Presidential/University highlights: First alumnus to be president. More funds were secured during Hill's term than in the previous 100 years combined. In 1904, Hill took a trainload of trustees and politicians to see the University of Wisconsin's first-rate agricultural operation.

Hill reconciled denominational differences between Methodists and Baptists and acquired substantial funds from the General Assembly and friend George Foster Peabody.

Established School of Pharmacy and summer school to educate public school teachers.

Schools/Colleges founded: College of Pharmacy (1903)

University included in state's annual appropriation bill.

Visit by benefactor George Foster Peabody, 1901.

Rhodes Scholar: R.P. Brooks, 1904.






Presidential/University highlights: School of Education, School of Commerce, School of Journalism, and Graduate School were established during tenure of "Uncle Dave," who spent all but four years of his adult life on campus. Funding increased ten-fold.

Campus additions: Brooks Hall, Conner Hall, Barrow Hall, Peabody Hall, Soule. Hall, Hardman Hall, Milledge Hall, Memorial Hall.

Schools/Colleges founded: Warnell School of Forest Resources (1906), College of Education (1908), Graduate School (1910), Terry College of Business (1912), Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication (1915)

Football All-American: Bob McWhorter, 1913.

Female graduate degree: Mary Lyndon, 1914.

Phi Beta Kappa chapter in Georgia, 1914.

Female undergraduate degree: Mary Creswell, 1919.

Dorm for women (later named Soule Hall), 1920.

Capital campaign: War Memorial Fund, 1920.

Issue of the Georgia Alumni Record, 1920.

Bulldog proposed as nickname, 1920.




Presidential/University highlights: First chancellor of new University System's Board of Regents. Snelling implemented important changes in entrance and degree requirements. Departments of fine arts and music were added, law school was reorganized.

Campus additions: Sanford Stadium, Physical Education, Military Science, Hirsch Hall (law school). First football game played in Sanford Stadium vs. Yale, alma mater of Baldwin and Meigs, Oct. 12, 1929.

Female faculty member not in home economics or education: M. H. Bryan, journalism, 1928


First football game played in Sanford Stadium vs. Yale, alma mater of Baldwin and Meigs, Oct. 12, 1929.


Presidential/University highlights: Driving force behind the construction of Sanford Stadium, which bears his name. University System reorganized to resemble one we know today (i.e. engineering the province of Georgia Tech).

Campus additions: Dawson Hall, Joe Brown Hall.

Schools/Colleges founded: College of Family and Consumer Sciences (1933)



Presidential/University highlights: Youngest president at age 36. UGA lost (and later re-gained) its accreditation due to interference by Gov. Eugene Talmadge over allegations that the dean of the College of Education favored educating blacks and whites together. WWII cadets trained on campus; 200 students were killed in the war.

Campus additions: Clark Howell Hall, LeConte Hall, Baldwin Hall, Park Hall, Forest Resources, Hoke Smith Annex, Snelling Cafeteria, Fine Arts, Gilbert Health Center, Alumni House, Stegeman Hall.

Schools/Colleges founded: College of Veterinary Medicine (1946)

University of Georgia Press, 1938.

Peabody Awards, 1940.

SEC football championship, 1942.

Georgia Museum of Art established, 1945.

Issue of the The Georgia Review, 1947.


Presidential/University highlights: Rogers' presidency was marked by his attempts to resist the separation of the College of Agriculture and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. University's budget remained tight as veterans graduated and enrollment dipped. Medical College became completely independent.


Presidential/University highlights: Introduced specialized/professional programs. School of Social Work and Honors Program were added, value of physical plant increased from $12 million to $100 million.

Campus additions: Georgia Center, Physics-Biology-Chemistry-Geography/ Geology, Visual Arts, Coliseum, Sanford Stadium expansion, several residence halls.

Schools/Colleges founded: School of Social Work (1964)

Black students enrolled: Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Holmes, 1961.





Presidential/University highlights: School of Environmental Design established, and the research budget tripled. Bicentennial Campaign raised $93 million. Herschel Walker won 1982 Heisman Trophy. Controversy over Developmental Studies program led to Davison's resignation.

Campus additions: Journalism-Psychology, Pharmacy Building, Boyd Graduate Studies, University Bookstore, Science Library, Aderhold Hall, major addition to Gilbert Health Center, Ecology Building, Main Library addition, Caldwell Hall, Law Library, Tate Student Center, State Botanical Garden.

Schools/Colleges founded: School of Environmental Design (1969)


Study-abroad program instituted, 1970.

Black athlete in a major sport: basketball player Ronnie Hogue, 1970.


Presidential/University highlights: Made 181 speeches around the state. "I was a self-appointed evangelist," said Stanford of his efforts to help the University stabilize its image after the Jan Kemp lawsuit.


Presidential/University highlights: Third Century Campaign raised $151 million. Knapp took the University's academic reputation to new heights, opened East Campus.

Campus additions: Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Foley Field, Life Sciences, major Forest Resources addition, Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Performing and Visual Arts Complex, Dean Rusk Hall, Student Health Center.

Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar: Bruce Beck, 1993.


Students receive HOPE scholarships initiated by Gov. Zell Miller, 1993.


Host of Olympic venues: soccer, volleyball, rhythmic gymnastics, 1996.


Faculty member to receive Pulitizer Prize: Ed Larson, 1998.

Delta Prize for Global Understanding, 1999.



Presidential/University highlights: Reinstituted the office of provost and put new emphasis on being a student-centered institution. Physical Master Plan is a template for campus growth, featuring more green space and pedestrian malls, more students living on campus.

National Champions in athletics:
Gymnastics (1987, '89, '93, '98-'99)
Men's tennis (1985, '87, '99)
Men's golf (1999)
Women's Swimming and Diving (1999)
Women's tennis (1994)
Baseball (1990)
Football (1942, '80)

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