A big new office and hotel development is proposed on Peachtree Road by Oglethorpe University in Brookhaven. Taylor & Mathis Inc. recently submitted plans with more details and new imagery of the project, which would redevelop Brookhaven City Hall.
CHRISTMAS, ANYONE? Your best bets this week range from concerts to a ballet and include musicals, puppets, dramas, satires, one-person shows and something for families, kids, grown-ups and the biggest “bah, humbugs” in your bunch. Pictured: Greg Maurice Hunter (left) and Matt Baum as best buddies Toad and Frog, respectively, at Synchronicity Theatre.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education has published a list of “Major Private Gifts to Higher Education” that includes Oglethorpe’s record $50 million gift in 2017 from alumnus Bill Hammack to establish the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business. The list reflects the largest gifts since 1967.
- Oglethorpe’s Flagship 50 scholarship program was mentioned in Inside Higher Ed article “Differing Fates for 2 HBCUs in North Carolina“.
- Education Dive also mentioned Flagship 50 in its brief “University of Minnesota hikes nonresident tuition again“.