Vice President, Public Affairs Division
Articles by Tom Jackson
|Sep. 11 2013||
A proposed Science Learning Center to be built on the University of Georgia's South Campus is one of two major capital construction projects approved by the Board of Regents today for submission to the governor as part of the fiscal year 2015 budget request.
|Oct. 18 2012||
The University of Georgia's fall student enrollment is 34,519, the fifth consecutive year UGA enrollment has stood between 34,000 and 35,000. The figure is a 0.9 percent decrease, or 297 students fewer than last fall semester. Of the total enrollment, 8,071 are new to UGA-including incoming freshmen, transfers or graduate students.
|Oct. 12 2012||
An ongoing investigation into what officials call "a criminal act of computer trespass" reveals that the personnel records of at least 8,500 current and former University of Georgia employees apparently were accessed by an intruder, UGA Vice President for Information Technology Timothy M. Chester announced today.
|Aug. 10 2012||
The University of Georgia and Choate Construction Company are examining the breakage of glass panes in four of the 358 panels on the facade of Stegeman Coliseum. Until the cause is determined and resolved, protective coverings have been placed over the entrances into the coliseum.
|Jun. 29 2012||
With the opening of the new fiscal year on July 1, the University of Georgia will be able to address several important budget priorities through increased state funding and a tuition increase approved in the spring.
|May. 3 2012||
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams informed the campus today that he will step down as president at the conclusion of the next fiscal year. At the end of his 16 years in office on June 30, 2013, Adams will stand fifth in length of service among the university's 21 presidents, tied with founding president Abraham Baldwin.
|Nov. 10 2011||
J. Griffin Doyle, who has served as the University of Georgia’s director of federal relations since 2003, was appointed today to the position of vice president for government relations, President Michael F. Adams announced. Doyle has served as interim vice president since his predecessor, Steve W. Wrigley, was named executive vice chancellor of the University System of Georgia in July.
|Aug. 24 2011||
A song by the legendary Athens-based band R.E.M. and the iconic Chapel Bell will carry the message of the University of Georgia to national television audiences this fall in a new television spot produced by a group of UGA alumni. The 30-second public service announcement will air during all televised Georgia games, with its debut during ESPN's broadcast of the Georgia vs. Boise State Chick-fil-A Kick-Off Classic to be played at the Georgia Dome on Sept. 3.
|Apr. 22 2011||
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams has been named Lipscomb University’s 2011 Alumnus of the Year.
|Jan. 6 2011||
Employees of WNEG-TV were informed of a staff reorganization today as the University of Georgia-owned station prepares for transition from a commercial station to a new public television station to be known as WUGA-TV and affiliated with Georgia Public Broadcasting.
|Jul. 6 2010||
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams announced the appointment of an interim director of athletics and members of a search committee to help choose the next UGA athletic director during a regular monthly media briefing July 6.
|Apr. 29 2010||
The University of Georgia this week notified the Navy Supply Corps School Local Redevelopment Authority that it has obtained all the necessary funding and approval to meet the Medical School Program requirement.
|Oct. 27 2009||
David E. Shipley, a law professor and former dean of the law school, will succeed UGA Vice President for Instruction Jere W. Morehead as faculty athletics representative effective July 1, President Michael F. Adams announced today.
|Sep. 23 2009||
The university plans to distribute 12,000 trash bags in parking lots and around campus this Saturday before the Georgia Bulldogs play host to the Arizona State Sun Devils in a 7 p.m. kickoff.
|Aug. 24 2009||
The University of Georgia joined with the eleven other Southeastern Conference institutions today to launch the SEC Academic Network-a Web site (www.secacademicnetwork.com) designed to promote academic endeavors of SEC universities-that is being established by the SEC in partnership with ESPN and the member universities.