Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson submitted his resignation Friday after a meeting with his board of trustees.
Johnson was named president of Clark Atlanta on March 31, 2015. The historically black college celebrated its 30th anniversary as a stand-alone institution on July 1, the same day that Johnson marked his third year as CAU’s president. In 1988, Clark Atlanta was formed as a result of a merger between Atlanta University, founded in 1988, and Clark College, founded in 1869.
The Federal Aviation Authority has ignored a request for information about potential hazards related to rocket launches from a proposed spaceport in Camden County, along Georgia’s coast, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta by the Southern Environmental Law Center.
In a world with a trade-warring U.S. president, Eurosceptics in Great Britain and a China trying to expand its trade footprint, UPS CEO David Abney talked about what’s on his mind as someone who oversees a global shipping and logistics company during a Q & A on Wednesday.
A report released Tuesday suggests there’s no reason to suspect prices will decline anytime soon in the rental apartment sector. This would seem to increase pressure on advocates of affordable housing as they seek to entice developers to build units and price them at below-market rates
The battle among the owners of Plant Vogtle over its continued construction has led to a lowering of the credit ratings of about $2.1 billion in bonds sold by Jacksonville, Fl. The concern is the city’s reliability to repay its debts, according to a rating action issued by Moody’s Investors Service.
Tino J. Mantella, a veteran executive who led the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) from 2004 to 2016, will be the new president and CEO of the Turknett Leadership Group.
In his 12 years at the helm of TAG, Mantella grew the organization from fewer than 500 members to more than 36,000.
The Atlanta-based Turknett Leadership Group was founded by Bob and Lyn Turknett 30 years ago to help develop leaders through executive coaching, talent assessment and development, succession planning and cultural assessments.
At the Atlanta Police Foundation’s Crime is Toast breakfast Tuesday morning, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey announced that the company was making a $2 million gift to the foundation’s upcoming Vision Safe Atlanta campaign.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms also announced both she and Quincey had agreed to co-chair the Atlanta Police Foundation’s $35 million capital campaign, which will build at least one new @Promise Youth Center on the Southside along Metropolitan Avenue.
Even the graffiti artists haven’t made much of a mark on the latest piece of surplus property MARTA intends to sell. A YouTube video of the site has scored just 131 views in six months. But the sale of this property does speak to the ongoing management of a transit system that’s just approved a $2.7 billion expansion plan.
The otherworldly smoke and sound of black powder weapons will move from the fields of historic reenactments to the hunting tracts of Georgia next weekend, as thousands of hunters armed with muzzleleaders are expected to head out in search of deer.
The following sentence concludes a federal filing that sets out terms of the agreement among Plant Vogtle’s partners that enables construction to continue: “The ultimate outcome of these matters cannot be determined at this time.”