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Georgia regents seek $2 billion for state schools

ATLANTA - Taxpayers will fund an additional $46 million for public colleges and universities, or 2.4 percent more, if the Legislature approves a request that the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents unanimously authorized Tuesday.
Georgia officials hope lower online tuition will boost enrollment

This fall, the cost of eCore classes will drop $20 per credit hour. It's the first time Georgia's Board of Regents has lowered tuition for the program since its 1999 launch.
Civil rights suit filed against GRU police officer in tasing case

An Augusta man repeatedly tased by an Georgia Regents University police officer filed suit Friday in U.S. District Court.
Snuff already

Smoking already is banned inside facilities that are owned or leased by the state of Georgia. Dr. Hopkins' proposal would extend the ban to outdoor areas.
City leaders want source of Azziz's comment on Augusta population decrease

Community leaders would like to know the source of Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz's data that Augusta's population has decreased by 10 percent.
GRU compromise works

Is having "Augusta" as part of the brand name an excellent compromise considering an all or nothing approach likely would have ended with no funding or name change at all? Absolutely.
Stop bickering and embrace new university

Community leaders, political leaders and educational leaders must develop GRU as a vital entity
Azziz rulership is an affront

The name GRU is a violation of U.S. philosophy on many levels. This is no country for rulers.
Regents OK GRU renovations, planning

ATLANTA - Two renovation projects at Georgia Regents University got the go-ahead Tuesday from the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents which also approved the drafting of a new master plan for the merged school.
Georgia wants court to dismiss 'Regents' name suit

Georgia's attorney general is asking a federal judge to toss out the trademark infringement lawsuit over Georgia Regents University.