UF Frat Expels 3 Over Insults To Wounded Vets The University of Florida expelled three members of a fraternity accused of insulting and spitting at a group of disabled military veterans in Panama City.
State House Backs $690 Million Tax Cut PackageHouse members backed Gov. Rick Scott's push to reduce taxes on cell-phone bills and pay TV on Tuesday. And they bettered the governor, by $17 million, in rolling out a $690 million tax-reduction package that offers a slew of sales-tax holidays and eliminating taxes on gun-club memberships, college textbooks, materials purchased at book fairs and vehicles purchased overseas and brought to Florida by military members.
Scott Tries To Build Support For Tax CutsAs the House and Senate move forward with their budget plans this week, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to ramp up support for his proposed tax cuts.
Machen To Become UF Senior AdviserUniversity of Florida President Bernie Machen will spend his first half-decade out of office as a well-paid, privately funded adviser to the Gainesville school.
Outgoing UF President To Stay On As AdviserOutgoing University of Florida president Bernie Machen will stay on as a senior adviser to aid incoming president Kent Fuchs and help raise funds.
FSU, UF Get New Presidents, Thrasher To Resign Senate Two of Florida's top universities have new presidents tasked with improving each schools' national rankings.
UF Picks Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs As Next PresidentThe University of Florida has chosen Cornell University's provost to be its 12th president.
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.
UF Search Committee Names 3 Presidential Finalists The University of Florida has narrowed its list of presidential finalists to three out-of-state candidates.