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G EORGIA I NSTITUTE OF T ECHNOLOGY An Overview by: Donnia Turner Georgia Southern University
Georgia Tech in a public research institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the Atlanta and Savannah campuses in Georgia, there are several international campuses in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Did You Know? Six colleges with more than 30 schools and degree programs. Total Enrollment: 20,207 (as of March 2014) – 13,482 undergraduate – 6,725 graduate students. 2,647 faculty members (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014)
Brief History 1888Founded by Major John Hanson and Nathaniel Harris 1890First two students to graduate 1896Civil an Electrical Engineering degree programs introduced 1925Tech awarded its first Master of Science degrees 1948School name changed to Georgia Institute of Technology 1952First female students enrolled 1961First African American students enrolled
Technological change is fundamental to the advancement of the human condition. The Georgia Tech community—students, staff, faculty, and alumni—will realize our motto of "Progress and Service" through effectiveness and innovation in teaching and learning, our research advances, and entrepreneurship in all sectors of society. We will be leaders in improving the human condition in Georgia, the United States, and around the globe. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014) Mission Statement
Curricula and Degrees offered Tech offers degrees in: 35 undergraduate majors 47 master’s programs, and 30 doctoral programs
Curricula and Degrees offered Core Curriculum – 42 semester hours in Areas A – E – 18 semester hours in Area F of precisely – must incorporate global perspectives and critical thinking Georgia Tech can tailor courses to their mission and must ensure core courses are transferable within the University System of Georgia
Demographics Enrollment By Race Enrollment by Gender Males69% Females31%
Student Services Arts@Tech Campus Recreation and Athletics Career Services Residential Life Leadership and Civic Engagement Counseling Center Health Center Disability Services Greek Life New Student & Sophomore Programs Student Diversity Programs Student Media Veterans Resource Center Women’s Resource Center
Governance Georgia Tech is governed by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, which is the single governing and management authority. Its 19 members elect a chancellor who serves as its chief executive officer and the chief administrative officer of the University System.
Evaluation: Academic Affairs The Board of Regents has approved policies related to academic affairs. However, the faculty governing body within the institution has responsibilities in matters of academic affairs as well.
Led by a Vice President of Student Affairs Comprised of 19 departments. Their mission: Enriching the academic, personal and professional growth of all Georgia Tech students. Strive to promote the intellectual, social and emotional growth of our students through programs that promote leadership, healthy living, student transition and success, and cultural awareness and educational growth
Evaluation: Administration 7,660 faculty and staff President, President’s Cabinet, and Deans, which include those from the six colleges. There are 39 senior administrators within the institution.
Evaluation: Governance Governed by the Board of Regents Faculty Governance within the institution Responsible for: -Their own governance and that of the students -Student affairs and activities -Creating committees as may be required; -Prescribing of academic and scholarship regulations, - Establishing requirements for graduation; -Creating other regulations necessary for the maintenance of high educational standards.
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