The 2013 legislature passed a law (HB 7029) that starts the process of awarding credit at Florida’s universities and colleges for courses designed, taught, and graded by corporations. ... Continue Reading →
Tom Auxter, the president of the 7,000-member United Faculty of Florida, said "intense and feverish" opposition from faculty helped scale back the plan. Still, he warned of a generation of "cheap and dirty" online courses offered to students before they enroll in college. ... Continue Reading →
Florida Atlantic University on Friday announced that it was rehiring Deandre Poole -- who was at the center of what was called the "stomping on Jesus" controversy -- as an adjunct instructor in communications for the summer and fall terms. ... Continue Reading →
The picture that emerges from a look at the staffing practices of Florida universities in the past five years is complex. Like universities across the nation, Florida schools have been beset by budget cuts. And like schools nationally, ... Continue Reading →
"Swamped by paperwork, mistrustful of an administration seen as unresponsive, frustrated by a lack of communication and fearful of voicing dissent, University of Florida faculty are an unhappy lot." ... Continue Reading →
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