Meet the Chancellor

Henry 'Hank' M. Huckaby

As chancellor of the University System of Georgia, Henry "Hank" Huckaby is responsible for the state's 31 public colleges and universities, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Georgia Public Library System, 311,442 students, 41,680 faculty and staff, and an annual budget of $6.5 billion. Additionally, the USG has administrative responsibility for the Georgia Public Library Service, which manages the state's 58 public library systems. Prior to his appointment to Chancellor in 2011, he had a long-standing career in higher education including service in a number of key administrative positions. Early in his career, Huckaby worked in the area of admissions at Georgia State University (1967-71) and Gordon College (1972-73). Later, he served as director of the Fiscal Research Program at Georgia State University (1995-97), director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA (1997-2000), senior vice president of Finance and Administration at UGA (2000-06), and a special assistant to the president at UGA on a part-time basis (2006-09). Additionally, Hank Huckaby has a long history of public service to the citizens of Georgia. His service in the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, first as a senior policy coordinator from 1973-75, and then as its director, from 1991-95 has provided extensive experience in state finance. During that time, Huckaby was responsible for overseeing the state budget on behalf of the governor. He also served as the interim chief financial officer for then Gov. Sonny Perdue during Perdue's transition period.

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