Universities: Bustle Down South

A deep yearning for growth grips Florida's state universities, but so far the system seems created half to rise and half to fall. On the main campus, the University of Florida at Gainesville, new and needed buildings sprout almost monthly; the now-rising University of West Florida in panhandle-tip Pensacola may have to draw students from neighboring states to fill its classrooms. Spanking new Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton is the nation's most computerized, automated and flexible institution of higher education; at Florida State University in Tallahassee, a frustrated president is...

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