Florida Board of Governors
When Gov. Rick Scott signed a college-tuition measure this week, most of the attention focused on allowing in-state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants and rolling back a law that allowed universities to raise tuition without legislative approval.
With a Tuesday deadline looming for a new state budget, Florida legislators are trading last-minute offers to come up with a final deal.
House and Senate budget plans released late Thursday and early Friday contained few surprises, with the two chambers staking out their positions ahead of the bidding war that likely will get underway sometime next month.
While some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.
A scathing report which contends FAMU officials failed to comply with state laws and regulations in years leading up to the death of a school drum major was shown to the board that governs Florida’s universities.
A splintered Florida Board of Governors approved a variety of tuition increases for 11 of the state’s 12 public universities following a chaotic meeting that featured changing votes and shifting coalitions.
The on again, off again investigation by the Florida Board of Governors in how Florida A&M administrators handled concerns about hazing at the school is on again.
Florida college students who are being denied in-state tuition rates are getting a little help from the Southern Poverty Law Center.