Eight percent African-American enrollment at UGA not high enough for some

Destin Mizelle, a third year psychology student at the University of Georgia and newly elected Student Government Association treasurer, waits for a bus on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (REANN HUBER/REANN.HUBER@AJC.COM)

Slightly more than eight percent of the University of Georgia’s student body is African-American, the highest percentage since the university began tracking such data.

Many, though, believe the percentage should be higher.

UGA administrators, African-American alumni organizations and student leaders have been involved in recruitment efforts.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution explored the issue. To read more, click here.

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