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Protestors call for UF to “spend reserves” before cutting programs and employees

By on April 25th, 2012

 

Florida Lawmakers cut the University of Florida’s state funding by $36.5 million dollars based on the amount of unrestricted net assets and recent tuition increases. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports how the “Save UF, Spend the Reserves Campaign” held a rally on campus today demanding UF’s administration spend the UF reserves fund before making any major cuts to programs or employees.  Additional reporting from WUFT-TV’s Chris Day.

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