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2020 vision: President Underwood reflects on his time at Mercer and plans for the new decade

2020 vision: President Underwood reflects on his time at Mercer and plans for the new decade

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

January 29, 2020

Making more of these fond memories at Mercer and having students change the world is Underwood’s main goal looking into the new decade. “I want Mercer to keep doing more of what it is doing,” he said. “I want us to continue to do what we’re doing but even better. We have come so far in the level of student achievement that I hope to continue that. Mercer is Mercer because of its students. I can’t wait to see what all they accomplish.”

New campus-wide renovations to prepare for the 2019-20 year

New campus-wide renovations to prepare for the 2019-20 year

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

August 13, 2019

Every summer, Mercer University budgets for new renovations while most students are off campus.  “You have to think about how you renew your campus and make your investments wisely,” said James Netherton, the executive vice president for administration and finance.  After looking into what...

Renovated Willet Science Center to open this fall

Renovated Willet Science Center to open this fall

Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

January 28, 2019

Willet Science Center will re-open this fall, giving a new home to the psychology, computer science, public health and athletic training programs. Last year, it was projected that construction would be completed in time for the 2019 spring semester. James Netherton, executive vice president for administration and finance, said that was “the mos...

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