UCF Board of Trustees to discuss action plan after millions of dollars misspent

Audits showed nearly $100M wrongly spent on construction

By Cathleigh Winningham - Producer

Trevor Colbourn Hall at UCF (Photo by Nick Leyva, UCF class of 2015)

ORLANDO, Fla. - The UCF Board of Trustees is set to discuss a plan to prevent the future misuse of funds at the school. 

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The board is set to vote on an action plan Thursday after millions of dollars in state funds were misspent on construction projects. That led to the firing or resignation of some of the university's top leaders, including President Dale Whittaker

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The plan calls for creating a system of checks and balances as well as using technology to better monitor the internal control of the budget. 

Thursday's meeting of the UCF Board of Trustees is expected to run from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

 

 

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