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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 […]

The Board of Governors’ Office of Inspector General and Director of Compliance Seeks Re-accreditation

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On December 3, 2018, the Board of Governors’ Office of Inspector General and Director of Compliance’s (OIGC) Investigations Section was accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, signifying it had established internal investigative policies and procedures that met the professional standards and requirements set forth by the Commission for Offices […]

Board of Governors Appoints Ray Rodrigues as Chancellor

PENSACOLA— Today, the Board of Governors unanimously appointed Mr. Ray Rodrigues as the next chancellor of the State University System of Florida.  He succeeds Marshall M. Criser, III, who announced in June he would be stepping down from the post.  Mr. Rodrigues has 16 years of university experience and 10 years in the Florida House […]

Florida’s Universities Excel in U.S. News & World Report Public University Rankings

TALLAHASSEE – Today’s release of higher education rankings by the U.S. News and World Report emphasize the excellence of Florida’s public universities across the country.  The University of South Florida climbed from No. 46 to No. 42, marking its highest position ever and cementing its status as the fastest-rising university in the country.  Florida International […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Strategic Planning Committee: The Board will consider approval of the 2022 System Accountability Plan and the university proposals for receiving Linking Industry to Nursing Education (LINE) funds.  They will hear an overview of the Prepping Institutions, Programs, Employers, and Learners through Incentives for Nursing Education (PIPELINE) spending plans.  Additionally, the Board will consider approval of […]

Meeting Highlights: Board of Governors Accept Report on Accreditation

TALLAHASSEE— Today, the Board of Governors held a thorough discussion on a report on postsecondary education institution accreditation.  The report provides a detailed summary of the different accreditors available for Florida’s 12 public universities.  Additionally, the report outlines key elements in the process that universities should consider, such as cost, standards, and representation.  It is […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Full Board:  The Board will receive the results of the Intellectual Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity 2022 Survey.  The Board will also discuss the accrediting agencies identified as best suited to serve as an accreditor for the State University System of Florida institutions. ### The Board of Governors’ meeting will be held via conference call in […]

Two Finalists Chosen in State University System of Florida Chancellor Search

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Board of Governors’ chancellor search committee announced two finalists to serve as the next chief executive officer for the State University System of Florida.  The two finalists are: Dr. Lori Cromwell Mr. Ray Rodrigues The chancellor search committee will hold interviews of the finalists on August 26, 2022, beginning at 11:30 […]

How Florida researchers are using UF’s supercomputer

TALLAHASSEE– High-impact research is in full swing on the University of Florida’s powerful supercomputer, with faculty and students from across the State University System using HiPerGator ⁠— one of the smartest machines in the world — to advance critical work in areas including the environment, technology and medicine.  Available to all State University System institutions, […]

Board of Governors Opens Application Process for Next Chancellor

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Board of Governors’ chancellor search committee met to approve the position description and advertising plan and to discuss the next steps in selecting the chief executive officer for the State University System of Florida.  Current chancellor Marshall M. Criser III announced at a board meeting on June 30 that he would […]