Unlike Michael Adams, President-to-be Morehead will live in the President's House on Prince Avenue.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The search took the committee members back to the UGA campus.
Reared in Lakeland, Florida, Jere Morehead moved as a teenager to DeKalb County with his family when his father was transferred. He graduated from Southwest Dekalb, then went to Georgia state, finishing in 1977. He came to UGA for law school, and left for a few years after he graduated in 1980, working for the U.S. Department of Justice for six years. In 1986, he returned to UGA to join the faculty. And though he has spent time elsewhere--teaching one year at the University of Michigan Law School--Jere Morehead has never left the university. He has taught classes. He has advised student groups. He's done research and published articles. He's been on more boards and committees than you can shake an iPhone at. And, for the past several …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Current President Michael Adams leaves in 2013.
And then, there were nine. The search committee charged with finding a replacement for UGA President Michael Adams has narrowed the group of candidates to nine, according to a story in the Athens Banner Herald. Chairman Larry Walker, a UGA alum and a member of the Board of Regents, said that all nine are in academia, the story says. That puts an end to the speculation that Zell Miller or Sonny Perdue were interested in the job. According to an announcement given to the Banner Herald, Walker said that "All have excellent credentials and have experience at large, public institutions." Many of the candidates have worked at large land-grant schools like UGA. Five are current college presidents. Three of the candidates are provosts. And one …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
The Board of Regents will vote this week on the final agreement.
Michael Adams will be leaving his job as President of the University of Georgia next June. A shower of money will follow him for the next five years: he will get a $2.7 million in a retirement package, including a $600,000 lump sum. Among all university employees, Adams received a $50,000 raise in June 2011. Other UGA employees havent't had a raise in three years. The money came from the UGA Athletic Association. According to a story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, it isn't clear whether the $600,000 will come from the UGA Foundation, which is private money, or from the taxpayers of Georgia. According to the university system, the story says, the president has a total compensation package of $660,318, and a base salary of $258,670. …