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.
Georgia's public colleges and universities will have to earn the money they get from taxpayers by helping more students get a degree. The change is part of a new funding formula approved Wednesday by a commission appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal.