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FAU President Resigns: “Controversies Have Been Significant”

Florida Atlantic University’s president says bad publicity splashed across national headlines was too much. Mary Jane Saunders has resigned. Next month would have been Saunders’ three-year anniversary as president. While the university is showcasing her string of accomplishments, there was no way to get around a spate of missteps in recent months. “There is no […]

Deadline Extended For FPU Trustee Hopefuls

The new Florida Polytechnic University (FPU) is popular. After an onslaught of applications, the deadline has been extended for anyone hoping to be on FPU’s Board of Trustees. 39 applications were received by yesterday’s deadline.

Business Leaders Rally For Florida Polytechnic University

Polk County business leaders are so excited about the new Florida Polytechnic University (FPU), they held a news conference this morning to announce their support. It was part of a rally at the United Way of Central Florida in Lakeland. More than 60 community and business leaders have formed Florida Poly Vision, Inc. to show […]

Search Begins For Florida Polytechnic Trustees

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland is ready for its own Board of Trustees. Gov. Rick Scott has launched a national search for thirteen trustees that will govern Florida’s 12th public university. It turns out applicants can live anywhere. They don’t have to be in Florida to serve. “We must have a globally competitive education system […]

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