Fri., April 3, 2015 8:08am
Valdosta State University officials said in a statement that beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the university will offer in-state tuition to applicants from South Carolina, Florida and Alabama.
Thu., January 15, 2015 3:34pm
University System of Georgia officials say the president of Georgia Regents University is resigning from his position.
Wed., June 11, 2014 11:51am
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Board of Regents challenging Georgia’s policy on limiting undocumented students’ access to state universities on undocumented students. Judge John Goger ruled that under sovereign immunity, the students can’t sue the state. Under the current state policy, undocumented students are barred from the top five most selective schools in Georgia and pay out-of-state tuition at other state schools. Martin Lopez-Galicia is an undocumented student who lives in Atlanta with his family. He says Georgia’s undocumented students will continue to fight against the policy.
Tue., April 15, 2014 1:00pm
Georgia’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday afternoon to raise tuition at the state’s public colleges. Starting in the fall, students at most schools will pay 2.5 percent more each semester. That’s between $32 and $85, depending on the school. Students say it will be tough to pay more. Armstrong Atlantic State University freshman Adrian Wyatt says to afford higher tuition, he might have to cut back the 16 credits he’s taking this semester.
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., June 12, 2013 5:00am
Two committees have been formed as part of a national search for the next president of Middle Georgia State College. Currently, John Black is serving as interim president of the college with campuses in Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman and Warner Robins.
Wed., February 13, 2013 3:01pm
The Georgia Board of Regents has approved Kennesaw State University's financial plan to support a NCAA Division I football program. The Board of Regents approved the school's plan to increase student fees by $100 per semester beginning this fall to support the football program.
Tue., January 8, 2013 3:46am
The Georgia Board of Regents is expected to approve the consolidation of several college campuses Tuesday. The plans have long been in the works. Higher education leaders and other state officials say the mergers will save money by streamlining administrative and academic functions. The Regents are also expected to name presidents of the four new schools.
Mon., November 14, 2011 12:07pm
College boosters looking for clues as to what state universities could be merged got little help in a recently adopted set of principles. The Board of Regents approved guidelines for merging public colleges and universities to save money and improve education. Savannah and Armstrong Atlantic State Universities are perennial merger targets because they are close together.