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USF Poly Faculty Senate: BOG should deny USF Poly's push to split

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The University of South Florida Polytechnic's Faculty Senate has joined the chorus of those concerned about splitting of USF Poly and making it an independent university.

In a letter to the Florida Board of Governors, which oversee the state university system, the faculty released its official position, taken in a special meeting held Tuesday:

We the duly elected USF Polytechnic Faculty Senators, respectfully request that the Board of Governors of the state university system vote at this time to deny a separation of USF Polytechnic from the USF System.

They outlined ten concerns, including separation costs, ongoing funding, accreditation and faculty recruitment.

Read more in the full letter attached.

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 11:10am]

    

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