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At UF Town Hall, Administrators Address Racial Climate On Campus

More than 300 members of the University of Florida gathered at a town hall Monday to discuss the racial climate at the university. The Black Student Affairs Task Force presented its findings and recommendations to better the climate, while a panel of university officials fielded questions and provided updates on the status of initiatives already in motion.

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Higher-Ed Package Headed to Senate Floor

The Florida Senate is poised to approve a major higher-education package that would expand the use of Bright Futures scholarships and tighten graduation standards for universities and state colleges. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted to combine the major elements of Senate President Joe Negron’s higher-education initiative into one …

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College Presidents Oppose State Senate Funding Proposal

Florida college presidents say they are opposed to a new performance-based funding measure that will be considered by the Senate Appropriations Committee next week. James Henningsen, president of the College of Central Florida, told the State Board of Education on Thursday that the colleges want to stay with the performance …

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