As governor, Deal led Georgia to being named the No. 1 state for business in the nation for six consecutive years by Site Selection, a first in Georgia history. During his tenure, he helped create 800,000 private-sector jobs, leading to the state’s job growth outpacing the national average.
Former Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has joined UNG as a Regents faculty member. The former governor is a guest lecturer in several political science courses and a criminal justice course at UNG this fall and will teach a special topics course in political science at the university in the spring.