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2016 Liberty Bowl

SPECIAL THANKS BOWL HISTORY HONORS UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA 64 | 58th AutoZone Liberty Bowl TCU GEORGIA BOWL EVENTS WELCOME UGA PRESIDENT Jere W. Morehead became the University of Georgia’s 22nd President on July 1, 2013. Prior to becoming President, he served UGA in many key administrative roles, including Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Vice President for Instruction, and Associate Provost and Director of the Honors Program. President Morehead is the first alumnus of UGA to be named President in more than forty-five years. He received his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Georgia in 1980 and served as an Assistant United States PRESIDENT JERE W. MOREHEAD Attorney with the Department of Justice from 1980 to 1986. UGA BY THE NUMBERS Founded: January 27, 1785, by the Georgia General Assembly. UGA is the first state-chartered university in America. Location: Athens, Georgia (Clarke County), about 60 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Size: Main campus: 460 buildings on 762 acres; Total acreage in 30 Georgia counties: 41,539 acres Annual Budget (FY 2015): $1.48 billion (27.4% provided by the state of Georgia) Research (FY2014): Externally sponsored research expenditures: $203.42 million ; Intellectual Property Income: $6.6 million Schools and Colleges: The University of Georgia is a comprehensive land and sea grant institution composed of 17 schools and colleges. Enrollment: Fall Semester 2015 Total: 36,130 (This total includes students enrolled at UGA extended campuses in Gwinnett County, Tifton, Griffin and Buckhead.) Student Scholastic Achievement: UGA is a national leader among public universities in the numbers of major scholarships earned by our students. Since 1995, UGA has produced nine Rhodes Scholars, five Gates Cambridge Scholars, seven Marshall Scholars, three Mitchell Scholars, 49 Goldwater Scholars, 13 Truman Scholars, 13 Udall Scholars and 36 Boren Scholars. 112 UGA students were offered Fulbright Scholarships in the past 15 years. The Chronicle of Higher Education lists the University of Georgia as one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright students by type of institution. Academic Offerings: • 25 Baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields • 34 Master’s degrees in 130 fields • Specialist in Education degree in 18 major fields • 4 Doctoral degrees in 98 areas • Professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine • More than 170 Study Abroad & exchange programs What the College Guides Say: U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Colleges” edition has UGA ranked 21st among public universities. Kiplinger Magazine ranks UGA 12th in its 2016 list of the “100 Best Values in Public Colleges.”


2016 Liberty Bowl
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