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UF Didn’t Discriminate In Hiring

The University of Florida has prevailed in a lawsuit brought by a former faculty member. In the 2013 lawsuit Dana Peterson claimed he was denied a promotion to a director's position because it was given to a "less-qualified" candidate who was selected because she's a black female.

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Scott Says Higher Ed Efforts ‘About Building A Workforce’

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ORLANDO—Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday wrapped up a two-day higher education conference in Orlando with a list of goals that included making colleges and universities more affordable and more responsive to the needs of businesses. The second day of the “Degrees to Jobs Summit” included sessions about trying to make …

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