News Briefs

On May 3, Tech released the first public draft of the new Strategic Plan that is designed to help guide the Institute toward its sesquicentenial in 2035. The administartion is looking for feedback from students, faculty, staff and people outside of campus about the draft through June 15. The strategic planning process has been going on for nearly a year, and the administration is hoping to release the finalized plan early in the fall.

“This draft represents the hard work and insight of thousands of individuals from the Georgia Tech community—students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, advisory groups, anfriends—collected over the past nine months,” said Institute President G.P. “Bud” Peterson.

On Wednesday, May 26 Tech announced the suspension of Joy Laskar and Stephane Pinel, both employees at the Georgia Electronic Design Center. After an internal audit, the two were suspected of diverting Institute resources to the Sayana Wireless, LLC, a company which is co-owned by the two employess under investigation. Staff members Chris Evans and Amanda Scacchitti were also suspeneded.