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University of Georgia faculty hires told they're part of economic-development team

...trio of Atlanta-area schools.UGA opened an office in Atlanta a year ago devoted to economic development, and university President Jere Morehead told the new hires he has been pleased with it so far because economic development fits within the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-12/university-georgia-faculty-hi
Notre Dame looking at four football players in academic probe

...linebacker Kendall Moore is also being held out of practice during the investigation.Rev. John Jenkins, the university president, said Notre Dame has notified the NCAA about the inquiry.The university is investigating if other students also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-15/notre-dame-looking-four-f
NCAA board hands five biggest conferences more power

...part of Division I, but I think it allows us to provide more benefits to student-athletes."A handful of university presidents who spoke at NCAA headquarters after the vote agreed on one thing: Paying athletes to play is off the table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-07/ncaa-board-hands-five-big
Two Miami Hurricanes players arrested on sex charges dismissed from team

...possessing a stolen or forged driver's license.Court records did not list an attorney for either man. But University President Donna Shalala and Blake James, the school's athletic director, each issued statements condemning sexual assault...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-08/two-miami-hurricanes-play
Rants & Raves

...man twice elected because of the color of his skin rather that the content of his character. IF GEORGIA REGENTS University President Ricardo Azziz's highest priority is safety, then why is the gun-happy stun gunner Wesley Martin still an employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-10/rants-raves
University cruises while GRHS struggles

...said. "That's a big swing in expenses that we've got to try to mitigate for next year."Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz, who is CEO of the health system, said net patient revenue is higher than last year and shows some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/university-cruises-while-grh
NCAA President Mark Emmert rails against prospect of pay for athletes

...equal shares for each year they play, with the money paid only after an athlete leaves college.Emmert, a former university president who has headed the NCAA for nearly four years, said even deferred payments would be in direct violations of NCAA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-19/ncaa-president-mark-emmert-rails-
Who guards the guardians?

...week and reassigned to an administrative post, presumably where there is little cause to reach for a weapon.University President Ricardo Azziz issued a statement to GRU students, faculty and staff earlier this week reassuring them he is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-07/who-guards-guardians
Azziz responds to investigation into GRU officers

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz says he will not tolerate conduct by university employees that has the potential to harm others, calling campus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-03/azziz-responds-investi
City Ink: Candidates get back to their real lives

...is go ahead and concede to Hardie."Former City Adminis trator Fred Russell got one vote and Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz got three, which is good because with any more he might authorize a survey on renaming Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-05-24/city-ink-candid