The presidents of Florida's state universities have an offer for the Legislature: Give us $118 million and we won't raise tuition. "What we're asking for this year is a significant investment from the state, tied to specific goals to universities ... Continue Reading →
Chancellor Frank Brogan went before a Senate appropriations subcommittee Thursday and explained the university system’s plan to freeze tuition if lawmakers give schools more money. Brogan told the panel ... Continue Reading →
Down in Florida, a task force commissioned by Governor Rick Scott is putting the finishing touches on a proposal that would allow the state's public universities to start charging undergraduates different tuition rates depending on their major. Students would get discounts for studyin ... Continue Reading →
In a message to you a couple of weeks ago I listed a number of questions to which I suggested members of the university community – faculty, staff, students – deserved an answer. The chief ones, of course, were why the administration is not drawing on the university's reserves ... Continue Reading →
We regret to report that on April 27, 2012, Governor Scott signed HB5005 cutting state contributions to ORP retirement plans by 2.28 percentage points, roughly a 30% cut, a cut that will cost most ORP participants tens and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement benefi ... Continue Reading →
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