Florida Board of Governors Issue $20 Million in Funding
Published September 13th, 2013
GAINESVILLE- Out of 11 state universities, The University of Florida's "performance" was rated only number seven by the Board of Governors.
The Board used a ratings system to divide 20 million dollars among the schools.
UF scored a four out a possible nine points on the Board of Governor's performance scale.
That score placed UF in a seventh place ranking worth only a fraction of the pie... 1.7 million dollars
The Governors announced thursday performance- based funding on a point system, focusing on three areas of performance-- including wages of students employed in Florida after graduation.
UCF and USF both scored the highest among the public universities with 6 points earning them each 2 point 6 million dollars.
Other metrics that played a role in scoring include percent of graduates employed or continuing education one year after graduation, and average cost of an undergraduate degree.
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