December 22, 2014

Higher Education

UF takes a crack at cracking the top 10

The Legislature gave the University of Florida $15 million last year to try to push the state's flagship onto the U.S. News list of the top 10 public universities. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

UF's online university has become a 'cash cow'

Florida public universities have become national leaders in online education. What's driving the trend? Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

The $10K bachelor's degree

As the price of tuition and fees for a four-year degree at a state university climbs above $24,000, there's no denying the curb appeal of the $10,000 bachelor's degree. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Meet Eckerd College President Donald Eastman

Donald Eastman has put his St. Petersburg school back on solid financial footing while emphasizing liberal arts and traditional classroom instruction. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

It's prime time for Florida's newest public university: Florida Polytechnic

Florida Polytechnic University welcomes its first class in August, just two years after its creation. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Chart: For-Profit Colleges & Universities in Florida

Ranked by enrollment. Enrollment does not include online students. List includes only schools with more than 2,100 students. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Private, Non-Profit Colleges and Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Only schools offering bachelor's degrees and with an enrollment of more than 500 students are listed. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida's Public State Universities

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Chart: Florida College System

Ranked by enrollment. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2013

Overreach at the University of Miami?

UM had to restructure its huge investment in health care and life sciences but makes no apologies for its ambitions. Read more »
Published on 6/11/2013

Compensation at the top of Florida's universities

State university presidents' five-year contracts typically include health and life insurance, state employee retirement plan contributions, travel expenses for spouses outside university service areas and a paid sabbatical if they resign from the presidency and remain at the school. Read more »
Published on 6/11/2013

Higher Education in Florida: Are Florida's universities overadministered?

The picture that emerges from a look at the staffing practices of Florida universities in the past five years is complex. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

Partnership Friction: Private and community colleges offer four-year degrees

In 2001, St. Petersburg Junior College, as the public community college in Pinellas County was then known, won permission to move beyond its traditional two-year degree offerings and confer four-year degrees. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

Behind Education Costs: Buttress — or Bloat?

Two economists argue that universities adjust costs based on how much they raise, rather than broad economic forces. Schools say they have become more efficient. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2013

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