Sam Pardue says he will step down as dean of the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, leaving Athens at the end of the new spring semester and return to his native North Carolina. Pardue has been UGA’s Ag School dean since 2016.
The University of Georgia’s Center for Student Activities and Involvement is organizing this afternoon’s new student welcome activities, set for 5 o’clock at Stegeman Coliseum. The new students—those who are beginning their first semesters at UGA—will get a tour of the University’s new indoor practice facility and take in tonight’s Lady Dogs basketball game. The Dogs are hosting Vanderbilt in a game that tips at 7 o’clock.
Construction work is expected to make for more rock blasting today at UGA: crews are working in an area around the University’s Natural History Museum. The rock blasting is scheduled to take place around 3:30 this afternoon.
Economists from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business are on the road today: they will be offering their economic forecast for middle Georgia in a noon-hour luncheon at the Convention Center in Macon.