Tue., May 19, 2015 1:01pm
The group's recommendations include purchasing an online training program that every school's students will use annually and hiring a coordinator to ensure that campuses follow federal and state laws.
Thu., April 9, 2015 11:10am
System Chancellor Hank Huckaby has named Cecil Staton as interim president of the university in south Georgia. Staton is the University System of Georgia's vice chancellor for extended education.
Tue., August 13, 2013 12:43pm
Chancellor Hank Huckaby, head of the University System of Georgia, had planned to discuss a controversial policy on undocumented students attending state colleges, but decided against it because of a newly-filed lawsuit on the issue.
Tue., August 6, 2013 12:18pm
A new study suggests University System of Georgia officials will be taking a closer look at funding requests for new buildings. The study highlights how much time classrooms are sitting empty at the state's 31 public college and universities. Campuses are using the study to consider alternatives to new construction.
Tue., August 6, 2013 2:40am
Barely a month into his tenure as president of the University of Georgia, Jere Morehead suspects he already knows his fundraising acumen will be the measure of his success in the position. Morehead talked about the importance of UGA's upcoming comprehensive campaign and other issues in a wide-ranging exclusive interview with GPB last week, including economic development the rising cost of college.
Tue., April 16, 2013 1:01pm
The University System Board of Regents has approved another round of tuition hikes at all state colleges and universities. Meeting in Savannah, the Regents cited the higher cost of doing business as the reason they're increasing tuition by 2.5% percent for most schools. Chancellor Hank Huckaby says, some schools are getting higher increases, as much as 7%.
Tue., January 31, 2012 2:37pm
Georgia’s top university official asked lawmakers Tuesday to table a controversial bill. It would bar illegal immigrants from attending any of the state’s 35 public colleges and universities. The bill would affect about 300 students or one tenth of one percent of students enrolled in the University System of Georgia.
Fri., January 27, 2012 10:56am
Students, faculty and alumni now know who will be implementing consolidation plans at Georgia public colleges. University system officials released the names of stake-holders who'll be serving on committees to turn eight institutions into four. But they haven't yet specified how much the consolidations could save.