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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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State Colleges Defend Four-Year Degrees

The Florida College System chancellor on Thursday defended the ability of state colleges to offer four-year degree programs, saying the approval process for new baccalaureate degrees is “rigorous” and that students receiving the degrees remain a small part of overall enrollment. Chancellor Madeline Pumariega told the House Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee …

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Senate Higher Ed Bills Pass Committee

UF Stadium, The Swamp

Two bills passed in a unanimous vote Monday that would lead to wide-ranging changes in the state's higher-education system, including an expansion of Bright Futures scholarships, block tuition for universities and stronger requirements for students to graduate on time.

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