Provost Hu shares his vision for UGA’s academic enterprise

Story source:  University of Georgia He is committed to excellence in education, research and service. In the corner of Provost S. Jack Hu’s office in the Administration Building, just to the right of the window overlooking North Campus, is a framed print of elegant Chinese calligraphy. It includes Chinese characters “kaizen,” as well as the names of cherished colleagues and mentors. “Kaizen” is a manufacturing approach that prizes continuous improvement. Hu, an engineer by training, began his tenure as the University of Georgia’s chief academic officer on July 1. He recently sat down to discuss his thoughts on fostering continuous improvement at the birthplace of public higher education in America. You were at the University of Michigan for nearly 35 years, most...

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