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In major shift, House bill would turn three USF universities into one

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In major shift, House bill would turn three USF universities into one

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In major shift, House bill would turn three USF universities into one

Graduates of those schools frame diplomas bearing the name of their own universities, which all fall under the umbrella of the Tampa-based USF System. But under proposed changes to a bill moving through the Florida House of Representatives, the USF System as it stands today could be no more. More from the Tampa Bay Times, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, and WMFE.

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» How a small campus grew into an independent USF St. Petersburg
» USF consolidation proposal gets no pushback in Florida House committee
» Legislature move on USF could leave St. Pete rattled

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