Despite Letter, Ga. University Puts 'Regents' In Name

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Leaders at the University System of Georgia did Tuesday what Regent University officials here hoped they wouldn't: They named a school "Georgia Regents University."

An attorney for Regent University wrote a letter recently to the Georgia system that said using "regents" in the name would create confusion and "dilute" the Virginia Beach school's trademarked name. He asked them to pick another name.

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