John E. Drewry was Grady College's first dean.
Grady College is named after Henry W. Grady, one of Georgia's greatest journalists.
In 1921, Lamar Trotti became Grady's first graduate. Trotti later became an Oscar-winning screenwriter.
Thomas Russell began teaching advertising at Grady in 1967 and later served as Grady's dean.
Worth McDougald led major improvements in Grady's mass communication programs and was a director of the Peabody Awards.
In 1961, Grady alumnus Charlayne Hunter-Gault became the first African-American female to attend UGA.
John English is a professor emeritus at Grady.
Conrad Fink taught journalism at Grady for nearly three decades.
Cathy Cox, a Grady alum, served as Georgia's secretary of state from 1999 to 2007.
Dean Charles Davis is leading Grady into the future.