Gov. Rick Scott hinted Friday that he is considering vetoing a 3 percent tuition increase as he considers the budget lawmakers sent him this week.
Florida parents whose children attend a state college or university may want to call or send an email to their representative.
A higher education task force formed by Gov. Rick Scott is discussing a number of proposals, including higher tuition and different rates depending on a student’s academic field, before they make their final recommendations.
Who has the authority to set tuition rates at Florida’s 12 public universities – the Legislature or the Board of Governors?
On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in this matter.
It will now be a lot more costly for students to attend a popular Miami-Dade County university.
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.
Florida’s Board of Governors voted Thursday that the state’s public universities should be allowed to raise their tuition.
Nearly every state university plans to ask the Florida Board of Governors for the maximum tuition increase this year of 15 percent.
A bill that would allow Florida State University and the University of Florida raise tuition above the current 15 percent a year cap is on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for his signature.
The Florida House of Representatives has approved a plan to give Florida’s two major research universities, the University of Florida and Florida State University, wide power to raise tuition.