Our network

Middle Georgia State College Comes Into Existence | Schools

Title (Max 100 Characters)

Middle Georgia State College Comes Into Existence
Schools

Tuesday, officials voted unanimously to turn two midstate schools into one consolidated institution, Middle Georgia State College.

That's according to a MGSC news release.

In January 2012, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents recommended to consolidate the campuses and faculties of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

PHOTOS | View the five campuses

RELATED | Students React to College Merger Plan

RELATED | New Logo Chosen for Middle Georgia State College

RELATED | Merchandise Hits Bookstore with New MGSC Logo

Since that recommendation, subcommittees worked to iron out kinks and questions:

  • How would two different academic structures be combined? 
  • What about accreditation? 
  • How would differences in tuition rates be resolved? 
  • What about athletics, given that only one college (Middle Georgia) offered intercollegiate sports? 
  • How would student information systems be merged and other technology issues addressed? 
  • What about differences in faculty matters, such as governance, promotion and tenure? 

Interim President Dr. John B. Black says, "The phrase, 'building the plane while flying it' applies here."

The school is projected to transform into a university in the next few years.

Related Photos

Schools

Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski Businesses

Upcoming Events near Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski

Community Sponsors

Are you interested in promoting your business to local customers?
The Place Where Haircuts Are Just The Beginning of Great Service!
Independent Associate Cynthia L Cummings