Only Florida Atlantic University and Florida Gulf Coast University have bowed to Rick Scott’s demand that they shun a 1.7 percent cost-of-living tuition increase, but the Republican governor did manage to get state schools Thursday to drop plans for similarly modest fee increases.
The State University System’s Board of Governors wrapped up three days of meetings at the University of South Florida in Tampa with no real discussion of the tuition bump Scott was looking to avert.
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