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TAKE 5 — President Jere W. Morehead on UGA’s economic development efforts - From the President
December 2013 Issue
Q: You have created a UGA economic development office in Atlanta and hired a director to oversee that office. How will this office serve the state of Georgia? A: It is important for the University of Georgia to be more directly involved in the economic developments in Atlanta and throughout the state. This office will serve that effort by linking our faculty and staff with the work of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and others. I believe a closer relationship between our institution and the state’s efforts to grow the economy is essential if we are to have a more prosperous Georgia. Q: How does the state benefit from having UGA more involved in economic development? A: We have an important and historic land-grant function in this state, and any time we can offer our expertise in assisting the Department of Economic Development in encouraging new business activity we …
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