Georgia State Names New Dean of Libraries

Posted On September 1, 2015
Categories Campus News

ATLANTA—Jeff Steely, associate dean and director of central libraries at Baylor University, has been appointed dean of libraries at Georgia State University, effective Dec. 1.

Steely will oversee library resources at Georgia State, which include more than 1.5 million volumes, more than seven million graphic materials, archival materials and the Collaborative University Research & Visualization… more »

Georgia State, Partners Create Climate Survey to Aid in Preventing Campus Sexual Assaults

Posted On August 31, 2015
Categories Campus News

ATLANTA—Georgia State University and its partners have introduced a climate survey to aid colleges and universities across the country in stemming sexual assaults on their campuses.

The free, evidence-based survey was developed by the Administrator Researcher Campus Climate Collaborative (ARC3), a consortium of sexual assault researchers and student affairs professionals responding to calls by the… more »

Four-Day School Week Can Improve Academic Performance, Policy Study Finds

Posted On August 27, 2015
Categories Discovery

ATLANTA—Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.

The study, published in the journal Education, Finance and Policy in July, analyzed the impact of a four-day school week on student achievement by comparing… more »