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State University System of Florida Launches MyFloridaFuture

An interactive tool to maximize student career potential TALLAHASSEE – MyFloridaFuture is an exciting new interactive tool designed to assist students and families in making better-informed decisions about postsecondary educational options in the State University System of Florida.  House Bill 1261, passed by the 2021 Florida Legislature and signed by Governor DeSantis, directed the Board […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 7044, Increasing Accountability for Postsecondary Education

TALLAHASSEE – Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 7044, Postsecondary Education, a major higher education bill that increases accountability by allowing the Board to adopt post-tenure review policies and requiring the Board to evaluate nationally prominent new accrediting bodies that best suit our universities.  The bill, sponsored by Senator Manny Diaz and Representative Amber Mariano, […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Strategic Planning Committee:  The Board will hear an update on Pillars of Excellence spending through December 31, 2021.  The Board will consider approval of the updated 2025 System Strategic Plan to include a statement on civil discourse.  Finally, the Board will hear additional details on financial aid for the System’s resident undergraduate population. Academic and […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Full Board:  The Board will consider the approval of the public notice of intent to amend Board Regulation 14.001.  The regulation is amended to include State University System fixed capital outlay definitions.  The Board will also consider approval of the public notice of intent to create Board Regulation 14.002.  The regulation requires annual fixed capital […]

Board of Governors’ Chair Brian Lamb delivers State of the System

TALLAHASSEE— Brian Lamb kicked off his first meeting as chair today, delivering a powerful State of the System address that outlines a variety of initiatives to enhance university quality, increase student success, strengthen engagement with Florida’s business community, and build upon our strong relationship with the Governor and Florida Legislature. In his State of the […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Academic and Research Excellence Committee: The Board will hear an update on the State University System implementation on House Bill 7017 related to foreign influence. The Board will hear an update on the World Class Faculty and Scholars Program and the Professional Graduate Degree Excellence Program. Strategic Planning Committee:  The Board will hear an update […]

Letter to Students, Faculty, and Staff Spring 2022

The State University System has had a very successful fall semester, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back on campus for the spring. The key to this success has been two-fold. First, we worked together to implement new health and safety policies and procedures for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 on each campus. […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Strategic Planning Committee:  The Board will hear an update on the Civil Discourse Initiative and next steps.  Facilities Committee: The Board will consider approval of the 2021-2022 University Fixed Capital Outlay Budgets.  The Board will also consider approval of an amendment to the 2022-23 Fixed Capital Outlay Legislative Budget Request to include a request for […]