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State Colleges No More?A new effort to limit opportunities for Florida colleges to offer four year degrees is underway.
Deal Reached To Keep Joint FAMU & FSU Engineering CollegeFlorida A&M University and Florida State University have reached a deal to keep the engineering college run by both schools, according to the chancellor of Florida's university system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some Fla. College Grad. Rates Deemed UnacceptableWhile some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.
Board That Governs Fla. Universities Sees FAMU Hazing ReportA 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.
Fla. Board Approves Differing University Tuition IncreasesA 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.
Board Given Okay To Investigate Hazing Concerns At FAMUThe 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.
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.
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