Mon., May 6, 2013 9:00am
A spokesman for the Georgia Board of Regents says the board has not approved any renovation work done at the president's home at Georgia Regents University in several years. But a variety of renovations completed since June 2010 amount to about $284,000.
Mon., April 29, 2013 9:00am
After giving $10 million last year to help fund a building that bears his name, the late Dr. J. Harold Harrison and his family topped that by giving $66 million to the Medical College of Georgia for scholarships. The Medical College of Georgia Foundation accepted the gift this weekend.
Thu., March 7, 2013 10:00am
A new publications policy has been implemented at Georgia Regents University following a controversy over altered photos of student athletes. University President Ricardo Azziz issued a statement taking responsibility for the photos, saying the alterations showed insensitivity to the history of the two schools that merged to create GRU.
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.
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.
Mon., August 20, 2012 6:41pm
About 300 people have taken part in a protest over a new name the Georgia Regents have approved for Augusta State University. The protest at noon Monday at Doug Barnard Amphitheatre came on the first day of the fall semester at the university.
Mon., August 20, 2012 11:00am
City leaders in Augusta will decide Tuesday whether to take sides in the controversy over the name chosen for a new college being formed by merging Augusta State University and Georgia Health Sciences University.
Thu., August 16, 2012 11:12am
Augusta residents upset at the name chosen for the city's new university are getting a chance to face the school's president. The president of the merged schools, Ricardo Azziz, (ah-ZEEZ) , has scheduled two forums Thursday to discuss the consolidation.
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.