October 25, 2016

Engage: Teaching Outside the Box

We’ve talked in recent months about how to help our students succeed, offering them greater tools and resources to help them prepare for life after graduation. One such emerging tool is providing greater student access to textbooks and learning materials, and it’s gaining momentum among faculty at UGA and other University System schools, while collectively saving students millions of dollars over the course of their college careers. … more

October 16, 2016

Engage: Thinking Beyond the Major

It should come as a no surprise to anyone that the landscape around higher education has changed very rapidly in the last several years. One significant shift has been in the nature of knowledge and skill that lead to new discoveries, development of high impact practices, better employability or improved overall outcomes for individuals and communities. … more

September 27, 2016

Vencill named UGA associate vice president for instruction

Athens, Ga. – William K. Vencill, a professor and veteran administrator in the department of crop and soil sciences at the University of Georgia, has been named associate vice president for instruction. The appointment is effective October 1. … more