G.P. "Bud" Peterson was named today as the new president at Georgia Tech.
Peterson is currently chancellor of the University of Colorado.
He is Tech's 11th president.
Peterson replaces G.Wayne Clough who stepped down on June 30 to become Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
He has degrees from Kansas State and Texas A&M. He worked at Texas A&M for 19 years.