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Coming Soon January 2022: MyFloridaFuture

MyFloridaFuture will be a free, online college and career planning tool that provides students, parents, and policymakers with a wealth of information to make better-informed decisions about educational options and future employment opportunities. The new interactive tool will allow users to explore data at the System level and by individual institution, including information on salary, […]

Board of Governors Hosts Panel with Business Leaders in Clean Energy and Technology

MIAMI – Yesterday, business leaders from Florida’s clean energy and technology industry joined the Board of Governors to discuss future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs. According to Enterprise Florida, more than 11,750 cleantech companies are based in Florida and specialize in various parts of the cleantech industry, including […]

Meeting Highlights: State University System of Florida Raises the Bar for Excellence

MIAMI — Today, the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida rolled out the 2021 System Accountability Plan, which showed impressive improvements in several key performance metrics in the Board’s Performance-based funding model. The System Accountability Plan is an annual report that closely aligns with the Board of Governors’ 2025 System Strategic Plan. […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Strategic Planning Committee:  The Board will hear an update on the Civil Discourse Initiative. The Board will consider approval of updates to the 2021 university accountability plans for New College of Florida, University of South Florida, and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. The Board will also consider approval of the 2021 System Accountability Plan. Additionally, […]

State University System of Florida Health Policies for the 2021-22 Academic Year

In order to continue to promote good health practices in our campus communities, and in our laboratory schools, the Board of Governors is emphasizing key health policy issues relating to the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 viruses. Following up to our June 21st Statement on preparations for the 2021-22 academic year, you can be assured […]

Letter to Students Fall 2021

State University System Students: We are excited to welcome you to our campuses next month! To help us provide high-quality classes, student services, extracurricular activities, and athletic programs in a healthy environment, we strongly recommend that all students get vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus before arriving on campus. Since the onset of the pandemic, our […]

Board of Governors Hosts Panel with Business Leaders in the Finance Industry

TALLAHASSEE — Business leaders from Florida’s finance industry joined the Board of Governors last week to discuss future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs. Florida has a global footprint in financial services, insurance, and consulting, and is home to the third-largest cluster of insurance and banking companies in the […]

State University System Performance Funding Drives Student Success

TALLAHASSEE — The Board of Governors approved a plan on Wednesday to allocate $560 million in performance funds for the 2021-22 fiscal year. Universities will reinvest the money into initiatives designed to enhance their performance on the ten metrics in the Board’s performance-based funding model.  The model, which includes metrics that measure performance on retention […]

Board of Governors’ Meeting Highlights

ST.PETERSBURG— Today, the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida confirmed the appointments of Dr. Patricia Okker as the president of New College of Florida and Dr.Richard McCullough as the president of Florida State University.  Dr. Patricia Okker most recently served as the dean of the College of Arts and Science at […]