The University of Georgia Foundation says it will be offering an additional $3.3 million for scholarships, faculty support and other initiatives in the next fiscal year. The foundation made the announcement in a press release Monday, saying the surplus funds were the result of strong returns on investments as well as budget management.
The long-time publisher of the University of Georgia’s student newspaper, The Red and Black, issued a statement late Thursday about his decision to step down. Harry Montevideo and the paper’s board reached an agreement Wednesday that he would leave after 30 years at the helm.
Harry Montevideo, the long-time publisher of the University of Georgia’s independent student newspaper, The Red and Black, resigned from his post Wednesday. According to board member Chuck Reece, Montevideo and the board reached a mutual agreement at a special board meeting.
University of Georgia officials have announced the school will extend some benefits to domestic partners similar to what married couples receive. UGA President Michael Adams says the school will offer dental and vision insurance to domestic partners of UGA employees.
A concert held last weekend at the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium was an immediate success for those both on campus and off. The country concert featured Georgia artists Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett as well as Florida native Jake Owen.
On Thursday researchers are presenting evidence at the University of Georgia that what was thought to be an ancient sculpture was likely made much more recently. The discovery was made through a unique collaboration between art and science.
The University of Georgia plans to compare the salaries of male and female professors in an attempt to find out whether they're getting equal pay for equal work and accomplishment. UGA administrators will conduct the study in the next academic year.