UGA News

Top 20 for 8 straight years

For the eighth consecutive year, the University of Georgia ranks in the top 20 among the nation’s best public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News’ 2024 rankings, released on Sept. 18, position the university at No. 20… Full story

UGA ranked No. 9 among public universities in the U.S. by Niche

The University of Georgia was recently ranked No. 9 on the latest list of Top Public Universities in the U.S. by the rankings platform Niche. The 2024 ranking, which was released last week, is based on Niche’s analysis of academic, admissions,… Full story

Standifer named vice provost for inclusive excellence and chief of staff to the provost

The University of Georgia has named Alton M. Standifer as its vice provost for inclusive excellence and chief of staff to the provost effective Oct. 1. Standifer presently serves as deputy chief of staff to President Jere W. Morehead. “Throughout his… Full story

UGA again leads the nation in new products based on research

The University of Georgia once again ranks No. 1 among U.S. universities for number of commercial products to market based on its research, according to an annual survey conducted by AUTM. For eight straight years, UGA has placed in the top two and… Full story

Morehead reappointed to NCAA leadership posts

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been reappointed to the NCAA board of governors and to a third term as chair of the NCAA Division 1 board of directors for the 2023-2024 academic year. The NCAA board of governors… Full story

UGA selects first vice provost for enrollment management

Following a nationwide search, the University of Georgia has named Andy Borst Vice Provost for Enrollment Management for the University of Georgia, effective Aug. 7, 2023. Borst, most recently director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Illinois Urbana/ Champaign,… Full story

Alumni Association reveals 2023 class of 40 Under 40

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2023, a group that includes a Country Music Award-winning musician, a New York Times bestselling author, a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and more. 40… Full story

UGA named one of America’s best colleges

The University of Georgia was recently recognized as one of the best colleges in the country through a top ranking from “Money” magazine in its annual Best Colleges in America list. This year, the publication redesigned its analysis from a numbered… Full story

UGA dedicates Delta Innovation Hub

By Clarke Schwabe Facility renovation was supported by a major gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation The University of Georgia dedicated the Delta Innovation Hub in a ceremony held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, recognizing The Delta Air Lines Foundation’s support… Full story

Holmes-Hunter Academic Building to undergo major renovation

By Clarke Schwabe Project approved by Board of Regents and supported by a Woodruff Foundation grant The University of Georgia will soon begin a comprehensive renovation of one of its most historic buildings on North Campus, the Holmes-Hunter Academic Building. The $30… Full story