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October 18, 2017
Strength in numbers: Profile of UCF President John Hitt

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Strength in numbers: Profile of UCF President John Hitt

Jason Garcia | 5/24/2017

University of Central Florida President John Hitt  makes no apologies for growing the Orlando university into a 64,000-student behemoth, arguing that quantity and quality aren’t mutually exclusive. Hitt frames UCF’s growth as a moral imperative. Public universities, he says, have an obligation to raise the level of education in their communities. He ticks off a long list benefits that flow from more college degrees, from higher incomes to better parenting.

ALSO IN THIS ARTICLE: Dale Whittaker; Mayor Buddy Dyer.

 

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