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Board of Regents To Conduct Special Meeting Via Conference Call On Wednesday, Dec. 3

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Atlanta — December 2, 2008

WHO: Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

WHAT: A special meeting of the Board of Regents has been called by Board Chair Richard L. Tucker and the board’s Executive Committee.

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Via conference call Board of Regents’ offices
Room 7019 (the Chancellor’s Conference Room)
270 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

WHY: The meeting is being held to discuss and act upon three items to meet an 8 percent budget reduction for FY 2009 for the University System of Georgia.

  1. Reduce the employer contribution rate for the PPO and HMO health insurance plans from 75 percent to 70 percent.

  2. Waive policy 704.021 on mandatory student fee.

  3. Institute a temporary, mandatory fee of $100 per semester at research universities, $75 at comprehensive universities, and $50 at access institutions.

Editor’s Note: If you plan on attending this Special Called Meeting, please contact John Millsaps at (404) 656-2251 or (404) 656-2250 by 3 p.m. Tuesday. Information regarding the outcome of this meeting will be issued following the meeting.

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