State Politics

April 20, 2014

Gov. Scott torn by possible FSU engineering school creation

An effort by Florida State University and its well-connected allies to get its own engineering school could be turning into an election-year liability for Gov. Rick Scott. Not only would the plan cost millions of dollars, it also would mean splitting up FSU’s joint school with nearby Florida A&M University, an idea that is stirring outrage among supporters of the state’s historically black university and others worried about the fallout.

Related content