Miami-Dade commission puts FIU expansion on November ballot

Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday approved ballot language for a Nov. 4 referendum on FIU’s proposed expansion to land adjacent to its Modesto A. Maidique Campus. “We are thankful for the support the County Commission and Mayor Carlos Gimenez and his staff have shown for the future of FIU and our community,” said President Mark B. […]

Legislative Session Highlights

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Dear FIU Family: The 2014 Legislative Session came to an end last Friday, May 2nd. Much attention was paid to higher education issues this year, but a focal point became legislation that granted in-state tuition rates to undocumented students who attended high school in Florida. Bill sponsors Representative Jeanette Nuñez, an FIU alumna, and Senator Jack […]

Become an FIU Advocate

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The 2014 Legislative Session is now entering its fourth week, and the House and Senate are vigorously working to pass legislation and craft their respective budgets.  In the coming weeks, each Chamber will approve a budget and later, the two will enter the Conference process to negotiate and agree on one budget that can be […]