Georgia colleges report decrease in COVID-19 cases

New cases of COVID-19 on University System of Georgia campuses started to come down this week after increasing at the beginning of the fall semester. The number of positive tests reported at nine schools – including the University of Georgia and Georgia

Masks or no masks? Georgia colleges grapple with return to normal

Associate Professor Lydia Ray learned about Columbus State University’s plan for returning to campus in a one-on-one meeting with the university’s president. He told her what she didn’t expect to hear: that both unvaccinated individuals and vaccinated individuals could return to campus

Georgia remembers former lawmaker Hank Huckaby

Former University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby died Wednesday at age 79 after suffering a stroke last week. Huckaby served a brief stint in the state House of Representatives representing a Watkinsville-based district and before that spent years as an administrator

Will Georgia colleges increase tuition in the fall?

Students at Georgia’s 26 public colleges and universities won’t be hit with a tuition increase this fall for the second year in a row. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to hold the line on tuition during the

Elizabeth Warren wants to investigate Georgia college dorm operator

Two national Democrats have started an inquiry into a business that operates college dormitories in Georgia.  U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Democrat, sent a letter to Rhode Island-based Corvias Property Management, a private business that operates

Georgia awarded the most college degrees in its history last year

The University System of Georgia awarded a record-high 70,879 degrees during the last fiscal year, despite the challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. That marked a 4.5% increase over fiscal 2019 and the largest year-over-year increase since 2011, when the university system