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Title XLVIII
EARLY LEARNING-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1004
PUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
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F.S. 1004.64991
1004.64991 The Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom.
(1) The Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom at Florida International University is hereby created.
(2) The goals of the center are to:
(a) Study the effect of government and free market economies on individual freedom and human prosperity.
(b) Conduct and promote research on the effect of political and economic systems on human prosperity.
(c) Plan and host research workshops and conferences to allow students, scholars, and guests to exchange in civil discussion of democracy and capitalism.
(d) Provide fellowship and mentoring opportunities to students engaged in scholarly studies of the effect of political and economic systems on human prosperity.
(3) In order to carry out the purpose set forth in this section, the institute is authorized to:
(a) Hire necessary faculty and staff pursuant to s. 1001.741;
(b) Enroll students;
(c) Develop curriculum and offer new courses, including honors courses, certificates, and major and minor programs;
(d) Hold events, including fundraisers;
(e) Fulfill other actions approved by the president of the university; and
(f) Generate resources based on student credit hour enrollment, in the same manner as any college within the institution.
History.s. 8, ch. 2020-117; s. 8, ch. 2023-82.