State to tie education funding to performance

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Performance will mean funds for the University as the State University System moves to increase accountability from the 12 states universities.

The three-part accountability framework includes the SUS Board of Governor’s Strategic Plan 2025, an accountability report that details performance on key metrics of each institution and annual Work Plans from each University.

State moves to tie education funding to performance

University reacts to Venezuelan election results 

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The absence of a Venezuelan consulate in Miami did not stop people from voting in the Venezuelan presidential election on Sunday, Oct. 7.

Maria Alejandra Sanchez, a University alum, volunteered in one of the buses that took Venezuelans to the Venezuelan consulate in New Orleans to cast their votes.

University reacts to Venezuelan election results

Florida supports three amendments, rejects eight

Florida supports three amendments, rejects eight

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On the ballot, Floridians were faced with 11 amendments to the Florida Constitution and supported only three.

The amendments that passed are “feel-good amendments,” according to Kathryn DePalo, political science professor at the University, in reference to Amendment 2, Amendment 9 and Amendment 11, which provide tax exemptions for veterans, spouses of veterans and seniors.

Florida supports three amendments, rejects eight