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A sign on top of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, home of the Florida Gators, in Gainesville, Florida.  (Source: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Cornell, NYU Provosts Vie For UF Presidency

As the University of Florida works toward its goal of becoming a Top 10 public university, it will choose Wednesday between the provosts of two elite northeastern universities for its next president.

10/15/2014

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Prepaid Changes Also Take Effect With Tuition Law

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.

06/11/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Fla. Legislators Trade Last-Minute Budget Offers

With a Tuesday deadline looming for a new state budget, Florida legislators are trading last-minute offers to come up with a final deal.

04/27/2014

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House, Senate Offer Heftier Budgets Than Scott

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.

03/21/2014

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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

Florida A & M University (Source: FAMU.edu)

Board That Governs Fla. Universities Sees FAMU Hazing Report

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.

CBS4–01/16/2013

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Fla. Board Approves Differing University Tuition Increases

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.

CBS4–06/22/2012

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Board Given Okay To Investigate Hazing Concerns At FAMU

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.

CBS4–12/04/2011

(AP)

Group Challenges Florida College Tuition Policies

Florida college students who are being denied in-state tuition rates are getting a little help from the Southern Poverty Law Center.

CBS4–10/19/2011

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