NEWS BRIEFS: FAU Presidential Search Didn’t Include DeSantis Cronie; Search Process Declared “Flawed”

FROM INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION: “Governor Ron DeSantis’s preferred candidate, fellow Republican lawmaker Randy Fine, was not named a finalist for the job. Fine previously told The Florida Sun-Sentinel that DeSantis had promised him an easy path to the FAU presidency. Fine would have joined other DeSantis allies hired as presidents of state institutions if hired. Now the Florida State University System’s Board of Governors recommended that Florida Atlantic University restart its presidential search due to a ‘failure to comply’ with state laws and university regulations.” Read more here

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