Florida Supreme Court Takes Up College Tuition RatesWho 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.
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.
Fla. Universities Eyeing 7 Percent Tuition IncreaseTrustees at six of Florida's 11 state universities have unanimously agreed to raise tuition by 7 percent. That's on top of an 8 percent increase ordered by the Legislature for the next academic year.