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J.D. Alexander

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Business Group Supports USF Poly Independence

A Polk County business group overwhelmingly supports the University of South Florida Polytechnic’s bid to create a new state university independent from the USF system, according to the Lakeland Ledger. State Sen. J.D. Alexander, chairman of the Senate budget committee, rallied support for an independent school after a survey of students and faculty showed a […]

University of South Florida Cannot Audit Regional Campus Expenses, President Says

University of South Florida president Judy Genshaft told two state Senators that any audit of USF Polytechnic is up to the regional campus chancellor. Republican state Sens. Paula Dockery and Mike Fasano asked Genshaft to audit USF Polytechnic after learning the school hired regional chancellor Marshall Goodman’s son to run a business incubator program. The […]

Will a State Senator Get His University?

Influential state Sen. J.D. Alexander made his pitch for a separate Polk County university to the State University System Board of Governors Thursday. Alexander, R-Polk and chairman of the Senate budget committee, wants the University of South Florida Polytechnic to split from the USF system. WUSF radio’s Steve Newborn reports: So far, the site of […]

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