Florida College Presidents' Pledge to Stop 'Critical Race Theory' (Florida State College At Jacksonville)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Florida State College At Jacksonville of Jacksonville, FL.
Multi Request Florida College Presidents' Pledge to Stop 'Critical Race Theory'


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any records reflecting or documenting action by your institution as a result of, or intended to satisfy, the commitments made in the January 18, 2023, "Florida College System Presidents Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Critical Race Theory," available at https://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5673/urlt/FCSDEIstatement.pdf. This request includes, but is not limited to, any memoranda, emails, directives, instructions, or guidance issued to administrators, staff, faculty, or employees concerning the January 18 statement. It also includes, but is not limited to, any calendar entries concerning the January 18 statement.

2. Any communications to or from the president or provost of your institution (including, but not limited to, memoranda, emails, text messages, or social media messages) concerning the January 18 statement.

3. Any records (including correspondence) sent to the provided in response to Memo No. 23-021, sent on December 28, 2022 by Chris Spencer, Director of the Office of Policy and Budget, directing each institution of higher education to provide certain information by Friday, January 13, 2023.

Please note that this request does not seek a search of faculty or student email accounts or records. These requests should in no way be construed to include a review or search of email accounts, websites, or other forms of data or document retention which are controlled by students, alumni, or faculty members, nor by governmental or advisory bodies controlled by the same, except insofar as any such individuals also serve in an administrative capacity and the records were created or are held by the individual in that capacity. Any search should be limited to documents held by the administration and/or its staff members, including records created or maintained by persons acting in the capacity of administrators or staff members.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Florida State College At Jacksonville

Good afternoon,

This email is to inform you that the College has gathered documents responsive to your February 1, 2023 Public Records request. The responsive information is attached to this email. If you have any questions concerning the fulfillment of your request, please feel free to contact me.


Catherine M. Hodges
Records Management Program Coordinator
Florida State College at Jacksonville
501 West State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Office: (904) 632-3196

Please note that under Florida’s very broad public records law, electronic mail and recorded voicemail messages to and from College officials may be subject to public disclosure.