Tue., March 15, 2011 1:33pm
Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law. The new Republican governor made fixing the landmark scholarship a centerpiece of his legislative agenda this session. The program had been set to go broke as lottery proceeds failed to keep pace with rising tuition and soaring college enrollment.
Tue., February 22, 2011 8:52am
Governor Nathan Deal wants top-performing Georgia high school students to receive free tuition at public colleges. Deal on Tuesday outlined sweeping changes he is proposing to the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship, which is struggling financially.
Tue., February 15, 2011 8:36pm
A bill that would make it law in Georgia to keep undocumented students out of the state's public universities passed a House committee.
Tue., January 18, 2011 6:38pm
Board of Regents Chancellor Errol Davis told lawmakers Tuesday that tuition at Georgia's 35 colleges and universities will go up if budget cuts of $185 million are approved. Davis warned that the system cannot take another year with deep cuts.
Tue., September 14, 2010 2:54pm
The governing body for the state’s 35 colleges and universities is doing a tour of a handful of institutions this week. Tuesday the Board of Regents were spread across north Georgia.
Mon., August 2, 2010 2:55pm
A committee meeting of state lawmakers Monday sounded the alarm on evaporating funding for Georgia’s HOPE scholarship. One lawmaker says “the days are gone” where lottery proceeds can match money spent on HOPE.
Mon., June 21, 2010 3:18pm
Finding the most efficient and cost-effective ways to check citizenship of all Georgia college students is the focus of a special committee put together by the Board of Regents. That committee held its first meeting Monday.
Fri., April 23, 2010 12:17pm
The board of trustees at Mercer University has approved a $185.4 million op
Mon., March 1, 2010 9:01pm
Proposed reductions come as state tries to plug $1 billion shortfall in sta
Thu., January 21, 2010 5:34pm
A delegation from a Chinese University is in the middle of a visit to Bruns