Thu., December 1, 2011 10:16am
Eight new college presidents are needed by August.
Thu., November 3, 2011 5:56am
About 3,700 college students have applied for the state's new low-interest loan program created to help soften cuts made to the HOPE scholarship. The loans have a 1 percent interest rate. Students will find out starting next week if they are selected for the loans.
Thu., September 22, 2011 2:40pm
The University of Georgia has delegated a committee to fill the position of dean of the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences. According to school officials, the committee will be assisted by UGA's executive and faculty search group.
Thu., August 4, 2011 3:04pm
Georgia’s public colleges and universities will spend the next year finding new ways to raise the number of students who graduate on time. That effort is part of a new plan announced Thursday morning by Governor Nathan Deal. The governor said the goal is to help prepare for a future in which 60 percent of jobs require post-secondary degrees.
Mon., August 1, 2011 1:20pm
The state’s largest university is experiencing significant growth in the numbers of first-year minority student enrollment. That growth is the increase in black and Hispanic freshmen about to begin classes at the University of Georgia. African-Americans will make up 9 percent of UGA’s 5,500 student incoming class this fall. And 5 percent of the school’s first-year students are Hispanic. Both represent all-time highs for UGA.
Tue., July 19, 2011 12:11pm
The Georgia Student Finance Commission is happy with the number of applicants for the Student Access Loan Program. This new loan program is in its first year. The GSFC originally estimated that 15,000 students would apply for the loan.
Thu., February 17, 2011 5:59pm
State lottery sales can no longer keep up with demand for the HOPE scholarship. Lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Tuesday to remedy Hope's depleting funds.
Mon., February 14, 2011 10:18am
President Barack Obama's budget plan would cut $100 billion from Pell Grants and other higher education programs over a decade through belt-tightening.
Fri., November 12, 2010 10:01am
For the first time ever, the University of Georgia Athletic Association is paying for a distinguished professorship at the university.
Fri., November 20, 2009 6:04pm
Students take an average of six years to get a bachelor's degree, blaming r