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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 […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment:  On Tuesday, the Board will hear from business leaders from Florida’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity industries regarding future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs.  Panelists include Mr. Bobby George, Senior VP and […]

State University System of Florida Career Centers Host 2nd Annual Virtual Job Fair

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, the State University System of Florida Career Centers, hosted its second annual virtual job fair, offering both full-time and part-time professional opportunities to Florida’s 12 public university students and alumni. The event attracted over 200 employers, including 177 new attendees, seeking to fill both fully remote and non-remote positions. In […]

Five Florida schools included in new Top 100 worldwide utility patent report

TAMPA, FL. – Five Florida universities rank in the top 60 institutions granted U.S. utility patents according to the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2020 report released today by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The report uses data obtained from the U.S. Patent […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs HB 847, Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network

TALLAHASSEE – On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 847, Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network, a top priority for the State University System and the Florida College System.  This critical legislation, sponsored by Senator Joe Gruters and Rep. Cord Byrd, streamlines online learning and library services for all 40 public higher education institutions and provides access […]

Board of Governors’ Meeting Highlights

Board of Governors’ Meeting Highlights TALLAHASSEE — Business leaders from Florida’s healthcare industry joined the Board of Governors to discuss future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs. Healthcare is a uniquely important industry in Florida due to the large population and underlying demographics of the state. The Board of […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment:  The Board will hear from business leaders from Florida’s healthcare industry regarding future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs.  Panelists include Pat Geraghty, President and CEO of GuideWell and Florida Blue; Carlos Migoya, President and CEO of Jackson Health System; and Shane […]

State University System Announces 2021-22 Academic Year Plans

TALLAHASSEE – The State University System of Florida is pleased to announce that all 12 public universities expect to increase classroom occupancy to pre-COVID capacity by the 2021-22 academic year and return to pre-COVID operations. Further, we anticipate returning to full in-person participation in athletic and social activities on our campuses, including fan participation in stadiums […]