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New Structure Approved For FAMU-FSU College

Following an agreement between Florida State University and Florida A&M University, the state Board of Governors on Thursday approved a new structure for the Tallahassee schools’ joint College of Engineering and seemingly put to rest a months-long battle over the future of the program.

02/19/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Super Tuesday, Florida Style

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Several years ago, Florida lawmakers couldn’t set the state’s presidential primary date early enough in the calendar — sometimes breaking rules to make sure the Sunshine State would be close […]

02/19/2015

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Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate Committee

People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.

02/16/2015

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University System Takes Aim At Guns On Campus

Florida’s university system wants state lawmakers to holster the idea of allowing guns on campus.

02/13/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Pitches $65 Million In Help For College Students

Gov. Rick Scott continued Thursday to roll out his budget proposal for the coming year, pitching a nearly $65 million plan to reduce the cost of college by repealing the sales tax on textbooks and extending Bright Futures scholarships to cover summer courses.

01/22/2015

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FSU, UF Get New Presidents, Thrasher To Resign Senate

Two of Florida’s top universities have new presidents tasked with improving each schools’ national rankings.

11/06/2014

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Lawyers File Petition To Boost Bar Dues To Aid The Poor

A coalition of attorneys, including former Supreme Court Justice Raoul Cantero, filed a petition Monday with the state’s top court seeking to hike fees on lawyers to help fund legal services for the poor.

06/16/2014

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Performance Could Alter University Funding

Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.

02/11/2014

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Some Fla. College Grad. Rates Deemed Unacceptable

While some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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Board To Discuss Improvements At FAMU

The state’s Board of Governors will meet Wednesday and Thursday at Florida A&M University to discuss improvements being made on the campus.

03/27/2013

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