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FSU Film Students: Nobody Asked Us About Leaving West Palm Beach

A Florida Board of Governors (BOG) committee will be in Gainesville today to talk about online learning. Next week, the entire board will meet to discuss the fate of Florida State University’s film program in West Palm Beach. A BOG panel has recommended the program be moved to Tallahassee after the bankruptcy of partner Digital Domain. But the program’s two dozen students want to stay put.


Students in Florida State University’s animation and digital arts program aren’t happy that a Board of Governors subcommittee made the recommendation to move them from West Palm Beach to Tallahassee. The 24 students of the program’s inagural class sent a letter to Board of Governors Chancellor Frank Brogan on Monday saying they hadn’t been asked what they wanted. The letter indicates they would rather stay where they are in South Florida.

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