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Mercer University

Profile 2008-2009


Mercer University

Profile 2008-2009

Mission of the University Mercer University is a faith-based institution of higher learning that seeks to achieve excellence and scholarly discipline in the fields of liberal learning and professional knowledge. The institution is guided by the historic principles of religious and intellectual freedom, while affirming religious and moral values that arise from the Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.

Profile Under the leadership of prominent Georgia Baptist leader Jesse Mercer, Mercer University was founded in Penfield, Georgia, in 1833 and moved to Macon in 1871. From its beginnings as a small liberal arts college, Mercer today is the only independent university of its size in the country to offer programs in 11 diversified fields of study. For 19 consecutive years, Mercer has been ranked among the top 15 universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Popular college guide The Princeton Review continues to place the University among the top 10 percent of colleges in North America.

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Degrees Awarded in 2007-08

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Bachelor’s 136 473 353 Master’s 321 113 89 Ed.S. 13 J.D. 146 M.Div. 50 D.Min. 7 M.D. 53 Pharm.D. 136 Ph.D. (Pharmacy) 7

962 523 13 146 50 7 53 136 7

About Mercer President — William D. Underwood Schools and Colleges • College of Liberal Arts • Walter F. George School of Law • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences • School of Medicine • Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics • School of Engineering • James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology • Tift College of Education • Georgia Baptist College of Nursing • College of Continuing and Professional Studies • Townsend School of Music Teaching Hospitals • Medical Center of Central Georgia – Macon • Memorial University Medical Center – Savannah University Partnerships • Center for Health and Learning with Piedmont Healthcare – Atlanta • Warner Robins Air Logistics Center – Warner Robins Enrollment • More than 7,500 students • Students come from 46 states and 65 foreign countries • 84 percent come from Georgia Faculty and Staff — 1,500 2

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Campuses • Macon — Home to the College of Liberal Arts, School of Medicine, the School of Engineering, Stetson School of Business and Economics, Tift College of Education and Townsend School of Music, along with programs for adult learners through the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. Walter F. George School of Law is located one mile away on Coleman Hill overlooking downtown. Macon is a city of 90,000 residents that serves as the educational, medical, cultural and commercial hub of Central Georgia.

• Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus – Atlanta — Home to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, McAfee School of Theology, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies, along with programs of Stetson School of Business and Economics, Tift College of Education and the English Language Institute. The campus focuses on graduate and professional programs.

• Savannah — Savannah is home to a new four-year M.D. program of the School of Medicine, as well as the Professional M.B.A. program of the Stetson School of Business and Economics and graduate programs in the Tift College of Education.

• Regional Academic Centers — Mercer also offers degree programs for adult learners in Eastman, Douglas County and Henry County.

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College of Liberal Arts (Macon) The oldest of the University’s academic units, the College of Liberal Arts remains the cornerstone of Mercer’s academic programs. The College offers an array of baccalaureate programs in the humanities, fine arts, sciences and social sciences. It places emphases on teaching, individual instruction, and study solidly grounded in the liberal arts and maintains high academic standards, rigor, and a regard for the development of the character of the students. A popular offering of the College is the Great Books Program, which provides students a unique opportunity to study the classic writers and thinkers of the Western world. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

Walter F. George School of Law (Macon) Walter F. George School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the country. The Woodruff Curriculum, Mercer Law School’s model curriculum, focuses on ethics and practical skills. The Law School ranks among the nation’s best in bar passage rates, job placement records, student/teacher ratio, and success in student competitions. U.S. News & World Report has ranked its Legal Writing Program as No. 1 in the nation for three of the last four years. Degrees offered: Juris Doctor, Juris Doctor-Master of Business Administration (joint degree) 4

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College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Atlanta) For more than a century, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has maintained a tradition of excellence and a national reputation for producing outstanding leaders in the profession of pharmacy. In addition to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, the College also offers the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The College’s Center for Drug Delivery Research provides graduate students opportunities to conduct innovative research in formulation/solid dosage forms, microsphere/ nanotechnology, vaccine delivery and transdermal delivery. Beginning in spring 2008, the College began offering a Master of Medical Science degree as part of its new Physician Assistant program. Degrees offered: Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Pharmacy/Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration and Master of Medical Science.

School of Medicine (Macon, Atlanta, Savannah) The School of Medicine was established in 1982 to educate physicians and health professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia. The Mercer School of Medicine utilizes a problembased medical education program that provides early patient care experiences. Such an academic environment fosters the early development of clinical problem-solving and instills in each student an awareness of the place of the basic medical sciences in medical practice. The Medical Center of Central Georgia serves as the teaching hospital in Macon. In fall 2007, the School of Medicine began working www.mercer.edu

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with Piedmont Healthcare to offer its Master of Family Therapy degree program in Atlanta. In August 2008, Mercer enrolled 30 first-year M.D. students on its campus at Memorial University Medical Center, expanding its existing two-year clinical program at Memorial into a full fouryear campus of the Mercer School of Medicine. Mercer’s medical school involvement in Savannah began in 1996 when the University established a clinical relationship with Memorial Health, which provided instruction for third- and fourth-year students. The expanded four-year program in Savannah employs the same curriculum and teaching methods as the Macon campus. Degrees offered: Doctor of Medicine, Master of Family Therapy, Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Anesthesia.

Eugene W. Stetson School of Business & Economics (Macon, Atlanta, Savannah, Douglas County Center, Henry County Center) Mercer’s Stetson School of Business and Economics offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Macon and Atlanta, graduate degrees in Savannah and Henry County, and an undergraduate degree in Douglas County. The innovative MAPS undergraduate curriculum in Macon allows students to identify their interest and, with their adviser, develop a program of study that incorporates and balances a strong business curriculum with individual career aspirations. The School holds the highest level of accreditation for business 6

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education by the prestigious AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Accountancy, joint MBA degree programs with School of Law and School of Theology.

School of Engineering (Macon) Innovative and academically challenging engineering and engineeringrelated programs provide students with a comprehensive education, featuring a solid foundation in mathematics and sciences, a range of courses in engineering specialties and a strong emphasis on superior communication skills. The School of Engineering marked its 20th anniversary in 2005 by breaking ground for a new Science and Engineering building, which opened in fall 2007. In U.S. News & World Report, the School of Engineering tied in ranking 38th nationally among engineering schools that offer the bachelor’s or master’s degree as the highest obtainable degree and fourth among engineering schools in the Southeast. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Engineering and Master of Science.

Tift College of Education (Macon, Atlanta, Savannah and Centers) The Tift College of Education prepares more teachers than any other private college or university in Georgia. www.mercer.edu

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It offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees and has programs on the Macon, Atlanta and Savannah campuses as well as in the University’s Regional Academic Centers. Guided by the conceptual framework of the “Transforming Practitioner,” the College is dedicated to preparing effective teachers and educational leaders who are willing to grow and to change — to transform — continually throughout their careers, while also seeking to transform the lives of all students. Among the College’s great strengths are its dedicated faculty and its ongoing commitment to its students. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, Specialist in Education, and Doctor of Philosophy. The College also provides programs leading to initial teacher certification for students in the College of Liberal Arts and Townsend School of Music and for post-baccalaureate students.

James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology (Atlanta) Established in 1996, McAfee School of Theology brings Jesse Mercer’s founding vision of providing students with a classical and theological education full circle as it prepares students for the ministry. McAfee shares Jesse Mercer’s concern that churches have pastor-leaders who understand scripture and can clearly articulate their Christian beliefs. The School offers master’s and doctoral degrees, along with a growing number of ministerial concentrations. The innovative and fully integrated curriculum is taught by nationally recognized scholars who are committed 8

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Christians. Along with a broad network of partner churches, McAfee partners with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Degrees offered: Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Doctor of Divinity; joint degrees: M.Div.-Master of Business Administration, M.Div.-Master of Science in Community Counseling, M.Div.-Master of Music in Church Music

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing (Atlanta) Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, the oldest nursing program in Georgia, is strongly grounded in its heritage of educating students who are nationally recognized for the provision of superior nursing care. All undergraduate nursing students are members of the National Student Nurses Association, thus providing them with superior leadership and professional development opportunities. Outstanding faculty and staff are dedicated to advancing the institution’s vision of being known as a center for academic excellence which fosters the development of nurses committed to practice in evolving global environments. The acclaimed Piedmont Nursing Scholars program was established to attract highly qualified students to enroll at Mercer to study nursing and to receive clinical experience at Piedmont Healthcare. This initiative is one of the first under the Center for Health and Learning, a collaborative partnership between Mercer University and Piedmont Healthcare. The College of Nursing is noted for its proud traditions and the promising futures of its graduates. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing. www.mercer.edu

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College of Continuing and Professional Studies (Macon, Atlanta, Centers) The College of Continuing and Professional Studies is committed to meeting the educational goals of working adults. The College offers cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs and provides professional contract training for non-profit organizations and public agencies in metro Atlanta and beyond. The mission of the College is to offer academic programs and lifelong learning opportunities to working adults who seek leadership roles in their communities and beyond, professional transition and advancement, and lives that have meaning and purpose. In pursuing this goal, the College provides working adults with distinctive multidisciplinary programs that integrate theory and practice, liberal learning and professional education, and knowledge and experience in distinctive ways. The College also contributes to the quality of education provided to students enrolled in other academic units by offering general education and elective courses at the Regional Academic Centers and on the Macon and Atlanta campuses. The College offers the Bridge Program for English Language Institute students who desire to transition to undergraduate colleges and schools throughout the University. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science in Social Science with majors in human services and criminal justice, Bachelor of Liberal Studies with an individualized major, Bachelor of Applied Science in Organization Leadership, Master of Science in Community Counseling; Master of Science in School Counseling, Master of Science in Public Safety Leadership; joint degree in Community Counseling program with the School of Theology

Townsend School of Music (Macon) Townsend School of Music is nationally recognized for its outstanding faculty, award-winning students, 10

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wide variety of performance ensembles and state-of-theart facilities. The School of Music offers a thorough and challenging curriculum, providing a conservatory-quality music education within a rich, yet rigorous, university environment. Students benefit from small class sizes and individual attention from artist faculty who perform regularly on campus and in major musical events throughout the United States and abroad. Other music programs include the TownsendMcAfee Institute for Graduate Church Music Studies and the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Arts in Music, Master of Music in Church Music, Master of Music in Conducting and Master of Music in Performance.

Tift College Scholars Mercer University has partnered with the Tift College Alumnae Association to preserve the legacy of Tift College, a Baptist women’s college in Forsyth, Georgia, that merged with Mercer more than 20 years ago, through the Tift College Scholars Association. The program honors a select group of young women at Mercer with scholarships and inclusion in one of the University’s most distinguished scholastic organizations. A committee of Tift College alumnae interviews and selects the scholars from applicants who meet the University’s high academic standards. A Tift Scholar is known for her intellect, spirituality, commitment and dedication to her school, family, church and community. Upon graduation, the senior Tift Scholars are awarded a bronze medallion, signifying their selection and participation in the program. Tift Scholars are an important part of the enduring legacy that began at Tift College almost 160 years ago and continues today at Mercer. www.mercer.edu

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International Programs The Office of International Programs manages the International Student and Scholar Services Program (F-1 Visa and J-1 Visa Advising), the Study Abroad Program, the English Language Institute (ELI), and all other forms of student and faculty exchange programs. Through the Office of International Programs, Mercer students have study abroad and service-learning opportunities in more than 20 countries around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The Office of International Programs is located on both the Macon and Atlanta campuses. 

Mercer On Mission Mercer On Mission offers transformational experiences to Mercer students who help meet the needs of people in other cultures while earning academic credit. In summer 2008, Mercer On Mission sent five faculty-led teams of 10-15 students each to China, Liberia, South Africa, Senegal and Costa Rica to engage in service-learning among those in need. The fiveweek program — designed for undergraduate students on the Macon campus — includes two weeks of study on the Macon campus and three weeks abroad.

English Language Institute Offered on the Atlanta campus, the English Language Institute is an academic program that improves language proficiency for international students planning to attend college in the United States. During 2007-08, more than 30 nations and 25 languages were represented in the student body.

ROTC The Mercer University ROTC unit was activated in 1947. Today, the program commissions officers into one of 15 12

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basic U.S. Army branches and into the active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and the Army National Guard. With military science instruction and associated activities, ROTC courses are open to all students as electives and without obligation. The courses aim to develop leadership and managerial potential, provide an understanding of the requirements and organization for national security and instill a strong sense of personal integrity and individual responsibility.

Libraries The primary mission of Mercer University libraries is to serve as a learning-centered gateway of information resources through strong collections and innovative, technology-rich patron services to support the educational needs of the University community. The four Mercer libraries and three Regional Academic Center libraries offer a wide variety of print, non-print and electronic resources, including Web-based library catalogs and remotely accessible full-text databases. Mercer is a full participant in GALILEO, the awardwinning statewide library network that brings a wide variety of full-text resources, e-books and indexes to the researcher’s desktop. Combined, the Mercer libraries are a powerful part of the curricula of the schools and colleges of Mercer University. Libraries serving Mercer students are: • The Jack Tarver Library, Macon • The Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library, Atlanta • The Regional Academic Center Libraries, Henry County, Douglas County and Eastman • The Medical Library and the Peyton T. Anderson Learning Resources Center, in the School of Medicine on the Macon campus (A clinical campus branch library is maintained at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.); • The Furman Smith Law Library, in the Walter F. George School of Law in Macon. www.mercer.edu

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The Grand Opera House The Grand Opera House, a performing arts center of Mercer University, is a historical, 1,000-seat theatre located in downtown Macon. The Grand brings live, professional performing arts and entertainment to Central Georgia. In addition to its Broadway Series of nationally-touring productions and its GrandKids Arts Education Series for thousands of elementary, middle and high school students each year, The Grand hosts a variety of special events. It is home to the Macon Symphony Orchestra, and The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia. For more information, visit TheGrandMacon.com.

The Executive Forum Established in 1979, The Executive Forum is Georgia’s premier business enrichment program. An outreach program of the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics and the Office of University Advancement, the Forum is a resource for working professionals in Macon and Atlanta. The Forum provides an opportunity for its membership of more than 400 businesses, corporations, professional organizations and individuals to hear from some of the country’s most sought-after speakers while networking with other business professionals. Examples of former speakers include: Governor Tom Ridge, Nancy Grace, Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator Saxby Chambliss, Anderson Cooper, Senator Bob Dole, George Tenet, Bob Woodward, Ari Fleischer, Tim Russert, Louis Rukeyser, Newt Gingrich, William Cohen, Rick Pitino and Steve Forbes. For more information, visit mercer.edu/execforum.

Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) MERC employs more than 140 engineers, scientists, logisticians, and technicians who provide engineering, management support, and educational services to a broad range of government and commercial customers. 14

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The diverse population of MERC’s staff and its integrated product-team approach increases efficiency and cost effectiveness while creating a unique environment for research, development, and design. Since its inception in 1987, MERC has exceeded $212 million in contract revenue. MERC also offers internship opportunities for Mercer students who work closely with MERC scientists and engineers in such areas as systems engineering, information technology, logistics and management analysis, and various areas of industrial process and equipment design. This experience allows Mercer students to add depth to their education while gaining a better understanding of realworld support to customers and clients.

Mercer University Press Mercer University Press has published more than 1,200 books since its establishment in 1979. It publishes approximately 30-35 scholarly books each year, generally in the areas of religion, Southern history and culture, regional studies and U N I V E R S I T Y literature. The Press holds membership in the Association of American University Presses.

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University Athletics Mercer University is the only private NCAA Division I institution in Georgia and competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference, of which Mercer was a founding member. In the 2007-2008 academic year, 53 percent of all student athletes earned conference all-academic honors. The grade point average for all student athletes for the year was 3.144. Mercer’s 14 intercollegiate teams are men’s baseball, basketball, www.mercer.edu

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cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis and air rifle and women’s basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Other members of the Atlantic Sun Conference are Belmont, Campbell, East Tennessee State, Florida Gulf Coast, Jacksonville, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Stetson, North Florida and South Carolina Upstate.

University Center The 230,000-square-foot University Center, known as the UC, serves as the focal point of activity for students, faculty and staff on the Macon campus. The $40-million facility offers a full schedule of activities from intramural sports to social gatherings as well as a place to get a quick lunch or catch up on e-mails. A major feature of the building is a 3,200-seat arena, home to the Mercer Bears basketball and volleyball teams. Offering far more than athletic events, the UC houses the Bear Rock CafĂŠ, food court, fitness center, varsity athletic team rooms, athletic offices, recreation programs, the Griffin B. Bell Board Room, Presidents Dining Room and Heritage Hall.

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Health and wellness are also major programs housed in the University Center. In addition to hosting the campus Wellness Program, the UC offers fitness classes for all levels. Students combine fitness and fun with cardio kickboxing, ballroom dancing, yoga, aerobics, weight training and martial arts. An indoor track overlooks three intramural courts, and the well-equipped fitness center overlooks the indoor lap pool, where students can enjoy a swim or take a kayak roll workshop. While the UC is first and foremost a student building, Mercer also holds events that are of interest to Macon and Central Georgia. With a state-of-the art sound system, the UC arena also serves as an entertainment and event venue with a seating capacity, adding arena floor seating, of more than 3,600.

Alumni More than 63,000 Mercer alumni, including graduates of Tift College, live in all 50 states and in more than 70 countries around the world. The Mercer University Alumni Association, governed by a National Board of Directors and an Alumni Board of Directors for each school or college, seeks to promote the commitment of alumni to the University. The Association sponsors events each year, including Homecoming on the Macon campus and “Mercer Connections� in cities where alumni live, and maintains a secure Online Alumni Directory at no charge to Mercer and Tift alumni.

Mercer Medicine Mercer Medicine provides a high level of patient care within the academic environment to serve the medical needs of the community and to advance the academic mission of the School of Medicine. With www.mercer.edu

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three Macon locations, Mercer Medicine is a convenient source of health care for Mercer faculty, staff and students, as well as the Macon community. Each center focuses on specific areas of primary care medicine, including family medicine, clinical social work, infectious disease, geriatrics, marriage and family therapy, general psychiatry, adult and child psychology, non-invasive cardiology, nephrology and pulmonology. The Student Health Center on the Macon campus and Campus Health Services on the Atlanta campus also offer medical services for students.

Educational Partnerships Warner Robins Air Logistics Center The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center is the largest entity housed at Robins Air Force. In 1983, the WRALC and Mercer began discussions about the critical need for engineers at the WRALC. As a result, the University established the School of Engineering in 1985 and Mercer Engineering Research Center in 1987. The educational partnership was formally renewed in 2004. The relationship continues to grow with the addition of Mercer’s Science and Engineering Building, which opened fall 2007. Today, Mercer is the WRALC’s largest source of engineers. Center for Health & Learning Piedmont Healthcare and Mercer University have formed a partnership that houses a number of joint initiatives, including nursing, pharmacy, research and other medical and allied health education programs, as part of the Center for Health and Learning. One of the first initiatives of the Center was the establishment of the Piedmont Nursing Scholars at Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, a move designed to address the critical shortage of nurses in Georgia. In fall 2007, the School of Medicine also began working with Piedmont to offer its Master of Family Therapy degree program in Atlanta. It is the first accredited master’s-level family therapy degree offered in the Atlanta area. Mercer’s third health sciences unit, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, also collaborates with Piedmont on a Physician Assistant program that enrolled its first students in January 2008. 18

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Financial Data 2008 Market Value Endowment . . . . . . . . . . $191 million 2008 Property Plant and Equipment . . . . . . . $205 million 2008-09 Budget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $171 million Gifts and Grants (2007-08) Voluntary Support (gifts and grants from all sources) . . . . . . . . $57,096,965 Private Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $22,247,968 Total Number of Donors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9,082 Alumni Donors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,413 Macon Undergraduate Costs (2008-09) Undergraduate Tuition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28,600 Average Undergraduate Room and Board . . . . . . . . $8,450 Student Financial Assistance (2007-08) Undergraduate financial aid typically includes scholarships, grants, loans and part-time campus employment. Approximately 96 percent of Mercer undergraduates received some form of financial aid. Merit and Endowed Scholarships . . . . . . . . . . $22,941,588 Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13,334,762 College Work Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,435,090 All Other Grants and Scholarships . . . . . . . . . $17,987,328 Graduate and professional students also receive assistance through loans, school and departmental scholarships and fellowships, and stipends as assistants.

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Frequently Called Numbers A directory listing of frequently called offices at Mercer is printed below. For additional offices, please call the Mercer switchboard in Macon at (478) 301-2700, or in Atlanta at (678) 547-6000, and an operator will assist you in reaching the appropriate office.

Macon Admissions — Undergraduate (Liberal Arts/Business/Education/ Engineering) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2650, (800) 840-8577 Admissions (Regional Academic Centers) . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 840-8599 Admissions (School of Law) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2605 Admissions (School of Medicine) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2542 Admissions (Graduate Engineering) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-5480 Alumni Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2715 or 2943 Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2994 Bookstore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2945 Bursar’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-1111 Dean, College of Liberal Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2915 Dean, School of Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2459 Dean, School of Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2602 Dean, School of Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-5570 Dean, Stetson School of Business and Economics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2832 Dean, Tift College of Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-5397 Dean, Townsend School of Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2748 Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2710 Financial Planning — Undergraduate (Liberal Arts/Business/Education/ Engineering/McDuffie Center for Strings/Music) . . . . . (478) 301-2670 Financial Planning (Regional Academic Centers) . . . . . . (478) 301-5381 Financial Planning (School of Law) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2064 Financial Planning (School of Medicine) . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2853 Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2786 Library, School of Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2612 Library, School of Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-4056 Marketing Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-4024 Mercer Health Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-4111 Mercer University Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2880 Mercer Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2970 President’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2500 Provost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2110 Registrar (Liberal Arts/Business/Education/Engineering/ McDuffie Center for Strings/Music) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2680 Registrar (School of Law) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2620 Residence Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2687 ROTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2997 or 2504 Senior Vice President for Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-5700 Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management . . . . . (478) 301-2650 Senior Vice President for University Advancement . . . . . (478) 301-4005 Student Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (478) 301-2868


Student Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tarver Library Administrative Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tarver Library Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University Advancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University Advancement (toll free) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Senior Vice President and General Counsel . . . . . . . . . . . Vice President for Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(478) 301-2407 (478) 301-2960 (478) 301-2057 (478) 301-2715 (800) 837-2911 (478) 301-2771 (478) 301-2685

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