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UF faculty union hosting virtual town hall with Florida 2022 gubernatorial candidates

Published: Dec. 14, 2021 at 5:17 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The union representing University of Florida faculty is hosting a virtual town hall for candidates in the Florida governor’s race.

The United Faculty of Florida is expecting participation from U.S. Representative Charlie Christ, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and state Senator Annette Taddeo.

The virtual event takes place Tuesday, December 14 at 7 p.m. Candidates will discuss their positions on academic freedom, tenure, state funding, board appointments, and other topics of education.

Per stated in their website, the UFF organized the event goal to “engage in the political process [in order] to achieve our goals for the world-class higher education system our students deserve.”

To view the town hall, click HERE.

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