Thu., December 13, 2012 1:10pm
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.
Tue., October 23, 2012 10:44am
Georgia is making plans that would change the way it funds public colleges in the state, tying the money to performance measures such as graduation rates. The plan, if given final approval, would mark a drastic change in the way Georgia funds its college system.
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.
Wed., March 23, 2011 4:08pm
Georgia colleges need to boost graduation rates to at least 53 percent by 2020, according to a new federal report. It’s the state’s share of an Obama administration goal for the U-S to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Georgia had a graduation rate of 35 percent in 2009.
Mon., January 10, 2011 1:00am
The Georgia university system wants to hold college presidents more accountable for student graduation. The Board of Regents this year is expected to approve a new salary structure for college and university presidents to place more emphasis on graduation rates.
Thu., December 9, 2010 3:39pm
The public pins most of the blame for poor college graduation rates on students and their parents and gives a pass to colleges, government officials and others, a new Associated Press-Stanford University poll shows.
Wed., October 27, 2010 5:09pm
The Board of Regents wants to improve graduation rates at Georgia’s 35 public colleges and universities. The board is asking college presidents to stretch resources in order to get the job done.