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Higher Ed

Sandy Shugart

Poet, Picker, President

Valencia College’s Sandy Shugart thinks differently about how people learn and how colleges ought to operate. In his world, student performance takes priority over enrollment growth.

Lofty Goals: From Hitt to Whitt

New President Dale Whittaker aims to take UCF to pre-eminence.

Money Ball

Athletic programs, particularly football, are helping small private colleges in Florida increase their enrollments.

A Watchful Eye

Richard Corcoran’s legacy as House Speaker includes restrictions on the use of public funding by university foundations.

Trendlines

Up Front
Higher Ed

I’ll admit to having a soft spot for FSU since our son attends graduate school there. Rest assured, though, that in this annual special edition of higher ed, we don’t play favorites.

Dining
Diners Club

Metro Diner offers a new take on comfort food.

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Jeff Klinkenberg

“Writers are famous for not having confidence. The confidence wasn't always in the writing, but it was in the material. I just feared I didn't have the skill to pull things off.”

Tallahassee Trend
Lights, Camera, Inaction

Some local governments are stepping in with incentives where the state left off.

Editor's Page
Groundwork for Excellence

The roots of Florida's higher-ed success go back more than 50 years.

Economic Backbone: Retirement

Retiring in Style

Retiring in Style

Senior developments are springing up in downtowns around Florida.

Around the State

MiamI-DADE
Art and Sole

Fabrice Tardieu hits the ground running with his high-end Italian sneakers.

Southeast
New Model

Big Rock Partners’ approach to ‘continuing care’ living does away with buy-ins.

Southwest
Bucket List

Eckerd College stresses lifelong learning early in retirement.

Central
Getting a Lift

Mears turns to private equity investors to take on ride-sharing companies.

Northeast
Shore Thing

A UNF professor’s ‘Surf Rover’ will study the ocean floor close to the beach.

Northwest
Pet Protection

Tallahassee entrepreneurs target pet diabetes.

Pet Protection

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