Tag: Board of Regents

That Tuition Increase and Other Riveting University System of Georgia News

In case you were working on an end-of-semester project, sleeping off a hangover, or just disconnected from all things public college in this state, tuition is going to go up 2 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year. That should work out to between $27 and $98 per semester for full-time, in-state undergraduates, depending on the

Rumor has it…

Multiple sources are suggesting that Attorney General Sam Olens will be named President of Kennesaw State University. Olens, who previously served as Cobb County Commission Chair, was elected Attorney General in the state-wide 2010 elections. He would replace Dr. Houston Davis, the chief academic officer for the University System of Georgia, who has served as

Rising Tuition Not Just A Georgia Problem

This week’s Courier Herald column: One of the more interesting semi-public power plays during this year’s General Assembly has been between legislators and the Board of Regents. Georgia’s Constitution insulates the Board of Regents and thus the University System of Georgia from direct political influence. This is to keep the whims of modern politics from