A Path Forward — Together

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August 2019 Update: President G.P. "Bud" Peterson sent a message to leadership outlining the progress that has been made as well as announcing that the formal structure for A Path Forward — Together will be disbanding.


A Path Forward — Together unites student, staff, and faculty voices around broad themes as a means for creating meaningful, positive change in the student experience at Georgia Tech. In fulfilling the Institute's commitment to an inclusive, safe, and healthy community, the following clusters represent areas of particular emphasis:

Initiative History


In the wake of tragedy, President G.P. "Bud" Peterson appointed three action teams to solicit input from the campus community and prepare a report identifying key issues, and short- and longer-term recommendations. These reports were shared with a newly created advisory group, which was asked to provide counsel in responding to and prioritizing the more than 180 recommendations. From this set of recommendations came 55 action-oriented objectives, grouped into three focus areas — Student and Community Life, Academics, and Health and Well-Being — which are currently being put into practice.

Student Mental Health

Campus Culture

LGBTQIA Community Support