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                                                                                              University System of Georgia
                                                       Reduction Plans for Additional $300M (over and above $265M reduction in Governor's Recommendation)

                                                                Number of
                                                             Layoffs/Positions    Impact on Students including
                                            Share of $300M      Eliminated             Enrollment Caps                                  Proposed Program Eliminations                                 Other Proposed Significant Actions

                                                                                                                   Eliminate 4-H programs, close 1/2 of UGA's County Extension Offices, eliminate
                                                                                                                      Archway Partnership in Colquitt, Washington, Glynn, Clayton, Hart, Sumter,
                                                                                  Reduce incoming student body Pulaski, and Whitfield counties, eliminate State Botanical Gardens, eliminate UGA
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Close public radio station - WUGA, Athens’ and
                                                                                   by 1,500 (500 fewer freshmen,   support for Griffin Teaching program (eliminate 5 undergraduate and 1 graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Northeast Georgia’s station. Reduce hours of
                                                                                     and 1,000 fewer transfers);    program), close GA Mountain Research & Education Center (Blairsville), close
                                                                                                                                                                                                        operation in Miller Learning Center and Main &
                                                                                 elimination of academic programs Bamboo Farm & Coastal Gardens (Savannah), close Stripling Irrigation Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Science Library, Tate Student Center, and Ramsey
                                                                                  will cause over 500 students to  Park (Camilla), close Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center (Reidsville),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Center by 30%.
                                                                                   change majors or transfer out. close Attapulgus Research Farm, reduce state support for Georgia Press, Georgia
                                                                                                                      Review, and GA Museum of Art, reduce state support for Vet Med Teaching
                                                                                                                                                    Hospital by 66%.

University of Georgia                        ($58,910,117)         1,418

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Loss of $60M to $100M of sponsored research
                                                                                 Decrease admissions by 20%;                                                                                             revenue and 150 - 200 research positions;
                                                                                 severely limit transfer student                                                                                      reduce graduate teaching assistants by 120 per
                                                                                   admissions; reduce course        Close ATDC seed capital fund, close 4 regional offices of Enterprise Innovation     semester; reduce University Library hours of
                                                                                                                       Institute, terminate EII's Strategic Partners Unit; Consider closing the GT-
                                                                                    offerings by 540 sections;                                       Savannah campus.                                  operation by 42%; reduce significantly building
                                                                                  increase student/faculty ratio                                                                                        and infrastructure preventative maintenance
                                                                                   to the highest level of 24/1.                                                                                          programs resulting in increased deferred
                                                                                                                                                                                                          maintenance requirements in the future.

Georgia Institute of Technology              ($38,066,353)         452

                                                                                                                        Eliminate Fiscal Research Center, eliminate Regents Center for Learning
                                                                                                                        Disorders, eliminate Georgia Health Policy Center, close Capitol Hill Child  Voluntary Retirement Plan, winter break campus
                                                                                  Reduce number of freshmen and
                                                                                                                     Enrichment Center, Close Brookhaven Campus, Reduce Public Service centers: shutdown for 2 weeks, administrative, academic and
                                                                                 transfers by 1,000 students; close
                                                                                                                          speech and language clinic, law clinics, debate center, project healthy   departmental restructuring to reduce 16 positions;
                                                                                    Brookhaven campus; reduce
                                                                                                                    grandparents, small business development. Review programs for elimination such close library on Saturdays and two hours earlier on
                                                                                  course offerings by 396 sections.
                                                                                                                     as perinatal women's health nursing, hydrogeology, HR policy and development,                      weekdays.
                                                                                                                             applied behavior analysis, psychiatric mental health nursing, etc.

Georgia State University                     ($34,123,513)         622

                                                                                                                    Student education enrichment program; Area Health Education Center (AHEC),
                                                                                                                    Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Athens, nurse anesthetist program, graduate
                                                                                  155 fewer students if academic                                                                                      Reduce graduate medical education by $5M, reduce
                                                                                                                      nursing program in Columbus, eliminate 5 undergraduate programs in allied
                                                                                    programs are eliminated.                                                                                                      cancer initiative by $5M.
                                                                                                                    health: diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine technology, radiation
                                                                                                                                    technology, respiratory therapy, dental hygiene.
Medical College of Georgia                   ($25,569,971)          63

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                                                                   Course offerings will be reduced
                                                                                                           State funds for continuing education and community outreach programs; ROTC             Eliminate 50% of temporary faculty (63 FT and 54
                                                                    by 600 sections; 17,400 fewer
                                                                                                                                      program, Nursing program.                                                        PT).
                                                                        seats will be available.
Georgia Southern University                 ($14,706,294)   207
                                                                                                            Eliminate 11 academic programs: Masters in Education Leadership, Secondary
                                                                                                           Education Bachelors degree, Business Education, Coaching Pedagogy, Criminal
                                                                                                                                                                                             Eliminate continuing education programs, eliminate
                                                                      1,600 students affected by               Justice Bachelors and Masters online; criminal justice post-baccalaureate
                                                                                                                                                                                                  sophomore year experience program and
                                                                      program eliminations; limit              certificate; English Professional Writing Certificate; English Online Masters
                                                                                                                                                                                             cooperative education program; eliminate university
                                                                    enrollment in Masters of Social         Degree, Sociology Online non-profit certificate; Economic Development Center;
                                                                                                                                                                                             communications unit; eliminate auto shop, physical
                                                                                 Work.                    Eliminate programs at Kings Bay Naval Station and Moody AFB; Eliminate College
                                                                                                                                                                                                              plant warehouse.
                                                                                                          of Education degree programs at ABAC, Waycross, South GA, eliminate University
Valdosta State University                   ($8,898,836)    22                                                                                Honors College.

                                                                   Elimination of programs will affect
                                                                   100 current students. Elimination                                                                                  Eliminate state support for QEP, reduce police force
                                                                   of graduate programs will negate Eliminate graduate MBA, MPA, and Educational Leadership programs. Eliminate         by 20%, reduce part-time/adjunct salary pool by
                                                                      mission. Reducing learning       undergraduate Social Science Teacher Education, Spanish Language & Literature,    50%, eliminate library subscriptions, eliminate
                                                                    support will affect underserved          Science Education programs and all Global Initiatives/Study Abroad.      Graduate School Dean/Office and make significant
                                                                        students. Less advising,                                                                                          cuts in administrative and support functions.
Albany State University                     ($3,657,949)    46

                                                                      1,191 students will not have
                                                                    major of choice due to program                                                                                         Closing Brunswick Center eliminates opportunities for
                                                                                                       Eliminate outreach initiatives such as continuing education, Liberty Center and the
                                                                   eliminations; 454 students will not                                                                                     students in coastal Georgia to receive bachelor's and
                                                                                                                Brunswick Center, eliminate 5 academic programs/departments.
                                                                        have access to outreach                                                                                                  masters degrees in nursing and education
Armstrong Atlantic State University         ($5,285,618)    73

                                                                   125 students in the MBA program           Eliminate Nursing program, Drama program, Continuing Education program,               Public loses ability to obtain certification through
                                                                           will be affected.                                     College of Business MBA program.                                           continuing education programs.
Augusta State University                    ($4,692,428)    52.5

                                                                    Selective restrictions in Arts &
                                                                     Sciences enrollment. Reduce           Eliminate Music Composition; reduce Dental Hygiene program that provides low
                                                                   course offerings by 168 sections,          cost services to 5,000 members of the community; suspend startup of BBA                      Reduce programs in Spivey Hall.
                                                                    which will impact approx. 3,000                                   program in Peachtree City.
Clayton State University                    ($4,189,832)    24

                                                                   Reduce course offerings by 240
                                                                                                           Freeze growth of graduate programs; reduce outreach and non-degree granting                 Could compromise national and regional
                                                                   sections; which will impact 6,000
                                                                                                                             related programs; eliminate Regents Test.                                            accreditations.
Columbus State University                   ($6,092,408)    44

                                                                    142 undergrad and 90 graduate
                                                                                                             Reduce FVSU funding for land-grant mission by $2.5M, and reduce scope in
                                                                   students will no longer get major                                                                                              Eliminate 65% of all temporary faculty and staff, and
                                                                                                            Georgia Federal Plan of work (will jeopardize federal 1890 land-grant funding);
                                                                   of choice, will need to transfer out                                                                                          three furlough days for all qualifying faculty and staff.
                                                                                                                                   eliminate academic programs.
                                                                          to other institutions.
Fort Valley State University                ($3,479,095)    52

                                                                   Reduce course offerings by 136
                                                                   sections, which will impact 3,400                                                                                   Eliminate or reduce outreach programs focused on
                                                                                                     Eliminate various academic programs. National accreditation in nursing, education
                                                                     students. Time to graduation                                                                                      k12 improvement, community health and economic
                                                                                                           and business will be at risk because the higher student/faculty ratios.
                                                                    extended; steep cuts to student                                                                                                      development.
                                                                       advising and counseling.
Georgia College & State University          ($5,356,378)    40

                                                                    Reduce course offerings by 30
                                                                                                            Eliminate select programs in Arts and Sciences such as geology and physics.                   Implement flat rate for summer pay.
                                                                   sections; increase time to degree.
Georgia Southwestern State University       ($2,101,235)    18

                                                                   Reduce number of freshmen and
                                                                                                           Eliminate funding for Siegel Institute, Burruss Institute, Center for Excellence in
                                                                     transfers by 10%. Students in                                                                                               Eliminate outreach through Burruss Institute for non-
                                                                                                            Teaching, Kennesaw Press, Collegiate Recovery Center. Eliminate selected
                                                                    eliminated programs will have to                                                                                                     profit and government organizations.
                                                                                                               degree programs in education, business, humanities and social studies.
                                                                   transfer out to complete degrees.
Kennesaw State University                   ($14,118,290)   224

                                                                                                     Eliminate two graduate-level nursing programs - the Master of Science in Nursing
                                                                           Eliminate 20% of
                                                                                                     Education and Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner; eliminate Masters                Reduce services to 4,000 low income patients
                                                                   courses/sections. Will impact 900
                                                                                                     programs in Education, Special Education, Public Administration, History, Music.                  through the Appalachian Health Clinic.
                                                                        students - 9,000 seats.
                                                                                                                           Delay expansion in Forsyth County.
North Georgia College & State University    ($4,185,153)    60

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Eliminate student jobs on campus, which will affect
                                                                                                           Eliminate some academic programs: three undergraduate majors and one
                                                                   Up to 150 students turned away.                                                                                          230 students ability to pay for college, consolidation
                                                                                                                                      graduate major.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of various academic departments.
Savannah State University                   ($3,220,619)    30

                                                                    Cap enrollment in FY 11; 3,680
                                                                                                            Eliminate two or three graduate programs, eliminate development of new             Drop articulation development with TCSG - will
                                                                     students will be unable to get
                                                                                                          articulation degrees for TCSG, delay development of new science education            prevent students from earning degrees in local
                                                                      required courses, 160 fewer
                                                                                                                                            degrees.                                                            communities.
                                                                        courses will be offered.
Southern Polytechnic State University       ($3,702,454)    45
                                                                                                        Eliminate seven academic programs, including Master's programs, in Business
                                                                   Course sections will be reduced         Education, Real Estate, Management Information Systems, and Middle &              Eliminate 40 full-time faculty positions, 42 part-time
                                                                   by 400; will impact approx. 7,000    Secondary Education. Decrease student support services, library hours, public       faculty positions, 59 staff positions, and 171 student
                                                                                students.                  safety, maintenance, technology, and business support services. Position                                   jobs.
University of West Georgia                  ($8,126,077)   141.5                                        eliminations will affect STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields.

                                                                     Closing off-campus sites will
                                                                    affect 300 students; eliminating    Close two off-campus learning sites (Moultrie and Downtown) Eliminate Regents         Eliminate funding for the Arts Connection which
                                                                        faculty will reduce course        Test, eliminate state funding for Public Service and Business Outreach, Arts      serves 12 South Georgia counties and additional 59
                                                                    offerings by 90 sections, which                              Connection, eliminate post office.                                        counties in the state.
                                                                   will impact approx. 350 students.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College        ($2,377,513)   34.5

                                                                   Halting state college mission will
                                                                   impact hundreds of current and
                                                                     future students from degree       Eliminate baccalaureate programs, learning support, state support for Center for
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Halt conversion to state college, eliminate
                                                                      opportunities; Approx. 955      Professional Development and Lifelong Learning, eliminate career associate allied
                                                                                                                                                                                                 baccalaureate and upper division courses.
                                                                    students affected by program             health programs - radiological technology and clinical lab technology.
                                                                   eliminations in learning support
                                                                           and allied health.
College of Coastal Georgia                  ($2,337,249)    37

                                                                                                      Discontinue Regents Testing, summer semester 4 day/10 hr day schedule,
                                                                   Cap enrollment at 5,800; number discontinue/reduce size of academic programs e.g.., Social work, Marketing and            Implement flat rate summer pay, close 2 weeks in
                                                                   of course sections reduced: 200. Management in Tech, or Office Admin. Reduce freshmen experience, do not open                                   winter.
                                                                                                                               Career Academy Facility.
Dalton State College                        ($2,391,978)    26
                                                                                                      Eliminate Regents Test and associated programs; eliminate Steps to College Eliminate retirees who are currently working, which
                                                                   6,000 students will have reduced
                                                                                                    summer program; eliminate swimming programs on the Oakwood campus; reduce means further reduction in class sections since most
                                                                          access to courses.
Gainesville State College                   ($3,370,465)    44                                                         institutional work study program by 50%.                                      are faculty.

                                                                    Cap enrollment at 3,000 (2,000
                                                                                                                                    Delay nursing program.                                            Severe impact on PPV projects.
                                                                      students will be affected).
Georgia Gwinnett College                    ($2,663,771)    32

                                                                                                                                                                                              Positions eliminated in Early Childhood Education
                                                                    220 students will be affected by    Eliminate Music, Theater, Business programs, eliminate Development Office and
                                                                                                                                                                                             and Nursing will decrease the number of graduates
                                                                        eliminating programs.                          Alumni Relations, eliminate community education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                from those programs and affect accreditation.
Gordon College                              ($2,000,655)    12

                                                                                                                                                                                             Under reorg of summer semester, students will have
                                                                                                                                                                                               fewer course offerings. Hospitals have relied on
                                                                                                      Eliminate associate degree programs in which there is a corresponding bachelor's
                                                                   Cap enrollment at Fall 2009 level.                                                                                           nursing graduates from Macon State, and the
                                                                                                                                       degree option.
                                                                                                                                                                                            reduction in summer courses will delay the number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       nurses entering GA's workforce.
Macon State College                         ($3,567,102)    24

                                                                                                                                                                                           Eliminate GAMES program which has been a
                                                                                                        Delay Avionics program; eliminate Saturday classes, delay implementation of
                                                                   590 students will be affected by                                                                                      remarkable success story for Middle GA - it is the
                                                                                                    Criminal Justice Programs, limit engineering course offerings, eliminate helicopter
                                                                   program elimination/delays with                                                                                         only residential program for gifted high school
                                                                                                    flight program, eliminate freshmen experience program, eliminate sports medicine
                                                                   3,000 students having access to                                                                                      students in Middle or South Georgia. (80 students);
                                                                                                    program, eliminate Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; reduction in nursing
                                                                     fewer courses and services.                                                                                        Cuts to Reading Skills program will threaten college
                                                                                                                                                                                                       accreditation process.
Middle Georgia College                      ($3,060,734)    46

                                                                                                          Eliminate local match for transportation project which will jeopardize external
                                                                    Course offerings to be reduced                                                                                             Increasing use of Part-time faculty has serious
                                                                                                        funding. Eliminate implementation of Sound Commander Emergency Notification
                                                                    by 38, will affect 1,04 students.                                                                                            implications for SACS reaffirmation in 2012.
Atlanta Metropolitan College                ($1,366,450)    5                                                                           and Alert System.

                                                                   Cap enrollment: Assoc. Degree in
                                                                      Nursing to 40; Reduce LPN
                                                                                                         Eliminate continuing education programs, eliminate advising center, eliminate       Reduce hours in the library, Reduce Early County
                                                                   student admits from 120 to 50; 25
                                                                                                                 drafting program. Reduce drastically health-related programs.                    Arts and Sciences operating budget.
                                                                     students displaced by drafting
Bainbridge College                          ($1,558,149)    17

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                                                                              Approx. 600 students will be      Cap enrollment or cut back on Learning Support programs; Eliminate nursing
                                                                           affected by program eliminations    program at East Georgia College which enrolls 40 students; Terminate Foreign           4 furlough days for all faculty and staff.
                                                                                     and cutbacks.                                            Language Lab.

Darton College                             ($2,646,848)       4

                                                                            Reduce course sections by 20
                                                                                                           Eliminate nursing program which graduate 15 students annually; eliminate                Reduce part time student employees by 20%;
                                                                           (300 fewer seats) which impacts
                                                                                                           Continuing Education; eliminate Physical Education.                                                  eliminate all travel.
                                                                                    all students.

East Georgia College                       ($1,047,046)       10

                                                                            250 students will be displaced                                                                                       Consolidate administrative positions; eliminate all
                                                                                                              Cease operations at Douglasville and Paulding sites, phase out Dental Hygiene,
                                                                           from Paulding; 30 from nursing;                                                                                       funding for library collections, reduced counseling
                                                                                                              decrease enrollment in Nursing program, eliminate Physical Education program
                                                                               14 from dental hygiene.                                                                                                  and disability services to students.
Georgia Highlands College                  ($2,427,128)       31
                                                                              4,748 students affected by                                                                                       Save on utilities by shutting down pool facilities at
                                                                                                              Review for elimination: ESL, fire management, and other programs as needed.
Georgia Perimeter College                  ($9,916,689)       50                eliminating programs.                                                                                          Decatur and Clarkston campus.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Increased class sizes, fewer course offerings, the
                                                                            Loss of approx. 150 students;
                                                                                                                                                                                                  elimination of more positions, additional furlough
                                                                           reduction in course offerings by                 Closure of at least one of SGC's off campus sites.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  days, capping enrollment, and reducing student
                                                                                     29 sections.
                                           ($1,317,536)       12                                                                                                                                                      services.
South Georgia College

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Move to 4-day work week - close college Friday
                                                                             Potentially impact all 1,178      Curtail Community Education Program; Close bookstore; restructuring campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                 through Sunday - no community involvement on
                                                                                      students.                           security; eliminate all physical plant vendor cotnracts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  weekends, no student activities on weekends.
Waycross College                           ($682,731)         4

Office of Info. & Instruc. Tech               ($7,285,553)    6
Regents Central Office-A                      ($1,332,640)    10                                                                   Review key functions for outsourcing
Skidaway Inst of Oceanography-A                  ($167,143)                                                                             Business reorganizations.
                    Total                   ($300,000,000)         4,039

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