In a Wednesday meeting of the Board of Regents, the University System of Georgia approved changes to post-tenure review, including lower standards for firing tenured professors and additional metrics for evaluation.
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With COVID-19 cases still high across the state and county, staff and faculty at the University of Georgia are frustrated with what they feel is a lack of leadership.
A United Campus Workers of Georgia protest against COVID-19 protocols drew a crowd of about 50 demonstrators and 30 counterprotesters to Tate Plaza Monday.
USG will give up to eight hours of paid time off to all workers, including temporary faculty and staff that they can use between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31.
Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, was indicted on Tuesday on various allegations, including running a Ponzi scheme that deceived investors out of millions.
The University System of Georgia naming advisory committee is scheduled to begin its final review of building, school and college names in early 2021, according to a Wednesday virtual meeting.
On July 12, Georgia surpassed 3,000 COVID-19 deaths. In Athens-Clarke County, the rate of new coronavirus cases was flat from July 6-12 compared to the previous week. In addition, new mask mandates from the University System of Georgia and ACC could help control the number of Athens cases.
Nearly 400 positions at the University of Georgia could be eliminated or held vacant under its fiscal year 2021 budget proposal meant to reduce costs due to revenue loss caused by the coronavirus.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents authorized a plan Thursday to include unpaid time off for faculty and staff at all 26 university system institutions for fiscal year 2021.
The University System of Georgia should switch to a pass/fail grading system. With so much uncertainty in the world, it's the best way to make classes fairer.