A state legislator has introduced legislation aimed at largely exempting public university executive searches from Florida's expansive open meeting and public-record laws, The Gainesville Sun reported. Florida's sunshine laws are among the most reaching in the country, and the legislation introduced by State Rep. Dave Kerner says that the laws create a "chilling effect on the number and quality of applicants" for president and other top university jobs. The bill would protect the names of candidates until finalists are chosen, at least 21 days before a final candidate is selected.
- Book explores targeting of gay students and faculty by Florida legislators
- Florida Lawmaker to Forgo Pay in University Job
- Quick Takes: President Fired at CC of Denver, ABA Proposes New Accreditation Rules, States Urge Senate Action on Loan Reforms, Carlow U. Takes on Steakhouse, Bush Plans Stem-Cell Veto and Research Effort, Dubious Degree for Swedish Official
- Quick Takes: 21 Years as Adjunct and Out, Dean Ousted at Florida, Report Faults Poly Board, Updike on Art, Drexel West, Slow Start for New Online Campus
- Quick Takes: Anti-Science Bias Seen in Political Science Textbook, How Yale Was Duped, Business Officers Back Cell Phone Tax Reform, Double Dipping in Florida, House Panel to Consider Loan Legislation
Search for Jobs
Popular Job Categories