U. of Florida trustees approve Sen. Sasse as next president

Nebraska U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse won approval Tuesday from the University of Florida Board of Trustees to be the school’s next president despite vocal opposition from some faculty and students.

Sasse, a Republican, was recommended for the top post by a unanimous vote of the trustees. A final vote to elevate Sasse as the school’s 13th president is set for Nov. 10 by the state university system Board of Governors.

University of Florida officials unanimously select Sen. Ben Sasse for new president

During a four-hour meeting Tuesday on the Gainesville campus, Sasse sought to allay concerns that he’s more a

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