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NOTE: REPORT is available at Reimagining Education 2014: The Albany-Dougherty County Education Collaborative

Albany, GA — Following a six-month study of PK-16 education in Albany-Dougherty County, the University of Georgia’s J.W. Fanning Institute and Carl Vinson Institute presented their findings on Thursday evening, December 11.

Athens, Ga. – The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia has appointed 17 leaders from across the state to serve on its new advisory board.

The board will help guide the strategic direction of the Institute in fulfilling its mission of strengthening communities and organizations through leadership development, training and education.

Athens, Ga. — A ceremony dedicating an original Lamar Dodd painting will be held on Monday, September 29 at 2 pm in the Fanning Building.

The painting is a gift to the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development from Sibyle Fanning Jenks in honor of her parents, J.W. Fanning and Cora Lee Fanning.

The Institute is named J.W. Fanning, who was UGA’s first vice president for services. He made significant contributions to agriculture, the university and leadership development across the state.