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.
Fri., December 14, 2012 8:44am
It’s blue and gray for the new Georgia Regents University. Those are the colors selected by students, faculty, staff and alumni in a vote this week.
Mon., October 29, 2012 6:00am
Georgia Regents University Augusta is the official name of a new institution resulting from the merger of two Augusta universities. The decision came after some objected to dropping Augusta from the name. And it has branding implications for both the university and the city.
Thu., October 25, 2012 1:00pm
University officials in east Georgia say a compromise has been reached with a group that sought to include Augusta in the name of a newly consolidated university. Georgia Health Sciences University announced Thursday that Georgia Regents University Augusta will be the name used in the school's official logo and in marketing efforts for Augusta's new consolidated university.
Wed., October 24, 2012 3:39pm
Members of a group pushing to keep the name ‘Augusta’ in a new consolidated university in that city say they’re confident the two sides will come to a compromise. They reject the name ‘Georgia Regents University’ chosen by administrators.
Tue., October 16, 2012 8:32am
Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center has signed a scientific cooperation agreement with a leading French cancer institute. They will develop joint research activities and exchange faculty.
Thu., September 20, 2012 11:30am
The fight over what to call the merger of two Augusta colleges isn't subsiding a month after state officials chose the name Georgia Regents University. A group of local businessmen plans to lobby Gov. Nathan Deal and University System officials to put the word "Augusta" back into the school's name.
Thu., August 23, 2012 11:37am
The Virginia university founded by television preacher Pat Robertson is suing a new Georgia university, saying its new name is too similar and will create confusion. The private Regent University announced Wednesday it is filing the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Augusta.
Tue., August 21, 2012 5:14pm
Contract negotiations between Northeast Georgia Health System and insurer UnitedHealthcare are down to the wire, with the current contract set to expire at midnight Tuesday. This is the second contract between a Georgia provider and an insurer to go to the last minute in as many weeks. And it likely won’t be the last.