A bill that would make it law in Georgia to keep undocumented students out of the state's public universities passed a House committee. Chancellor Erroll Davis told the committee that such a law would hurt the university system's reputation and is not needed.
President Barack Obama's budget plan would cut $100 billion from Pell Grants and other higher education programs over a decade through belt-tightening and use the savings to keep the maximum college financial aid award at $5,550, an administration official said.
Georgia Health Sciences University president Ricardo Azziz has more big plans for the school that just last week changed its name from The Medical College of Georgia.
The president of Georgia’s only public medical school wants to hire 500 new faculty members by 2018.
Emory University in Atlanta has received a donation of more than $1 million worth of rare books. The 22-title collection includes one of the first books ever printed in English, "Polychronicon," a 15th century volume of universal history.