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What the heck is going on in Georgia higher ed?
From Sonny Perdue’s chancellorship to the end of tenure as we know it, here’s a look at the recent controversies affecting Georgia’s public colleges and universities and where everything stands right now.
How the Board of Regents pulls the strings at Georgia’s colleges and universities
Who controls Georgia colleges and universities? It’s not the university presidents. The buck stops with the Board of Regents.
The complicated math behind buying a college education in Georgia
We set out to break down what it costs to attend some of Georgia’s top schools—and how much of those price tags is paid from the pockets of students.
College Towns of the South: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
When most people think of Tuscaloosa, they think of the Crimson Tide. But those who know this city well think of: fishermen reeling in bluegill on Lake Tuscaloosa; students jogging along the town’s Riverwalk; kids filling up on biscuits at Rama Jama’s across from Bryant-Denny Stadium.
College Towns of the South: Tallahassee, Florida
Tallahassee merges the beauty of a small Southern town with the upbeat lifestyle of a big city. Florida’s state capital offers lush parks and outdoor adventure, grand old homes and a booming nightlife.
College Towns of the South: Columbia, South Carolina
The state capital and home to the University of South Carolina, Columbia encapsulates classic Southern charm and the vigor of USC students. And the city’s evolving landscape still manages to cling to its historical roots.
College Towns of the South: Athens, Georgia
Known for its music, football, and vibrant culture, Athens in northeast Georgia is both sophisticated and sweet. The Victorian-era downtown is filled with galleries and boutiques, while its concert venues lure international acts and its restaurants earn raves from Food & Wine.
College Towns of the South: Oxford, Mississippi
Named after the university town of Oxford, England, this north-central Mississippi town was founded in 1837 by three men who wanted to establish a site for the state’s first higher-learning institution. Now, more than 175 years later, Oxford is home to the University of Mississippi (colloquially known as Ole Miss), as well as a rich cultural and literary history.