ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Consolidation Implementation Committee that will help with the Albany State-Darton merger is now in place.
University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby appointed the group, which includes members from both schools.
The committee will provide regular updates to the campus communities.
Darton's Interim Chief Advancement Officer Cynthia George said the committee has the responsibility and honor to help change the face of higher education in southwest Georgia.
"Pooling our resources, making us more effective, more efficient, and really a much better opportunity for us to recruit students from all over to come to Albany," said George.
The committee will have its first meeting at the USG Office on Wednesday.