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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  • Share the Knight with President Hitt

    On Jan. 26, UCF Knights in Southwest Florida joined President John Hitt for a unique Share the Knight event. The university’s president answered questions about the much-anticipated UCF Downtown Campus, including which academic programs and services may be offered on the new campus, as well as the possibility of an upscale hotel on the UCF Main Campus, […]

  • #UCFBusiness SHRM Team Earns Trip to Regional Competition

    The #UCFBusiness Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapter was recognized for excellence at the recent HR Student Games State-Level Case Competition. Team members included Kelvin Randolph, Yan Tarnowicz, Alexis Piedra, and Cori Sims. Their strong performance earns them the honor of competing with 13 other undergraduate teams at the East-Division Regional Case Competition […]

  • UCF Downtown Planning Moves Ahead

    Excited about the opportunities that an expanded University of Central Florida downtown presence would offer students, UCF Board of Trustees members unanimously approved the downtown campus concept on Thursday. The UCF Downtown campus, proposed on about 15 to 20 acres in Orlando’s Creative Village, would build from the strengths of UCF’s other academic programs in the […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

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