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This must be a very nice feather in Barron's cap.  I think this shows that FSU is a responsible institution when it comes to expenses.  FSU can be trusted with state and private dollars.  FSU will have a positive impact when given the opportunity.

"One of Eric Barron's frequent talking points is Florida State's
ability to make maximum use of a dollar. FSU's president has pointed
repeatedly in recent months to the latest national rankings, which saw
FSU climb to 97th place (from 101) in the country among all public and
private universities, while slipping from 204 to 212 in funding.Barron's
message received a noteworthy endorsement this week as US News listed
FSU atop its latest list of top universities that operate efficiently,
spending $17,731 per student ? almost three grand less than No. 2
Brigham Young University ($20,441).
"It's an amazing compliment to
how the university runs itself and what our faculty does to deliver for
our students," Barron said. "Can you imagine what we would do with an
extra dollar? We would put it to good use."

This post was edited on 12/8 9:42 AM by epiphany10

Link: FSU listed as nation's most efficient university12/7 8:21 PM | IP: Logged
Here is the full article and list from U.S. News.

Link: Which Universities Operate Most Efficiently?12/7 8:26 PM | IP: Logged
thats great to see! This should help Barron greatly as he works towards the billion dollar goal for the big ideas campaign.
12/9 6:46 PM | IP: Logged
This is a very nice feather in the cap for Florida State!  The number one University in the nation for efficiency says a lot.  Doing more with less.  And, Barron's statement . . . imagine what we could do with more . . . is on point. 

Congratulations to FSU . . . faculty and staff.  Many are underpaid and have limited resources available to them, and are still outperforming their peers.  Congrats to the students as well.

This post was edited on 12/9 10:03 PM by Batnole1

12/9 10:01 PM | IP: Logged
This is great news!  FSU is worthy of much greater investment.
12/9 10:05 PM | IP: Logged
Damn right!

FSU #1

Miami University #3

Clearly, I'm the common theme here...
12/14 9:48 AM | IP: Logged
Wow, Brick.  Clearly that's the reason - or that the Mayan calendar is ending. 
12/21 10:40 AM | IP: Logged
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