Classes officially got underway at the University of Florida and Santa Fe College today. At SFC more than 18 thousand students are enrolled. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with SFC President Jackson Sasser about his challenges for the 2012-2013 school year:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPJacksonSasserQAfinal.mp3]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.