Board of Regents Approves New Mission Statement For Consolidated Georgia State And Georgia Perimeter

Posted On March 18, 2015

ATLANTA—In the next step in consolidating Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Tuesday, March 18, approved a new mission statement to reflect the institutional mission of the consolidated institution. The mission statement for Georgia State University was developed through an extensive process involving a… more »

President Becker Visits GPC Campuses, Shares Vision Of Consolidation

Posted On March 3, 2015
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By Rebecca Rakoczy

Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) is expected to become the 10th college under Georgia State University, and GPC students who meet requirements will be able to transfer seamlessly to Georgia State without reapplying.

Those were some of the points made by Georgia State’s president, Dr. Mark P. Becker, during his recent visits to… more »

Town Hall: Georgia State Student Government Association

Posted On February 3, 2015
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The Georgia State Student Government Association will host a Town Hall meeting on the Georgia State University/Georgia Perimeter College consolidation on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. in Room 220 in the Urban Life Building. Dr. Peter Lyons, associate vice provost for institutional effectiveness, and Dr. Doug Covey, vice president for student affairs, will answer… more »

Implementation Committee Appointed For GPC, Georgia State Consolidation, USG Announces

Posted On January 28, 2015
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ATLANTA – University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby has appointed the Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) – Georgia State University Consolidation Implementation Committee. The committee will have its first meeting at the USG System Office on Friday, Jan. 30.

The committee will provide regular updates to the campus communities. Information about the proposed consolidation is available at

Regents Approve Proposal to Consolidate Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College

Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College will consolidate to form a new institution to be named Georgia State University. Today, the Board of Regents approved a proposal from Chancellor Hank Huckaby recommending the consolidation of these two institutions to improve student success.

“Georgia State is a recognized national leader in improving student retention and… more »