Former Georgia Board of Regents Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering, Receives Prison Sentence

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced this week that Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the Board of Regents, has pleaded guilty to racketeering. Alford pleaded guilty before Chief Superior Court Judge Robert F. Mumford.

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Georgia Bill Would Make Certain Noncitizens Eligible as In-State for Tuition Purposes

  A Georgia legislator has filed a bill that would provide that students — other than nonimmigrant aliens — are classified as in-state for tuition purposes. State Rep. Kasey Carpenter (R-Dalton), sponsored the bill. Carpenter’s bill also, if enacted into law, would authorize the state Board of Regents and the…

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