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.
Prices are going down for almost all of Georgia's 340,000 public university and college students. University System regents voted Tuesday to eliminate a fee in exchange for a big boost in state funding.
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.
A Georgia Senate study committee is looking into the high costs of schools in the University System of Georgia, particularly their ongoing fees introduced after the 2008 recession that were supposed to be a temporary measure.
The Georgia Board of Regents voted Wednesday to make sweeping changes to the state’s rules surrounding tenure for academic staff, and now some professors are crying foul.
Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Georgia Board of Regents is set to consider changes to professor tenure at the 26 public institutions the state manages. Supporters say the changes streamline the post-tenure review process for Georgia professors and codify when professors who do not meet expectations can face punishments.
College professors across Georgia took up signs and bullhorns Monday to protest statewide policies barring university leadership from requiring COVID-19 safety precautions like mandatory masks inside campus buildings.
One professor at Kennesaw State University says he was not allowed to switch to online classes after the majority of students chose not to wear masks despite rising cases of COVID-19.
This year’s statewide campaign phrase for the United Campus Workers of Georgia is “Stop the Spread.” It’s part of the group's mission to address the University System of Georgia’s relaxed COVID-19 policies — and members at Georgia State University held a protest Monday.
College students across Georgia are back to hitting the books and tablets as a new semester began this month on campuses across the state. But this fall semester, many professors say they have more than grading and lecturing to worry about.
When Georgia college students return to their classrooms this month, masks and vaccines will be encouraged, but not required, according to guidance from the University System of Georgia posted on the University of Georgia’s COVID-19 response website Monday.
Thursday on Political Rewind: As the Peach State seeks a new permanent chancellor for its public universities and colleges, leaders of North Carolina's public university system found themselves embroiled in a national debate over race, journalism and academic freedom. In Georgia, former Gov. Sonny Perdue seeks the top position in the state's university system.
As thousands of students plan to return this fall, the debate over vaccine mandates rages across Georgia campuses.
Dr. M. Brian Blake will become Georgia State University’s first Black president in the school’s 100-year history. Announced as the sole finalist last week, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia will have a chance to take action on the appointment at their meeting Friday.