UF officials have found no misuse of spending from an internal investigation after allegations that the university had not complied with state funding regulations.
The investigation comes after reports of a complaint that alleged the university misused funds in the UF student affairs group, according to a statement from the university.
UF spokesperson Steve Orlando provided a statement that said the investigation was in response to a request the Board of Governors sent last September.
As part of the internal investigation, UF officials reviewed every construction project that cost more than $2 million in the past decade, according to the statement.
The investigation found all the projects to be in compliance with Florida law and long-standing Board of Governors guidance, according to the statement. The statement went on to emphasize that UF did not misuse any Education and General Expenses from the operating budget or carry forward funds.
Despite these findings, the investigation is still ongoing.
“The University of Florida places the highest value on transparency, integrity and accountability to the public that it serves,” the statement read.
This investigation comes after UCF’s president offered his resignation in response to criticism from misspent funding.
The Alligator requested a complaint record from the Florida Board of Governors but has been unable to secure it due to the ongoing status of the investigation.