Tag Archives: UF Board of Trustees

FAMU president resigns

By Lynn Hatter – FPR,  Matthew Peddie – WMFE & Margie Menzel – WLRN Florida A&M University’s President has resigned in the wake of the hazing death of a band drum major. Lynn Hatter reports President James Ammons’ decision to step aside is the latest in the fallout from stemming from …

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UF budget gets OK from trustees

In a meeting today, the University of Florida Board of Trustees discussed the future of the university’s budget and whether or not increase tuition.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, while some cuts will be going into effect in the 2012-2013 fiscal year, many budget issues are still unsolved. …

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UF president submits resignation

As members of the University of Florida Board of Trustees meet in Gainesville, president Bernie Machen announced he has told the board his resignation will take effect at the end of 2013.  A letter from the president has been sent to university employees via email.  Meanwhile, Machen has told trustees …

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Trustees set to approve major budget cuts for UF

On Thursday afternoon the finance committee of UF’s Board of Trustees approved a plan to authorize a minimum of 38 Million in budget cuts for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Trustees later heard from “Save UF! Spend the Reserves” advocates, but explained they were leery of tapping reserves in the face …

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Students at UF try legislative approach on cuts

On Tuesday,  the finance committee meeting of the Board of Trustees may decide whether to recommend approval or disapproval of the proposed budget cuts at the University of Florida. The group “Save UF” sent to the state legislators to urge them to reconsider the extensive budgets cuts. Richard claims, unlike most other state …

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UF students to see fee increase

University of Florida students will be seeing their fees raising this coming semester. The UF board of trustees approved a $2-per-credit-hour fee over a conference call earlier this afternoon. The fee would increase from $4.76 to $6.76. The fee increase does not apply to graduate students. After a roll call, newly appointed …

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