Florida universities hit by funding crisis

20 06 –0 7 This March, Michael Perfit, chair of the geology department at the University of Florida in Gainesville, learned that budget cuts might slash 11 of the 24 faculty and staff positions in his group. “It was like someone saying your whole family was killed in a car accident,” he says. “I thought, ‘This will destroy us.’” Perfit’s department… CONTINUE READING