Regents approve consolidated Georgia Regents University
The consolidation of Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities is official following today's approval of a resolution by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to form Georgia Regents University. The new university includes nine colleges, nearly 10,000 students, more than 650 acres of campus, nearly 150 buildings, more than 1,000 full-time faculty, approximately 5,600 staff, an integrated health system and a growing intercollegiate athletics program. Its economic impact will be nearly $1.3 billion. The inaugural class of GRU will enroll in this fall.