Petition signers ask Shorter University to reconsider an employee policy. People who work there must agree to sign lifestyle statement or risk termination. Meanwhile, another Baptist university has extended benefits to same sex partners.
Mercer University's nursing program has been given $430,000 in federal grants to do more nursing training and help increase the number of nursing faculty. The private Georgia college received a $413,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a loan program aimed at helping registered nurses get a graduate education so they can teach.
A group of public and private colleges in Georgia has formed a consortium to promote and improve engineering education in the state. They will look for ways to expand engineering education in the state.