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Florida Governor DeSantis seeks to control universities, targeting tenure and ‘politicized’ classes | app

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his Republican allies are seeking to grow their influence in college classrooms, targeting tenure, waging a battle against “politicized” courses and envisioning a meaningful shift in how faculty are hired statewide.

DeSantis says he brings accountability to higher education and makes sure universities don’t indoctrinate students with what he and other GOP leaders see as liberal bias.

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