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Accountability Propels Ƶ18 to New Heights

~ Florida International University becomes the fourth Preeminent Research University ~ Orlando, FL (July 1, 2024) – The Florida Board of Governors approved a plan to allocate $645 million in Performance-Based Funding to the System’s 12 institutions due to the excellence and improvement displayed in the metrics within their accountability plans. The Performance-Based Funding model […]

System Sets a Record High Four-Year Graduation Rate of 62%

~  The graduation rate has increased 20 percentage points in the past ten years ~ Orlando, FL (June 27, 2024) – Today, the Florida Board of Governors congratulated the Ƶ18 for setting a record-high four-year graduation rate of 62% for the 2019 to 2023 cohort. The System-wide four-year graduation rate has seen year-over-year […]

Items to Watch for the June 27-28th Board of Governors’ Meeting

The Florida Board of Governors will hold a meeting at the University of Central Florida on June 27th and 28th. Highlights of the meeting agenda include: Strategic Planning Committee Academic and Student Affairs Committee Audit and Compliance Committee Innovation and Online Committee Facilities Committee Budget and Finance Committee Nomination and Governance Full Board The Board […]

Chair Lamb and the Florida Board of Governors Applaud Number One Ranking to Propel Florida’s Higher Education into the Future

TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 8, 2024) – Today, Brian Lamb, Chair of the Florida Board of Governors, and the Florida Board of Governors acknowledges Florida’s number one higher education ranking. The ranking will propel the System into the future to reach even greater milestones and continue setting the standard for other states to follow. “Florida’s continued […]

System Research Expenditures Reach $2.94 Billion Exceeding Projections

~ The research expenditures have an economic impact of $5.5 billion and created an estimated 3,660 new jobs ~ GAINESVILLE, FL (March 27, 2024) – Today, the Board of Governors announced research expenditures for the Ƶ18 reached $2.94 billion for the 2022-23 academic year, which is an increase of more than […]

Items to Watch for the March 26-27th Board of Governors’ Meeting

Innovation and Online Committee: SUS faculty members will discuss AI strategies that can enhance teaching and improve student interactions to better prepare graduates for an increasingly complex workforce. Audit and Compliance Committee: The Board will hear an overview of the audit results of the Performance-Based Funding as well as Preeminence and Emerging Preeminence Data Integrity […]