Saying the obvious: A new online Florida university would not address the state’s need for scientists or engineers

Regarding Speaker-designate Will Weatherford’s proposal (laid out in a recent issue of the Tallahassee Democrat) for an entirely online university:

It goes without saying that such an institution could not educate professionals in the natural sciences and engineering.

So if educating more STEM professionals is the priority, then the online university would simply be a distraction.

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