Campus News

Florida bill bolsters UF, FSU

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that will provide additional resources and flexibility to the state’s premier public institutions: the University of Florida and Florida State University.

According to a State University System of Florida news release, the bill is intended to provide additional funding and build national prestige for the two universities.

The bill also allocates money for UF to develop an institute dedicated to creating online degree programs to offer lower cost education to Florida residents.