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Take 5 — President Michael F. Adams on his legacy at UGA - From the President
June 2013 Issue
Q: Take us back to June of 1997, when you were named president of UGA. What do you remember about that time? A: What I remember most about the spring of 1997 is two things. First was the opportunity that I could see for the University of Georgia, which I thought at the time was in the very early days of what would be a substantial rise in American academia. Second, I remember the pride of my late parents and my two sons, who stood behind me on the steps of the Chapel. It was especially true of my mom and dad, longtime Georgia residents, who were excited about the role I was undertaking. Q: Early in your tenure, you laid out a bold vision for UGA—that “the people of Georgia deserve a flagship university every bit as good as the people of North Carolina or Virginia or Michigan or California.” Where did that idea come from? How close is UGA …
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