Florida A&M University has moved a step closer to splitting with its President. A special committee has approved a deal with Elmira Mangum that, if accepted by the full board, will lead to Mangum stepping down Thursday.
Former Senate President Don Gaetz is in the running to head up the University of West Florida in Pensacola. But the League of Women Voters is urging the search committee to reject the Niceville Republican.
Florida A&M University and Florida State University have moved up a few slots in U.S. News and World Reports rankings of best colleges and universities. These ratings carry the most weight for schools.