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

June 20, 2017

Liken named Registrar and Associate Vice President for Instruction

Fiona Liken has been named University of Georgia Registrar and Associate Vice President for Instruction overseeing the Office of the Registrar and the Office of Curriculum Systems effective July 1, 2017. Both offices report to the Office of Instruction and have worked closely together for the last five years with the implementation of Athena, the centralized student information system that houses curricular and registration data. … 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