Michael Adams has had a stormy tenure as president of UGA. His public battles with UGA coaching legend Vince Dooley have not endeared him to the Bulldog nation.
But UGA has seen its academic standing and its national reputation rise during Adams’ time, a fact that his critics prefer to attribute to the HOPE Scholarship than to his leadership or vision.
Now, with Adams on the short list to head the NCAA, it seems a good time to ask how he would be remembered as UGA’s president and what his legacy will be if he does leave. (See AJC story on the NCAA job.)
A consumate politician, Adams managed to keep on good terms with the Gold Dome, despite tensions with UGA alums
How will UGA history remember Michael Adams?