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Human trafficking signs required by law, should not be removed

During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly amended state law requiring government entities, including institutions of the University System of Georgia, to publicly provide information about available resources for victims of human trafficking. Signs to this effect have begun...

Augusta University launches inaugural DNP in anesthesia

Students aspiring to become nurse anesthetists now have the option of gaining an education at the doctoral level at Augusta University’s College of Nursing. The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia recently elevated the college’s masters level Nursing Anesthesia Program to a Doctor of...

Additional information regarding House Bill 280

Georgia House Bill 280, commonly referred to as the “campus carry” legislation, takes effect as of July 1, 2017. For more information on this new law (which amends O.C.G.A. § 16-11-127.1) and how it will be implemented on University System of Georgia campuses, please read Chancellor Wrigley’s...

Ergul named Regents Professor

Dr. Adviye Ergul, a vascular physiologist and a prolific stroke researcher at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been named a Regents Professor by the University System of Georgia. Regents Professorships honor full-time faculty at the rank of professor whose exemplary...

State Health Officer distributes Zika information

The following communication regarding the Zika virus was distributed to all University System of Georgia presidents by Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health and State Health Officer Aug. 30, 2016 Dear University System of Georgia Campus Community, With the...

USG responds to Deal’s veto of campus carry bill

The following statement was issued by the University System of Georgia Atlanta — We sincerely appreciate Governor Deal’s veto of House Bill 859. We recognize this was not an easy decision for the Governor to make. The vast majority of our faculty, staff, parents and students are concerned about...

Keel named president of Georgia Regents University

Atlanta — July 8, 2015 The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today named Dr. Brooks Keel president of Georgia Regents University (GRU) in Augusta. Keel will assume his new position on July 20. “Brooks Keel brings a proven track record as a strong leader within our...

Regents announce tuition rates

On Tuesday, April 14, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) approved the tuition rates for the 2015-16 academic year. GRU students will experience a 5.5 percent increase. “To ensure we can continue to offer quality public higher education, we must continue to invest in our...

Presidential Search Committee Announced

The following information was sent out in email form by the University System of Georgia. Board of Regents Chairman Neil L. Pruitt Jr. has announced today the appointment of the Georgia Regents University (GRU) Presidential Search Committee. A national search will be conducted to replace GRU...

GRU to offer doctoral degree in education

The College of Education at Georgia Regents University will offer a doctoral degree in educational innovation – the university’s first doctoral degree outside of health and medicine. “Education is such an important component of our society, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to help...

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