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.
Tue., January 10, 2012 3:47pm
The state Board of Regents has approved the unprecedented merger of eight colleges to reduce costs, shrinking the university system from 35 to 31 institutions for the first time ever. University system Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced the move last week after visiting each campus to talk with administrators face-to-face.
Thu., January 5, 2012 8:32am
College campuses around the state have been on edge for months and [Thursday], state university system officials released their list of state colleges and universities they plan to consolidate to save money. Campuses could lose faculty and staff and students could be forced to pick up their books and study in new, farther off locations. The state Board of Regents has the final say over the proposed merger list.
Wed., January 4, 2012 8:33am
The University of Georgia is among the best public universities in the nation for quality education and economic value, according to an annual ranking by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Also on the list: Georgia Tech and North Georgia College and State University.
Tue., September 20, 2011 3:52pm
The repeal effective Tuesday of the military's ban on gay service members isn't expected to have a great impact at Georgia's military schools. The military branches already have trained most all of their personnel and cadets on the policy. A military science professor at North Georgia College and State University says, the training there was met without complaint or fanfare.
Mon., January 17, 2011 11:38am
The north Georgia city of Dahlonega has withdrawn its bid to host the state's Music Hall of Fame.
Thu., November 4, 2010 3:01pm
North Georgia commissions about 75 officers a year and the U.S. Army is looking for more soldiers fluent in languages that are considered Strategic.