University of Florida Division of Continuing Education

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Distance & Continuing Education
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Established 1976
Type Public
Dean Dr. Eileen I. Oliver (interim)
Location Gainesville, Florida, USA

The University of Florida Division of Continuing Education has a campus in Gainesville, Florida and they also offer online instruction. The division was founded 32 years ago, and their mission is to offer flexible opportunities to students who might not otherwise have access to adult learning. The former dean of the Division of Continuing Education, Dr. James W. Knight, retired in 2008, and the former associate dean, Dr. Eileen I. Oliver, is now the current interim dean.


The mission of the Division of Continuing Education is to provide access to higher education opportunities through a variety of non-traditional approaches. Overall, these academic programs cater to non-traditional students with various continuing education programs at the undergraduate, graduate, professional level. Most courses are offered in the evenings or on weekends to accommodate the schedules of working students.[1]

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