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.
The chairman of the search committee looking for a new president for the University of Georgia says the field is down to a dozen candidates. But state Board of Regents member and search committee Chairman Larry Walker said more applicants could be added to the list before the final cuts are made.
Georgia is one of seven regional hubs chosen to participate in Harvard University’s Digital Public Library of America, the long-term goal of which is to make every book ever published available for free online.
The Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia Wednesday approved 17 construction projects at campuses around the state. They include an expansion of UGA’s Terry School of Business and the Marcus Nanotechnology program at Georgia Tech.
On Wednesday the US Supreme Court will consider whether to ban colleges from using race as a qualifying factor in admission decisions. Two of Georgia’s research universities have different takes on the debate.