University of Florida

  • Sasse Visit to U of Florida Dogged by Protests

    Sasse was cagey about his thoughts on legislation like Florida's "Stop WOKE" act and suggested he would be vigilant against "indoctrination" in the classroom. Faculty questioned his commitment to tenure and student protesters decried what they saw as a partisan political appointment. 

  • Higher Ed Reacts to Ben Sasse's U of Florida Presidential Prospects

    Supporters have praised Sasse's vision for transforming higher education institutions, while detractors have questioned whether he is interested in resisting or enabling the politicization of Florida's universities and whether he's familiar enough with high-level research universities.

  • The Academic Freedom Crisis at the University of Florida

    An investigation documents the way that academic freedom has been subordinated to the presumed interests of the State of Florida (as aggressively determined by the administration of Governor Ron DeSantis).