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January 23, 2018   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

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Jan. 16 2018

COE dean search committee formed

University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the College of Education.

Jan. 8 2018

National search begins for next dean of UGA College of Pharmacy

University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Dec. 4 2017

Land use scholar named College of Environment and Design dean

Sonia Hirt, a seasoned administrator and one of the world's foremost scholars of land use and planning, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design.

Dec. 4 2017

CyberArch program to take UGA expertise to Georgia communities

The University of Georgia is extending its cybersecurity expertise across the state through a new initiative that will help businesses and communities identify ways to safeguard against potentially devastating cyberattacks.

Nov. 27 2017

Early action applications bring record academic credentials to UGA

Nearly 15,000 students applied for early action admission to the University of Georgia's Class of 2022, bringing record academic qualifications to the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Nov. 6 2017

Cook named vice provost for diversity, inclusion, initiatives

Veteran campus administrator Michelle Garfield Cook will be taking on an expanded leadership role as the institution's vice provost for diversity and inclusion and strategic university initiatives.

Nov. 6 2017

Graduation, retention rates at UGA reach all-time high

Measures of student success at UGA are at all-time highs, and ongoing enhancements to the learning environment aim to lift retention and graduation rates to even higher levels in the coming years.

Oct. 23 2017

$1 million gift will enable university to transform historic barn on Griffin campus into Dundee Cafe

A historic structure at the heart of the University of Georgia Griffin campus will undergo a $1 million renovation thanks to a gift from the Dundee Community Association.

Sep. 18 2017

BYU administrator will lead UGA Performing Arts Center

Jeffrey Q. Martin, an administrator with a proven record of bringing campus and community together to celebrate the arts, has been named director of the UGA Performing Arts Center.

Aug. 28 2017

University launches 113 ‘Double Dawgs’ degree programs

Students at the University of Georgia now have more than
100 opportunities to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years or less through a new linked-degree program known as Double Dawgs.

Aug. 21 2017

New designation highlights UGA’s role in cybersecurity research

The University of Georgia has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, a designation that underscores the role the university plays in advancing technology, policy and practices that strengthen America's cyber defense capabilities.

Aug. 14 2017

Unprecedented heights

The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary trend, with an average high school grade point average of 4.0 and a record average ACT score of 30.

Aug. 14 2017

Graduate School names plant pathology prof as associate dean

After a competitive internal search, Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour has named Ron Walcott associate dean of the Graduate School, a position in which he will provide administrative oversight and strategic vision during the next phase of the Graduate School's evolution.

Aug. 14 2017

Summer successes: Enrollment reaches new high in 2017

Whether on-campus, online or around the world, summer enrollment at the University of Georgia is on an upward trajectory.

Jul. 31 2017

Marine sciences professor named director of UGA Skidaway Institute

Clark Alexander, a scientist with a long history of fostering collaboration and excellence in research, has been named director of UGA's Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.

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