The University System of Georgia’s new direct admissions program is off to a strong start, despite not getting off the ground until well after classes began last fall, system Chancellor Sonny Perdue said Wednesday.
The Biden Administration has told colleges they risk losing federal funding if they don't take aggressive steps to curb attacks on Jewish students, and harassment of pro-Palestinian students.
Some Democratic state lawmakers are demanding that Gov. Brian Kemp allocate more funding to Georgia’s historically Black colleges and universities.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents on Wednesday named John Fuchko III sole finalist to become the next president of Dalton State College.
A new study from the American Association of University Professors shows more than a quarter of public university professors in some states, including Georgia, are considering leaving their jobs.
One Georgia college administrator, Timothy Renick of Georgia State University’s National Institute for Student Success, says the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action should serve as a call for college and universities to look in the mirror to fix post-admission problems.
Chase Kitchen will go to college to learn how to work after he graduates with honors from Howard High School later this month.
Rakiya Lenon, editor-in-chief at the university's newspaper, interviewed attorney Frank LoMonte about open records and laws that protect members of the student press.
The Georgia Senate is supporting a bill instructing state agencies to not require a college degree for jobs unless truly necessary. The Senate voted 49-1 for Senate Bill 3 on Thursday.
College students are heading back to campus following more than two years of a pandemic that led many schools to empty out for full semesters and later move to hybrid schedules in a struggle to curb the spread of COVID-19.
“These schools have been punching way above their weight," Sen. Raphael Warnock said of historically Black colleges and universities. "They've been doing so much for so many, for so long, with so very little.”
College students across Georgia are dealing with plenty of stress from academics, relationships, family issues, and, increasingly, from finances. Until now, Georgia has been one of only two states with no state-funded needs-based aid program, but a bill awaiting Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature could change that.
Some low-income and rural high school students in Georgia face challenges related to cost and distance when it comes to taking the SAT or the ACT exams to get into college. The University System of Georgia has historically required at least one test score for admission.
Prospective freshmen at several University System of Georgia schools this fall may not be required to submit SAT and ACT test scores if they meet the minimum GPA requirements.
Around the country, colleges and universities are beginning to work through their historical relationships to the institution of slavery. Sometimes the history is well documented, even if ignored. In other cases, the connection between higher learning and slavery requires some detective work.