- The Georgia Board of Regents voted unanimously Monday to hire Jere Morehead as the University of Georgia's new president.
- Morehead, who is a Georgia alumnus and has already served as a provost and vice president for academic affairs, will replace Michael Adams, who is scheduled to retire in June.
- Morehead will be the school's 22nd president.
From the article:
"... A presidential search committee named Morehead as the sole finalist for the position last week. In mid-December the committeeannounced the field had been narrowed to nine candidates — five of whom were college presidents. ..."