AMERICUS (March 31, 2012)—Twice each year, the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) holds its monthly meeting on college and university campuses within the System. 

Georgia Southwestern to host April Board of Regents meeting

AMERICUS (March 31, 2012)—Twice each year, the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) holds its monthly meeting on college and university campuses within the System. Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will host the April 2012 meeting in its Student Success Center.

The regents will meet Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18. The meeting agenda is not yet finalized. In conjunction with the meeting, GSW will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Sciences Complex on Monday, April 16.

Appointed by the governor to serve seven year terms, the Board of Regents is composed of 18 members, five of whom are appointed from the state-at-large and one from each of the 13 congressional districts. The Board elects a chancellor who serves as its chief executive officer and the chief administrative officer of the University System.

The Board oversees the 35 colleges and universities that comprise the University System of Georgia, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and The Georgia Public Library System. These institutions enroll over 300,000 students and employ more than 41,000 faculty and staff who provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southwestern is a comprehensive, four-year member of the University System of Georgia. GSW offers over 40 bachelor's degrees; master's degrees in business, education, computer science, English and nursing; and a specialist degree in education.

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