Tue., January 8, 2013 6:19pm
Eight public institutions of higher education across Georgia officially became four on Tuesday, as the state Board of Regents gave final approval to a consolidation scheme that’s been more than a year in the making. While substantive changes have been—and continue to be—in progress, the big day on campus was all about branding.
Tue., January 8, 2013 8:46am
The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to approve the consolidation of several college campuses Tuesday. The plans have long been in the works. Higher education leaders and other state officials say the mergers will save money by streamlining administrative and academic functions. The Regents are also expected to name presidents of the four new schools.
Mon., January 7, 2013 8:08am
The merger of some Georgia colleges won't be final until Tuesday, but work is already being done to promote the new names. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted last year to consolidate eight schools, and it is expected to give final approval Tuesday.
Thu., June 7, 2012 9:30am
Georgia’s 35 state colleges are getting $72.5 million in new funds for the upcoming school year aimed at addressing enrollment growth and increasing the number of college graduates in the state.
Thu., April 19, 2012 12:34pm
Officials have named an interim president at Gainesville State College in northeast Georgia. Randy Pierce was named to the post on Wednesday. Pierce is a past president of Georgia Highlands College.