University of Georgia president Jere Morehead was formally invested as the school’s President in a ceremony in Athens on Nov. 19. Morehead was named President of the University of Georgia earlier this year. At Tuesday’s ceremony, Morehead promised to do his best to live up to the university’s expectations. He stressed that students are and will remain his first priority.
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.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams is leaving office after 16 years of service, clearing the way for President-elect Jere Morehead to officially begin in his new role. Morehead, who previously served as provost and vice president of academic affairs, is set to take office Monday.
University of Georgia President-elect Jere Morehead has announced a former UGA president has been appointed to serve as interim dean of the Terry College of Business. A national search for a permanent dean was halted earlier this month, and Morehead says the search will resume this fall.
University of Georgia President-elect Jere Morehead is announcing plans for a greater emphasis on economic development. Morehead said this week that the university will establish an economic development office in Atlanta to provide a closer link with the business sector and the Georgia Department of Economic Development.