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Governance of Higher Education in Florida
March 30, 2008 – 9:31 am | No Comment
Governance of Higher Education in Florida

The Florida Legislature is considering passage of a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that would change the way education is governed in the state.  With passage of the joint resolution, the proposed amendment would appear …

Funding Prospects for FY2009
March 25, 2008 – 7:31 am | No Comment
Funding Prospects for FY2009

Yesterday afternoon, March 24, we joined a conference call with Senator Evelyn Lynn, Chair of the Higher Education Appropriations Committee. It was not a pleasant conversation. Along with approximately 20 other community college presidents, we …

SFCC Auditorium
March 20, 2008 – 10:44 am | No Comment
SFCC Auditorium

Last night the SFCC Board of Trustees authorized us to enter into negotiations for architectural and engineering services as well as construction management for renovating the SFCC Auditorium.
This wonderful auditorium was conceived and built almost …

State Colleges
March 19, 2008 – 12:47 pm | No Comment
State Colleges

Proposals are under consideration in the Florida Legislature that could expand the mission of community colleges in our state and at South Florida Community College. I’m not wise enough to predict which legislation will win …

Why Blog
March 19, 2008 – 12:20 pm | No Comment
Why Blog

Direct and open communications is one of the most important contributing factors to a healthy, happy, and productive workplace. If we know what is going on, we are much more likely to invest in our …