Dr. G.P. \"Bud\" Peterson Reflects on Time at Tech

New Tech President Shares Thoughts on First 100 Days

Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson was named the eleventh president of the Georgia Institute of Technology on February 25, 2009. He assumed his new post on April 1, 2009.

As Peterson marks his 100th day at Georgia Tech, he reflects on his time at the Institute. "The first three months have been enormously exciting and productive," he noted. "I would like to share with you some of the things I have had the privilege to be a part of and give you a glance at what lies ahead.

Peterson's shares his thoughts at on his initial experience at Georgia Tech and his vision for creating a strategic plan at the link below.

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