July 5, 2017

Unifying systems and resources for efficiency and success

People I meet outside of the university often ask me if our office slows down for the summer. They are surprised when I tell them that on the contrary, we actually pick up the pace as we work on new student orientation, preparing for the Fall and Spring semesters and implementing various new projects for the upcoming year. This is probably no different in your areas as well. … more

April 25, 2017

Celebrating Academic Excellence

Spring has become one of my favorite seasons—it’s a time of celebration for our faculty and staff who have worked hard to improve the lives of UGA’s students. Spring is when we recognize the innovative teaching and guidance of our faculty, teaching assistants, and advisors. … more

April 20, 2017

Academic Excellence: Teaching with Passion

Honors Week is marked with celebrations of our most accomplished teachers and students, including winners of our Creative Teaching Award. I hope you’ve had the opportunity to participate in the various ceremonies recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of the honorees from your schools and colleges. … more

March 29, 2017

Academic Excellence: Celebrating Innovation and Creativity

Spring has become one of my favorite seasons—it’s a time when we celebrate the successes of our faculty and staff who have worked hard to improve the lives of our students. Specifically, for the Office of Instruction, spring is when we recognize the innovative teaching and guidance of our faculty and advisors. … more

March 13, 2017

Moving Toward Summer: Things You Need to Know

Welcome back! I hope you had a great spring break and got the opportunity to unwind or get involved. With just six weeks left in the semester, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and prepare for not only the end of spring (and for some of you graduation), but also summer semester, future semesters and some changes in student financial aid. … more