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Chancellor Portch Responds to Judge’s Decision Regarding UGA’s Admission Policy

Atlanta — July 25, 2000

“We are disappointed in this order from Judge Edenfield,” said University System of Georgia Chancellor Stephen R. Portch. “Currently, we are seeking legal advice from the Attorney General’s office on our options. At the same time, we are maintaining, steadfastly, our focus on the University System’s key mission - which is to guarantee access by all of this state’s citizens to public higher education in Georgia.”

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