University Merger

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Georgia attacks Regent trademark

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia filed a petition on Dec. 4 seeking the cancellation of a Virginia college's trademarked name.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

Consolidation work still ahead

A year ago, officials said, they could not have foreseen the "hundreds and thousands" of extra hours that scores of people would devote to the consolidation of Augusta State and Georgia Health ...
Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

ASU fall graduates make history

Along with the memories and diplomas, more than 400 graduates at Augusta State University's fall commencement Thursday took with them a part of history: being in ASU's final graduating class.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

GRU colors, logo and seal chosen in survey

Those supporting Georgia Regents University will be sporting blue and silver gray next year.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

ASU, GHSU consolidation approved

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges voted to approve the consolidation of Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities at its annual meeting in Dallas.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Colleges' merger prompting relocations

Space and facility use Studies have been undertaken to make use of various buildings and offices that will become available as departments are shifted and combined to create Georgia Regents ...
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Legal challenge to school's name narrowed

A Virginia school has opted to proceed on simpler legal grounds to challenge the name Georgia Regents University.
By Sandy Hodson | Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

GRU forum focuses on athletics, campus life

Georgia Regents University officials touted two key aspects of the new institution at forums on the Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities campuses Friday: athletics and student ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

GRU to produce radio show in partnership

Georgia Regents University will go live on the radio waves in January when it begins a partnership with WACG 90.7 and Georgia Public Broadcasting.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

ASU plans music therapy program

To help expand the reach music therapy has in the Augusta area and beyond, Augusta State University is developing a music therapy degree program with hopes of enrolling the first class in fall ...
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Azziz sees big university future

Georgia Health Sciences University President Ricardo Azziz launched far-reaching goals in an address Thursday.
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Letter: You call this a compromise?

I wasn't aware this was about "compromise." Augusta should be part of the official name of the school, period.
By Scott Finley | Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

Letter: GRUA solution is "farcical"

Since this is not to go through the Board of Regents again, it is not official and will be discarded as soon as things quiet down.
By George Dean | Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

Letter: GRUA even less marketable

I urge those in control of the university name to reconsider.
By Jonathan Wetherbee | Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

City Ink: GRUA, explained

Just in time for Halloween, the powers that be stuck the word "Augusta" on the end of Georgia Regents University, not as part of the official name, mind you, but for branding purposes.
By Sylvia Cooper | Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012

Letter: I have just one question

Really?
By Richard Craig III | Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

Letter: A 'compromise'? Hardly

And what will be Azziz's legacy? If he keeps working hard, he might just become more beloved than Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman.
By John C. Huffman | Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

Letter: GRUA is marketing disaster

The only acceptable name choices should be the University of Augusta or Augusta University. Period.
By Bert Dean | Friday, Oct. 26, 2012

Students react to name compromise

Students at Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities offer their thoughts on adding Augusta to the name of the consolidated school.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

Augusta back in university name

After a fierce public protest, Augusta will be in the name of the consolidated Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities as its "brand," officials said Thursday morning.
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012

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