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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - House Speaker Will Weatherford says the Florida House is in “no rush” to approve a split of the joint engineering college run by Florida A&M; University and Florida State University.
The Florida Senate had set aside $13 million for a new engineering college to be run by FSU. But FAMU officials and supporters oppose the move. The proposal is one of the sticking points in budget negotiations that need to be worked out between the House and Senate.
Weatherford said he wants the Florida Board of Governors to weigh in on the proposal before taking any action. The statewide board oversees the state university system.
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