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FAMU forges research, development partnership with TLB Enterprises, United Arab Emirates


In partnership with TLB Enterprises Group Holding, a delegation of Florida A&M University (FAMU) officials and researchers participated in the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi, the capital and second largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). More

FAU's Jupiter campus to offer summer science experience


Florida Atlantic University continues to expand its Life Science Initiative on the John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter with the announcement of the Jupiter Summer Science Experience. The summer program is an opportunity for students to enhance their education in the life sciences and other academic disciplines, and a number of research-based experiences, including internships, will be available. More

FGCU, Wells Fargo team up for Make a Difference Day


Close to 200 volunteers from Florida Gulf Coast University and Wells Fargo joined forces to help out at six area organizations in observance of national Make a Difference Day. More

Origami techniques lead to newly engineered compact antennas and electronics


FIU researchers are using technology and principles derived from the traditional Japanese art of origami to create remarkably compact and incredibly efficient antennas and electronics. More

Florida Polytechnic cuts ribbon and welcomes supporters to new admissions center


Florida Polytechnic University is now welcoming supporters to its new Admissions Center, the university’s first on-campus building open to the public. More

Study shows new teaching method improves math skills


When early elementary math teachers ask students to explain their problem-solving strategies and then tailor instruction to address specific gaps in their understanding, students learn significantly more than those taught using a more traditional approach. This was the conclusion of a yearlong study of nearly 5,000 kindergarten and first-grade students conducted by researchers at Florida State University. More

New College moves up to nation's No. 2


New College of Florida was ranked the No. 2 "Best Value Public College in America" for 2014 by The Princeton Review, one of America's best-known education services companies. New College moved up one place in the rankings, from the No. 3 position last year. More

Advancing safety through color-changing technology


An intelligent tape that changes color in the presence of hydrogen has been licensed by UCF to a faculty-led spinoff company. More

UF online programs place among top 10 in latest U.S. News rankings


Two online programs at the University of Florida are among the top 10 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. More

UNF named military friendly school for fifth consecutive year


For the fifth consecutive year, UNF has been named one of the most military friendly schools in the United States by G.I. Jobs magazine. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and student veterans. More

A missing piece of stem cell brain repair puzzle discovered


USF Health distinguished neuroscientist Cesar Borlongan, PhD, has spent much of his career focused on advancing stem cell therapy for brain disorders, including stroke and traumatic brain injury. More

UWF MBA student places first in international business strategy competition


A University of West Florida MBA student recently earned the title of “Grand Champion” in the Best Strategy Invitational, a global competition that pits student teams against each other as they operate simulated athletic footwear companies. More
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Marshall Criser III takes
helm as chancellor of State University System of Florida

Chancellor Marshall Criser III

Marshall Criser III begins his role today as chancellor of the State University System of Florida. The Board of Governors unanimously selected him for the post in November, citing his experience in business and higher education as key assets to lead the System forward.

"This is a tremendous privilege, and I take it very seriously," said Criser, who recently retired as president of AT&T Florida. "I look forward to working hard with other leaders in this state to make our universities the most accountable, accessible and high-achieving in this country."

Criser takes the helm as several weighty Board of Governors initiatives are underway, including performance-based funding, the expansion of online learning, and the Commission of Higher Education Access and Attainment's workforce gap analysis.
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2025 Strategic Plan

2025 Strategic Plan

Glimpse the future of the State University System and see how it is slated to grow in size, quality and prominence by 2025. More


Annual Accountability Report

Annual Accountability Report

Review the System's progress toward its long-term goals in one easy-to-use document. More


Economic Impact Report

Economic Impact Report

Latest numbers show that Florida's 12 universities generate more than $80 billion in economic impact for the State. More