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Chancellor Delivers Remarks on Proposed Budget Cuts

Atlanta — August 5, 2003

Dr. Thomas C. Meredith, chancellor of the University System of Georgia, delivered the attached remarks today (August 5), at the Board of Regent’s meeting in Atlanta.

The remarks, in part, address the latest request by the state’s Office of Planning and Budget for all state agencies to propose additional cuts in their current FY 2004 and proposed FY 2005 budgets.

An electronic file of these remarks also is available at website address:

You may download a photograph of Chancellor Meredith at website address:

Please contact the Office of Media and Publications at (404) 656-2318 if you need additional information or to arrange interviews regarding any of the comments in this address.

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