2014-2015 Budget News
On January 29, 2014 Governor Scott released his budget recommendations for fiscal year 2014-2015. The Governor's budget proposal totals $74.19 billion compared to current budget of $74.24 billion. The Governor included $40 million in new funding to go along with $40 million taken from the universities base budgets to fund the performance funding model for the State University System.
Board of Governor's Performance Funding Proposal
On January 16, 2014, the Board of Governor's presented their proposal for implementing a performance funding model for the State University System. The Board of Governor's is requesting additional funding from the Legislature and for that funding to be match from the universities base budget and to be used in their performance funding model. The Board of Governors has identified 10 metrics to be used to determine how a university is performing. You can find more information about this proposal here.
For more information, contact:
Janice P. Gilley
Assistant Vice President for Governmental Relations and Special Assistant to the President
Phone: (850) 474-2218
Fax: (850) 474-3131
It is the mission of the Governmental Relations Office to manage communications with governmental stakeholders at the local, state and federal level including agencies and elected officials. The director works with administrators, faculty, staff and students to identify issues for legislative action and works directly with legislators to effectuate outcomes beneficial to the university.