New College of Florida Denies Contract to DeSantis Critic

June 06, 2023 1 min read

By Josh Moody
Inside Higher Ed

Excerpt: A visiting history professor at New College of Florida who criticized NCF’s Board of Trustees and interim president—as well as Governor Ron DeSantis’s efforts to reshape higher education in the state—is out after the administration decided not to renew his contract, Miami New Times reported.

The decision reportedly leaves NCF without a faculty member who specializes in U.S. history. It comes amid a push by DeSantis to convert the college into a conservative institution.

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