Tag Archives: Ben Tarbutton

Regents okay $2.7 million retirement payout for Adams, approve other raises

Regents approve lucrative retirement package for UGA President Mike Adams, give compensation increases to several other presidents . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , Bud Peterson , Cheryl Dozier , Dan Papp , michael adams , University System

‘Occupy’ protestors hit Regents’ meeting

A Board of Regents meeting is briefly disrupted by Occupy Georgia State protestors who criticize tuition and fee increases . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , Occupy Georgia State , tuition increases

Political Notes – They still want a tobacco tax increase

Healthcare representatives are hoping that the General Assembly will pass an increase in the excise tax on cigarettes . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , Ben Tarbutton , Cindy Zeldin , Dean Alford , Don Leebern , Eric Bailey , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Nathan Deal , Roger Lane , Ron Stephens , tobacco excise tax

Regents approve plan to boost college graduation rates

University System and Technical College System officials work up a plan intended to improve the state’s college graduation rates . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , college graduation rates , Hank Huckaby , Nathan Deal , Technical College System of Georgia , University System

Regents forge ahead with campus consolidations

The Board of Regents approved general guidelines to be considered in the consolidation or merger of some of the state’s public colleges . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , campus consolidations , Hank Huckaby , Steve Wrigley , University System

Regents will consider consolidation of colleges

The University System chancellor and the Board of Regents are taking up the explosive issue of merging some of the state’s public colleges and universities . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , college mergers , Hank Huckaby , Larry Walker , Technical College System , University System

Regents, chancellor say they’ll shift focus to graduation

Chancellor Hank Huckaby plans to emphasize graduation rates over enrollment growth for the University System of Georgia . . .

Tags: Ben Tarbutton , Board of Regents , enrollment growth , graduation rates , Hank Huckaby , University System