New Ga. University Criticized For Altering Photos

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Friday, March 1, 2013

"Augusta State" was removed from photos of golfers and other athletes in a marketing publication to promote a new school created when Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences University merged.

Officials at the new school, Georgia Regents University, said Thursday the altered photos were an "error in judgment."

One of the altered photos showed Augusta State golfers when they won the NCAA Division I men's championship in 2011, but the athletes appear in plain blue golf shirts and white visors. The school name and logos had been erased.

The Augusta Chronicle first reported the existence of the photos.

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