Prior to the formal establishment of the Graduate School, courses of postgraduate status were offered under the control of a faculty committee on graduate studies. In 1910, the formal organization of graduate studies into a Graduate School was authorized.
From here on out, you'll find a whole new world of possibilities. In 1785, the Georgia General Assembly chartered the first state-supported university in the United States. More than 200 years later, the University of Georgia remains a national leader in higher education.