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UF President Bernie Machen pleased with new state budget, will not request tuition raise

By on May 20th, 2013 | Last updated: May 20, 2013 at 5:43 pm

After seeing Gov. Rick Scott would return $300 million that had previously been cut from the state’s higher education budget, Bernie Machen said he would not raise tuition for the coming year beyond the normal inflation rate increase.

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UF reacts to Scott’s budget proposal

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 2, 2013 at 11:58 am

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he plans to allocate $15 million of funds to the University of Florida in hopes of improving education and allowing students to have better job security after graduation. University President Bernie Machen reacted to the proposal in an email, supporting the idea.

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Florida teachers disappointed in Supreme Court decision

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Florida Supreme Court ruled to uphold the law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their salaries to the state pension system Thursday. The 4-3 decision affirmed the law that went into effect July 1, 2011. The Florida Education Association opposes the law, which is backed by Republican legislature.

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Florida Board of Governors lauds UF in State of the System address

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Among other positive changes in higher education governance, the University of Florida is awarded $3.75 million for high performance.

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Despite search, UF President Bernie Machen to remain at helm

By on January 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:11 pm

The search for a new UF president began in July when Bernie Machen announced his retirement. Six months later, following a nationwide search, Machen has been asked to stay on.

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Mindtree is newest addition to Gainesville’s Innovation Square

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Company co-founders and Gov. Rick Scott attended the Gainesville grand opening.

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President Bernie Machen sends email about race relations at UF

By on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen sent an email to students Thursday regarding racial issues on campus produced from an incident where students painted themselves black for a party.

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Presidential Search Committee turning to students and faculty

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

The UF Presidential Search Committee is asking students and faculty to email questions to be used in the interview process for the university’s next president.

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UF presidential search continues with interview preparation

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:03 pm

The UF Presidential Search Committee’s campus interview subcommittee plans tour locations and questions for potential interviewees.

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UF presidential search committee meets to discuss housing

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:24 am

The University of Florida Presidential Search Committee discussed possible replacement houses and locations for the next UF president during a committee meeting Friday morning.

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