August 15, 2013

CTL Lilly Teaching Fellows Program inducts new faculty

(l-r) Jean Martin-Williams (Lilly Fellows director), John Campbell, Nanette Spina, Kate Myrna, Kelsey Hart, Christopher Schulte, Casie LeGette, Laura Lu, Karen Hilyard, Jayani Jayawardhana, John Schramski (faculty affiliate) and Neelam Poudyal   … more

August 8, 2013

UGA first-year students set academic criteria records

The University of Georgia is welcoming the most academically qualified first-year class in school history, with the highest GPA and SAT averages on record for entering freshmen. UGA also experienced a record number of applications with nearly 20,300 received for fall 2013 admission. Since 2003, the number of freshman applications has increased by 72 percent. Approximately 5,150 first-year students-up 4 percent from 2012-and 1,100 transfer students are set to begin classes at UGA on Aug. 12. … more

July 3, 2013

Summer 2013 | UGA Instruction Updates

Inside This Issue...
  • CTL launches new programs for faculty in the fall
  • Faculty awarded 2013 Summer Innovative Instruction Grants
  • Outstanding Advisor/Mentor Awards presented by OVPI
  • UGA-Griffin campus adds two new degree programs

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May 31, 2013

UGA appoints new director for Office of Online Learning

Following a national search, Keith Bailey has been named director of the University of Georgia Office of Online Learning. Bailey will begin his new position on Aug. 1. "Dr. Bailey brings to UGA significant experience collaborating with faculty to develop online programs," said Laura Jolly, vice president for instruction. "He has a proven record of leadership, innovation and faculty engagement related to online teaching and learning. I am confident that his knowledge, experience and collaboration with faculty will take our Office of Online Learning to the next level." Bailey will provide the leadership for OOL to support academic departments' development and delivery of undergraduate and graduate courses and degrees.   … more

May 15, 2013

Spring 2013 | UGA Instruction Updates

Inside This Issue...
  • Narrowing the Gap: UGA takes steps to improve retention and graduation rates
  • UGA prepares to launch new online courses for summer 2013
  • Campus-wide Effort: Implementing a new student information system