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 →
Florida lawmakers want to boost MOOCs and upend the traditional quality control system by letting state officials demand that public colleges grant credit for courses offered by unaccredited institutions. ... Continue Reading →
Stanford University ratcheted up interest in online education when a pair of celebrity professors attracted more than 150,000 students from around the world to a noncredit, open enrollment course on artificial intelligence ... Continue Reading →
Last year, House Speaker Will Weatherford said the state should create an online university and a Board of Governors task force recently released a report on the state's opinions. Count former Gov. Jeb Bush among the proponents of more online courses in higher education ... Continue Reading →
While the new heads of committees and the agenda for the 2013 session have yet to be determined, there are signs that next year’s education battles in the Florida Legislature will center around the state university system, as lawmakers debate how to raise much-needed funds and whether ... Continue Reading →
Our website provides information to UFF-UF members and members of the bargaining unit at the University of Florida. In addition, we use this platform to share information that we believe to be of special interest to members but that is not necessarily the opinion or official position of UFF-UF.
UFF has been advocating for Florida’s faculty. We have a proven ability to influence legislation, negotiate contractual rights, and protect members against contract violations. With your membership, we can be even stronger.