April 20, 2015
Sarah Covert, a veteran UGA faculty member and administrator, has been named the institution's first associate vice president for faculty affairs.
The Georgia General Assembly, which adjourned April 2, passed a fiscal year 2016 state budget that includes an increase for higher education and merit-based salary increases for University System of Georgia employees, which includes those at UGA.
Each spring, the university hosts UGA Earth Week to encourage sustainable living. The weeklong celebration centers on the national Earth Day observance on April 22.