Mon., August 13, 2012 7:32am
Augusta Chronicle publisher William S. Morris III resigned from an advisory board at Georgia Health Sciences University after the Board of Regents voted last Tuesday to call two combined Augusta schools Georgia Regents University.
Mon., August 6, 2012 3:23pm
The Georgia Board of Regents will consider the names for two merged universities and its budget request for next year at two days of meetings starting Tuesday. Gov. Nathan Deal has directed state agencies to plan for 3 percent reductions for next fiscal year and for the second half of the budget that began last month. That will include cuts at the 35 state colleges and universities.
Thu., June 7, 2012 9:30am
The new merged Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University still doesn't have a name, but the presidents say a working group will submit a list of six possible names for public comment by the middle of the month. Meanwhile, Middle Georgia State College does have a new name and is looking for new school colors and a mascot.
Tue., May 8, 2012 6:47pm
The state Board of Regents has approved names for two institutions created by campus consolidations in central and north Georgia.
Tue., March 13, 2012 4:35pm
State officials have put a deadline on merging eight public colleges into four. University system officials said Tuesday that the newly formed institutions will launch in January, a year after Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced the merger plan as a way to save money by reducing administrative costs across the state.