The goal of the Board of Regents is a distinguished University System which will provide maximum educational opportunities for the citizens of Florida without unnecessary duplication or proliferation through distinguished State Universities which have separately designated responsibilities and which will collectively offer complete programs in all disciplines and professions.
The goal of this plan is effectively utilize the funds for computing and is directed specifically toward: 1. Taking advantage of economies of scale to be realized from a reduced number of more powerful computers. 2. Elimination of duplication of system development efforts now taking place in the University System. 3. Expand the service of research computers into the instructional support area.
State University System of Florida Management Information Systems, "Implementation of regional data centers for the State University System of Florida" (1973). Florida Board of Regents. Paper 1.