Florida's colleges remain the primary point of access to higher education in Florida, with 65 percent of the state's high school graduates pursuing 大专毕业 education beginning at a Florida college, and 82 percent of freshman and sopho更多的 minority students in public higher education attending one of Florida's 28 colleges.
Honors and Early 大学/Dual Enrollment programs attract some of the best and brightest minds and the colleges' open-door policies allow students who need remediation to get the skills they need for college-level courses. Many FCS students are the first in their families to attend college. Adult learners take college courses for personal and professional development, or to prepare for a new career.
More students enroll at Florida’s colleges to retool and retrain during economic downturns. We are 更多的 committed than ever to keeping our doors open, and to helping students get the training they need to improve their lives and help boost our state’s economy.
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Board of Governors, 州立大学系统 of Florida
Florida's public university system includes twelve universities with an enrollment of 更多的 than 300,000名学生, 超过60,000名教职员工, and an annual operating budget of 更多的 than $8.50亿年.
第九条, Section 7 of the Florida Constitution was amended in 2002 to establish a statewide system of governance for all Florida public universities. 作为一个结果, the Florida Board of Governors was created in 2003 to operate, 调节, 控制, and be fully responsible for the management of the entire system consisting of twelve public universities. Responsibilities include defining the distinctive mission of each university and ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system.
The Board includes seventeen members, fourteen of whom are appointed by the Florida Governor and confirmed by the Florida Senate for a term of seven years. The remaining members include the President of the Advisory Council of the Faculty Senate, the Commissioner of Education, and the Chair of the Florida Student Association. The Board of Governors appoints a Chancellor who serves as the chief executive and administrative officer of the university system.
Assisting the Board Members in their responsibilities is a professional and administrative office created in July 2005 and led by the Chancellor of the 州立大学系统. The office includes three major units - the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, the Office of Public Affairs, and the Office of 预算 and 金融 - as well as the offices of the General Counsel, 公司秘书, and 督察长 and Director of Compliance.
Commission for Independent Education
The Commission for Independent Education has statutory responsibilities in matters relating to nonpublic, 大专毕业, BG真人机构. In keeping with the Florida Department of Education's goal of producing a seamless educational system, some of these functions include consumer protection, 程序的改进, institutional policies and administration, 数据管理, and the licensure of independent schools, 学院和大学.
Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
The Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) serves as a guarantor for the Federal 家庭 Education Loan Program (FFELP) and the administrator of Florida's scholarship and grant programs. The OSFA mission is to facilitate higher education access and services by providing exemplary customer attention, comprehensive financial aid information, and convenient and efficient products.
District Postsecondary Institutions
职业生涯 and 成人BG真人 is designed to meet the needs of our customers, which include students and business/ industry. This area represents a significant collaboration and partnership across both private and public sectors throughout the state of Florida to improve Florida's workforce. 职业生涯 and 成人BG真人 is delivered to our customers through a network of service providers, which includes District Technical Centers/大学s.