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Board of Governors’ Meeting Highlights

TALLAHASSEE — During a meeting at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University today, business leaders from Florida’s aerospace industry joined the Board of Governors to discuss future aerospace talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs. Typically, the aerospace industry is concerned with the design and manufacture of aircraft, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, […]

Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Academic and Student Affairs Committee:  The Board will consider approval of the Reverse Transfer Statewide Articulation Agreement.  The Board will also consider approval of the Master of Science in Applied Data Science, at New College of Florida. Academic and Research Excellence Committee: The Board will hear a presentation of the results of the 2021 Research […]

Florida remains #1 in U.S. News and World Report rankings for Higher Education

Tallahassee, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report has once again named Florida the top state in the country for higher education. Florida’s higher education system has held the top ranking for the last five years.  This achievement can be credited to the collective commitment of our elected leaders, the Board of Governors, and the […]

Planning for a Post-Pandemic World in the State University System

TALLAHASSEE – The Board of Governors’ Innovation and Online Committee convened via conference call today to discuss a 2021 work plan for the Committee to begin planning for a post-COVID world in the State University System.   The work will focus on developing best practices and innovations based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to […]

Board of Governors’ Meeting Highlights

SARASOTA — During a meeting at New College today, Board of Governors Chair Syd Kitson announced a new initiative on civil discourse in his State of the System address.  Chair Kitson tasked Board of Governors’ member Tim Cerio to lead this important initiative through the Strategic Planning Committee.  The Committee will provide a series of […]