Jere Morehead will become the University of Georgia president on July 1, 2013.
When he steps down from the UGA Presidency on June 30, Michael Adams will move his office from Jackson to Hull street. Instead of the Administration Building, he will be in the Richard Russell Special Collections Library Building. According to a story in the Athens Banner Herald, the university will spend less than $25,000 to convert a third-floor classroom into an office for Adams. Who uses the classroom now? The newspaper says freshmen Odyssey classes and others looking at archival materials or learning to use archival materials.
UGA's Russell Library launches programs to educate and entertain citizenry during election season
This election season, UGA's Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a series of non-partisan community forums, films, debate viewings, stump speeches in a series of programs titled “Ready, Steady, Vote!” Focusing on preparing the citizenry for the various local, state and national political races, the series will take place in the new Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries in the exhibit area on the second floor. The events are free and open to the public, and parking is available in the Hull Street parking deck at no cost to participants. Dates and short descriptions of each event are listed below. For more information, click here. Sept. 6 – 6:30-9 p.m. Film Screening: Mr. Smith …