Merger bill dies in House due to lack of Senate support

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House Bill (HB) 7087, which would merge New College and Florida Polytechnic University into the University of Florida (UF), was officially declared dead in the Florida Legislature on Friday, March 6. This declaration came before a scheduled floor vote on Monday, March 9 and after the bill passed two House committees. No companion bill was […]

Students rally to support New College’s independence

Students rally to support New College’s independence Jacob Wentz | Feb. 26, 2020 “Who loves an independent New College?” thesis student Alex Barbat shouted as students erupted into cheers of support. On Thursday, Feb. 20, more than 150 students, faculty and staff gathered in Koski Plaza to demonstrate their opposition to House Bill (HB) 7087, […]