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USCA's Jordan named finalist for UNA president

...Aiken, is scheduled to interview for the position on Oct. 22-23.Joining Jordan as finalists are Kenneth Kitts (vice chancellor at UNC Pembroke), Randall Hanna (chancellor of the Florida College System) and Robin Capehart (president of West...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-14/uscas-jordan-named-finali
Regents OK employee co-pay increase

...years across the country, but the system has kept its cost increases to half that, according to Marion Fedrick, vice chancellor for human resources.Still, the system ended up last year with a $17 million deficit that it's asking the legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-10/regents-ok-employee-co-p
Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

...I expect we're going to see a lot of variety," said John Fuchko, the system's chief auditor and associate vice chancellor.The variety will be due to the range of schools, from the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech which have garnered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/do-ga-colleges-need-so-ma
Old pipe burst near UCLA floods Pauley Pavilion floor

...school's storied basketball court, Pauley Pavilion, less than two years after a $136 million renovation.UCLA Vice Chancellor Kelly Schmader said 8 to 10 inches of water covered the basketball court and it showed some signs of buckling. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-30/old-pipe-burst-near-ucla-floods-p
Regents asked to boost health premiums, deductibles

...approach.The phase in is to allow employees time to adjust their personal budgets, according to Marion Fedrick, vice chancellor for human resources."We didn't want to increase employees very fast," she said.Regent Richard Tucker wanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-21/regents-asked-boost-heal
University System of Georgia changes gay couples' benefits

...system's finances, and officials aren't sure yet how many couples will be eligible, said Marion Fedrick, the vice chancellor of human resources. About 27,240 system employees use the Optional Retirement Plan affected by the decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-30/university-system-georgia-cha
Georgia college enrollment drops

...trajectory we were prior to the recession," said Shelley Nickel, the University System of Georgia's associate vice chancellor for planning and implementation.Students also flocked to technical colleges during the recession, but as unemployment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-30/georgia-college-enrollmen
University System of Georgia Board of Regents bans tobacco use beginning Oct. 1

...also to visitors ? including football fans, contractors and subcontractors, said Marion Fedrick, the system's vice chancellor for human resources, who explained the reasons for the policy before the vote.The ban also will apply to buildings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-18/university-system-georgia-bo
Officials approve tuition increases, with biggest changes at Georgia Tech, UGA

...high number of scholarship recipients who attend the four research universities, said John Brown, the system's vice chancellor fiscal affairs and treasurer.There was no discussion of the increases among board members at Tuesday's meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-15/officials-approve-tuition
Georgia officials hope lower online tuition will boost enrollment

...staff worried that classes were too expensive for those non-traditional students, said Mike Rogers, the assistant vice chancellor of faculty development. Online faculty members also are being encouraged to consider free resources, or at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-20/georgia-officials-hope-lower-online