Tue., September 15, 2015 10:46am
Georgia Regents University in Augusta is getting a new name. The University System Board of Regents voted Tuesday to change the name of the school to Augusta University.
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.
Tue., April 14, 2015 2:50pm
Tuition is going up for Georgia students the state's 30 colleges and universities. The Georgia University System's board approved the rates at a meeting Tuesday. In-state students at Georgia Tech will see the biggest increase, up $405 per semester. That's a 9 percent increase.
Tue., January 6, 2015 3:36pm
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved a proposal to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College.
Wed., January 8, 2014 11:58am
The Board of Regents is considering a 100% smoke-free policy for all public colleges and universities in Georgia. Right now, schools decide their own tobacco policies. If the Regents approve the ban next month, it would go into effect in July. A total ban means no smoking, even at sporting events and in dorms and cars.
Mon., September 2, 2013 12:00pm
Opponents of a state college system policy are still waiting for a response to their lawsuit challenging Georgia’s treatment of undocumented students. But they say the state has already granted some rights to the students who are suing.
Thu., August 29, 2013 1:30pm
Money keeps many people from getting an education. But it’s especially so for a group of Georgia students whose parents brought them to the U.S. illegally. The state bars them from the top five public colleges and requires them to pay out-of-state tuition at the others. Many put their education dreams on hold or take years to complete a degree. Here are the stories of two undocumented students who should be finishing college this year. Instead, one is just starting while the other is a sophomore at a community college.
Thu., August 22, 2013 3:33am
Georgia’s state colleges and universities are now sub-divided into four different classes – “sectors,” as the University System of Georgia calls them. The Board of Regents approved the new policy last week. The categories – research university, comprehensive university, state university and state college – both determine and are determined by a college’s program of study, the degrees it offers and other measures.
Wed., August 14, 2013 3:02pm
The University System of Georgia took several steps Wednesday to establish a more comprehensive approach to guiding the state's 31 public colleges and universities. The Board of Regents voted to implement a new policy determining a wide range of issues, including what types of degrees each institution should offer, how much of an emphasis should be on research and teaching and access and admissions selectivity.
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.