University of Georgia

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Group.png University of Georgia  
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MottoLatin: Et docere et rerum exquirere causas
Formation1785
HeadquartersGeorgia (state)
Type• Flagship
• Public
• research
• university
• Land-grant university
• Regional
• Sun Grant university
• National Sea Grant university
• National Space Grant university
Other nameBulldogs & Lady Bulldogs
The oldest public university in the United States. Public Ivy.

Located in Athens, Georgia, the ' University of Georgia is the oldest public university in the United States. There are about 34,000 students and 2,794 lecturers at the university. It has an annual budget of around 1.2 billion US dollars and is spread over a total of 327 buildings. The university is one of the best state universities in the USA (Public Ivy). Since 1931 it has been part of the University System of Georgia, administered by a Board of Regents.

The university shapes the city of Athens both culturally and politically.

The University of Georgia has distinguished alumni and attendees including current and former members of the United States Senate, members of the United States House of Representatives, a member of the Supreme Court of the United States, members of the Cabinet of the United States, U.S. ambassadors, U.S. governors, federal judges, state supreme court justices, attorneys general, members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, chairmen and chief executive officers (CEOs) of Fortune 500 companies, banks, and charitable organizations, plus many scholars including Rhodes Scholars, Gates Cambridge Scholars, Marshall Scholars, Boren Scholars, and MacArthur Fellows, as well as Pulitzer Prize winners, a United States Poet Laureate, Peabody Award winners, The New York Times Best Seller list authors, Emmy Award winners, Grammy Award winners, inventors and entrepreneurs, prominent attorneys, medical doctors, scientists and academics.


 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedNationalitySummaryDescription
William Tapley Bennett1 April 191729 November 1994USDiplomat
Spook
Spooky US diplomat who worked mostly in Latin America.
Eugene Black1 May 189820 February 1992USCentral bankerAttended the Bilderberg/1957 February as President of the World Bank Group
Marjorie Taylor Greene27 May 1974PoliticianRepublican politician from Georgia.
Robert Lipshutz27 December 19216 November 2010Lawyer
Bjørn Lomborg6 January 1965DenmarkAcademic
Climate change/Dissident?
Sonny Perdue20 December 1946Politician
Ralph Reed24 June 1961USActivist
Lobbyist
"Preternaturally boyish spear carrier for the religious right"
William RoebuckUSDiplomat
Charles Sanford4 September 2018USBanker
Businessperson
US financier, CFR
Nancy Schaefer28 June 193626 March 2010USActivist
Politician
Activist politician found dead, together with her husband of 52 years, declared to be a murder-suicide
Sally Yates20 August 1960LawyerUnited States Attorney General for 10 days after the inauguration of Donald Trump.


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