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Former Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointed Distinguished University Professor at Mercer

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November 5, 2019
Deal will not serve as a traditional professor. He will instead deliver a series of lectures every year open to the entire Mercer student body, according to President Bill Underwood. 

BREAKING: Election night results

November 5, 2014

In an election-night shocker, both David Perdue and Gov. Nathan Deal have significantly outperformed their polls and won their races outright, avoiding what many saw as probable runoffs in both races....

State cutbacks to decrease HOPE scholarship for many Mercer students

March 16, 2011

A bill recently passed in the Georgia Senate will cut HOPE scholarship payouts by $320 million. This overhaul means that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent
March 2, 2011

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly...

Mercer graduate elected Ga. governor

Mercer graduate elected Ga. governor
February 1, 2011

Mercer graduate Nathan Deal was inaugurated as Georgia’s 82nd governor at a ceremony in Atlanta on Jan. 10. Deal, a former trustee for the university, is the 7th Mercer alumnus to hold the office...

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