Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Resarch Universities

Provosts from USF, UCF and FIU discuss the FCMRU at a 'student success' luncheon at USF.
Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Resarch Universities

USF, Florida International University and the University of Central Florida – the state’s three largest metropolitan research universities – are teaming up in an effort to improve graduation rates as well as the number of degrees they award in high-demand areas. Their work has drawn the attention of the Helios Education Foundation, which is providing the partnership with financial backing. We have details on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

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The Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities has not established a website yet.
Story on grants the FCMRU has received.

USF Office of Student Success website
Paul Dosal, vice provost of Student Success
813-974-5118 pdosal@usf.edu

Helios Education Foundation website

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Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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