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The Scoop: Fri., April 12, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Black Maternal Health Week It’s Black Maternal Health Week, and a new list released yesterday from U.S. News & World Report ranks hospitals with high black maternal health outcomes. WMNF’s Chris Young tells us that...
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New College of Florida trustees give President Richard Corcoran a $200,000 incentive bonus

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran will receive $200,000 in incentive pay; after a performance evaluation.
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Board approves $1.1 million for New College of Florida

New College of Florida is in line to receive $1.1 million in what is known as performance-based funding.
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$1.1 million rides on a New College of Florida report

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran is slated to present a "student success plan monitoring report" next week.

Sarasota higher ed leaders discuss diversity amid Florida crackdown

Listen: Leaders at several colleges in Manatee and Sarasota Counties spoke at a nonpartisan political forum on Thursday. An otherwise non-controversial discussion got interesting when the question of diversity came up. Leaders at New College,...
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AAUP sanctions New College of Florida after politically motivated “egregious and extensive violations”

AAUP, a major American academic association made up of faculty and other professionals, has voted to sanction New College of Florida.
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The Scoop: Wed., November 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Pink gives away banned books Pop singer Pink will give away 2,000 banned books at her upcoming Florida concerts. This comes as Florida recorded the highest number of book bans in the country last school...
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The Scoop: Fri., November 10, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Picket line in Riverview Yesterday about 40 call center workers at Maximus in Riverview picketed to demand higher wages and better working conditions. It’s the federal government’s largest call center contractor.   New College funding...
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Richard Corcoran clears the final confirmation to stay New College of Florida president

State higher-education officials confirmed Richard Corcoran as president of New College of Florida, a Sarasota liberal-arts college.
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Controversial Florida university presidents are slated for inauguration and confirmation

University of Florida President Ben Sasse and president of New College of Florida Richard Corcoran will be inaugurated and confirmed.
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A judge weighs restrictions Florida has placed on higher education courses

A new Florida law prohibits instruction on certain topics in “general education core courses” at state colleges and universities.
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The Scoop: Mon., October 23, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Inmate reentry simulator Hillsborough County has nearly 3,000 inmates booked in county jails on any given day. Once released, they face a number of obstacles on their path back to a normal life. A reentry...

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