Press Release

Immediately After News Conference, UF President Kent Fuchs asks to rescind denial

Shortly after our news conference, UF President Kent Fuchs stated “I have also asked UF’s Conflicts of Interest Office to reverse the decisions on recent requests by UF employees to serve as expert witnesses in litigation in which the state of Florida is a party and to approve the requests regardless of personal compensation, assuming the activity is on their own time without using university resources.”

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PRESS RELEASE: United Faculty of Florida (UFF) Demands Safe Working and Learning Conditions for All of Florida’s College and University Students, Faculty, and Staff

“We call on Governor Ron DeSantis to require universal indoor masking and to approve other
common-sense health and safety measures or to step aside and allow local leaders to make the right call and protect the people of Florida. Our state’s higher education classrooms must be safe and healthy learning environments this fall; no other considerations, political or otherwise, should come into the equation.”

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United Faculty of Florida (UFF) Joins Suit Against State to Defend Freedoms of Students and Faculty

United Faculty of Florida (UFF) believes that all Floridians — no matter where we’re from or what we look like — deserve good jobs, healthy and safe communities, and a high-quality public education from PreK to college. Instead of addressing the real health and economic crises facing Floridians, Gov. DeSantis and some legislators in power in Tallahassee recently enacted the “Viewpoint Discrimination” law (HB 233).

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