Tag Archives: georgia tech

House passes ’17 state budget; lawmaker lashes out against Board of Regents

The House okays the state budget for the new fiscal year, but takes a big cut out of funding for a Georgia Tech capital project . . .

Tags: David Stover , Earl Ehrhart , georgia tech , state budget , Terry England , University System

Tech officials tangle with lawmakers over student discipline

Legislators have some problems with how colleges are handling student suspensions and related discipline issues . . .

Tags: Bud Peterson , Earl Ehrhart , georgia tech , Phi Delta Theta , state funding , student suspensions , University System

Tech receives record gift, renames management school

Georgia Tech officials say they have received the largest pledged gift in the institute’s history, totaling $50 million . . .

Tags: college of management , Ernie Scheller , georgia tech

Deal launches trial program for needs scholarships

The governor announced a trial program to provide needs-based scholarships for some college students . . .

Tags: AT&T , Bud Peterson , college scholarships , georgia tech , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Tech named transportation research center

Georgia Tech is picked as the site of one of 10 national research centers by the U.S. Department of Transportation . . .

Tags: David Nahmias , Georgia appellate courts , georgia tech , HOPE , research center , Rick Jeffares , U.S. Department of Transportation , unclaimed prize money

On his way out the door, Perdue exacts some vengeance

Shortly before he leaves office, Perdue replaces three members of state commissions who went against his wishes on major issues . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , Board of Regents , georgia tech , Jenny Lynn Bradley , Jim Bishop , Oaky Woods , Sonny Perdue , Tom Wheeler

Perdue ‘persuades’ regents to delay decision

The Board of Regents knuckles under to Gov. Sonny Perdue and puts off a vote on a new engineering school at the University of Georgia . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Bud Peterson , engineering school , georgia tech , michael adams , Sonny Perdue , university of georgia