Interview with Hank Huckaby, December 8, 2009

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Henry M. “Hank” Huckaby worked as an assistant dean of admissions at Georgia State for four years. In 1973, he went to work under Governor Jimmy Carter’s administration in the Office of Planning and Budget, serving in subsequent years as director of the Senate Research Office and deputy commissioner of the new Department of Community Affairs. In 1980, Huckaby was selected to be chairman of the Georgia Residential Finance Authority, and served there for the next ten years. Under Governor Miller, he served as director of the Office of Budget and Planning. Upon leaving political life, he went to work in the Policy Research Center at Georgia State University, and in 1997 he became director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. In 2000, he was appointed senior vice president in Finance and Administration at the University of Georgia. Huckaby discusses his friendship with and work for Zell Miller, his work in several government positions, and the state of education in Georgia.






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Hank Huckaby and Bob Short, “Interview with Hank Huckaby, December 8, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022,