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How Much Influence Does Koch Money Have At FSU?

There are questions about whether a nonprofit founded by a prominent conservative activist has too much influence at a public college. Florida State University rewrote its agreement with the Charles Koch Foundation after some on campus complained that the relationship undermined the school’s academic integrity. But critics say it still gives donors with their own […]

FSU Will Examine Florida Colleges’ Remedial Course Changes

Florida State University researchers have won a grant to study the effects of a new state law making remedial math, reading and writing courses optional for many students at Florida’s two- and four-year state colleges. Students who entered high school in the past decade and earned Florida’s standard high school diploma no longer have to […]

Q&A With FSU Film School Dean About the Digital Domain Bankruptcy

Florida State University‚Äôs film school welcomed more than two dozen students to its new digital media program in West Palm Beach this month. The new Bachelor of Fine Arts program costs $28,000-a-year. Students join the program after spending their freshman year in Tallahassee. They are co-enrolled at FSU and the Digital Domain Institute, where animation […]

FSU President Puts An End To Board Of Governors’ Tuition Haggling

Setting tuition at state universities was a little like eBay at the Board of Governors meeting Thursday in Orlando. Universities put in their requests — but the 17-member Board of Governors bid them up and down all afternoon. The University of Central Florida asked for a 15 percent increase — the board said no. Florida […]

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