Tuition hike needed to offset budget cuts

Tuition hike needed to offset budget cuts

When I joined UCF after leaving the University of North Carolina in 2010, the Central Florida Future published an opinion piece that challenged me to help lead UCF into a better tomorrow. Nearly two years later, I’m more committed to that cause than ever. There’s been a focus on growth with quality during UCF’s nearly […]

  • Tax Cuts Won't Deliver Florida to the Economic 'Promised Land'

    As state lawmakers squabble about the budget, UCF economist Sean Snaith warns that cutting corporate and property taxes isn’t the way to draw more businesses and jobs to the Sunshine State. Florida already has one of the lowest tax burdens in the nation and only lags behind South Dakota, Alaska, Wyoming and Nevada for the […]

  • Governor Unveils 'New Florida Initiative'

    The Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the state’s 11 public universities, announced Thursday a new initiative designed to use the resources of the State University System to transform the Florida economy. Gov. Charlie Crist endorsed the New Florida Initiative and announced that his 2010-11 budget included $100 million in new recurring funding for the […]


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  • #UCFBusiness Welcome to the Majors Draws 1000 Students

    “What will I do when I graduate? Am I the one – the one who will stand out?” Last Friday, the UCF College of Business Administration had 1000 business students ask themselves these questions at Welcome the Majors, held at the Venue on campus. The event served as an informational and exciting kickoff to the […]

  • UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

    Most nights, stars twinkle and the moon shines bright. There may even be a shooting star. But on Monday, Jan. 26, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of an asteroid and a comet on the same night. UCF’s Robinson Observatory will open its doors to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 […]

  • Biology Professor Earns Top Honors for Innovative Science Education

    From creating storybooks that teach preschoolers about the dangers of aquarium dumping to engaging more than 47,000 volunteers on oyster-reef restoration and living-shoreline projects since 2007, UCF biology professor Linda Walters has found ways to make science exciting and relevant to people of all ages. That’s why earlier this month the Society for Integrative and […]

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UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.