Tue., December 11, 2012 7:50pm
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has given Georgia Perimeter College, a two year institution in Dunwoody, a 12 month warning to fix problems or lose accreditation. The board has reaffirmed Shorter University’s accreditation for another ten years.
Fri., September 21, 2012 11:02am
An audit has found that a $25 million shortfall at Georgia Perimeter College was caused by chronic overspending and an inattention to finances by administrators of the suburban Atlanta school. The review by the University System of Georgia was released Thursday.
Thu., September 13, 2012 5:23pm
Colleges across Georgia are looking at innovative ways to reach Governor Deal’s goal of increasing the number of graduates by a quarter million by 20-20.
Tue., August 14, 2012 11:58am
Georgia Perimeter College could face sanctions, warnings or additional monitoring because of ongoing financial problems when its accreditation agency does its review, according to the school’s interim leader.
Fri., June 22, 2012 2:12pm
Budget cuts will mean that students at Georgia Perimeter College will have fewer tutors and less people to answer questions about financial aid or what courses to take.
Tue., June 19, 2012 12:04pm
The interim leader of Georgia Perimeter College has told employees that 282 workers will be laid off. A campus-wide email sent by Interim President Rob Watts says the cuts affect 215 full-time employees and 67 part-time workers. The college employs about 3,110 people.
Fri., June 8, 2012 8:38am
Georgia's Open Records Act requires a 14-day waiting period between when state agencies and local governments name finalists and vote on an official hire, to give the public an opportunity to learn about the finalists and voice concerns. Under a new rule approved by the Legislature, the Board of Regents must give the public only five days' notice.
Mon., May 7, 2012 7:13pm
Georgia Perimeter College President Anthony Tricoli has stepped down over financial problems that led to the two-year institution being $16 million in the red.
Sat., August 20, 2011 8:47am
The University of Georgia and six other colleges in the state have received a $4.9 million federal grant to encourage minority participation in science, math and technology fields. The program also aims to increase the number of minority students getting graduate degrees in those fields.