October 6, 2022

Education

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

The FAU Foundation, Inc., connecting private philanthropy to powerful possibilities within the University's leading-edge mission, announces the appointment of three staff members. Katie G. Burke, Ph.D. was named Assistant Vice President of Alumni and Community Engagement and is responsible for the overall direction and management of community engagement and alumni relations. Kristine Gobbo, Executive Director of Advancement Communications, oversees communications with the university's donors, alumni, friends and other stakeholders. Karen Galea, Ph.D., Director of Foundation Relations, develops strategies and proposals in partnership with university leaders, faculty and staff to secure significant gifts and grants for FAU's endeavors. Read more »
Published on 9/5/2022

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University, ranked as a top public university by U.S. News & World Report, named Chris Delisio Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Chief Executive Officer of the FAU Foundation. He is responsible for the overall direction and management of fundraising, as well as community engagement, development and alumni relations at FAU. Read more »
Published on 9/5/2022

Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Keiser University Vice Chancellor Robert Keiser, Ph.D., M.B.A., to the Board of Directors for the Florida Center for Nursing. Keiser, and fellow Board members, will address issues of supply and demand for nursing, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse workforce resources. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2022

The University of Tampa, Tampa

Mike Hendricks, Ed.D., has been named vice president for strategic enrollment planning at The University of Tampa. Hendricks will oversee UT's enrollment management activities, including financial aid, registrar and strategic outreach efforts for undergraduate and graduate enrollment. Hendricks brings 25 years of higher ed experience to continue UT's enrollment goals. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2022

Polk State College, Winter Haven

Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Polk State College President Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti to the Education Commission of the States alongside Florida Department of Education Senior Chancellor Dr. Henry Mack. Falconetti and Mack will represent Governor DeSantis and Florida Department of Education Commissioner Manny Diaz as an extension of the state's education policy team. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2022

Helios Education Foundation, Tampa, Florida

Helios Education Foundation appointed Dr. Larry Rice to the Board of Directors. Rice, a Miami-based senior administrator, is co-owner of Northern Compass Consulting LLC, which services clients in government and commercial industries. Rice brings nearly 28 years of higher education experience to this role. Read more »
Published on 6/14/2022

The University of Tampa, Tampa

UT has promoted Art Goon to Assistant Vice President/Executive Director of Graduate and Continuing Studies. He will oversee all student services related to graduate and non-traditional undergraduate students including admissions, advising, retention and degree completion. His team will support more than 20 graduate degrees, as well as certificates serving adult-learners. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2022

Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Miami, FL

Miami's Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart has announced the appointment of Heather Gillingham-Rivas as the new head of school. She will direct academic programs and curriculum, faculty hiring and staff development, faith formation of students and faculty, counseling and student life, athletics and extra-curricular programs. Gillingham-Rivas is a Carrollton alumna. Read more »
Published on 5/9/2022

Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Miami

Miami's Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart has announced the appointment of Patrick Coyle to the new position of president. He will focus on advancement and development, facilities and infrastructure, public relations, marketing and alumnae relations. Coyle has extensive experience in strategic planning, capital campaigns, social media marketing, and alumni relations. Read more »
Published on 5/9/2022

Florida State University, Tallahassee

FSU has announced the selection of Michael Alford as the university's next Vice President and Director of Athletics. Read more »
Published on 12/29/2021

UF/IFAS, Gainesville, FL

Andra Johnson, PhD, has been named Dean of University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science Extension, and Director of the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. This statewide network of over 650 faculty and scientists provides programs and expertise supporting agricultural, environmental and community health as part of the land-grant university system. Read more »
Published on 10/18/2021

Geographic Solutions, Palm Harbor

Geographic Solutions, the nation's leading provider of software solutions for workforce development, unemployment insurance, and labor market information, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Megan Aderele as Education Sales Support Specialist. Read more »
Published on 9/6/2021

Polk State College, Polk County

Polk State College President Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti is Chair of the Florida College System Council of Presidents for 2021-22. The COP is comprised of the presidents of Florida's 28 state colleges who advise and advocate to state and federal legislators and oversee coordination of statewide functions, among other responsibilities benefiting the Florida College System. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2021

Florida Southern College, Lakeland

Florida Southern College has named Dr. William Quilliam as the inaugural recipient of The Louise Templeton Endowed Chair in Accounting in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Drs. Narendra Kini and Laine Powell have been appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. Dr. Kini is an experienced physician and healthcare administrator. Today, the pediatric emergency physician works as a consultant for innovation in digital health at Kiniconsult, a company he founded in 2019. Dr. Powell is the founder and executive director of Tech Sassy Girlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented girls in middle and high school to engage in STEM. She is also the vice president for AceApplications, LLC, a technology solutions provider for businesses, schools, and government agencies. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Beth Kigel and Lyn Stanfield have been appointed to the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees. Beth Kigel is a global thought-leader in new mobility and smart city ecosystems. She is responsible for assisting transportation agencies, cities and regions in developing smart and connected infrastructure solutions. She is the vice president at HNTB Corporation. Lyn Stanfield is a native Floridian who leads the Global Inclusion and Diversity External Relations team at Apple. She is responsible for managing efforts to drive systemic change through the development of strategic partnerships and engagements, as well as the execution of key programs focused on global diversity issues. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Professor of Nursing Carol Jenkins Neil, Ph.D., RN, was recently named Nurse of the Year for Community Service by the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) in recognition of her outstanding and exemplary community service. Read more »
Published on 10/12/2020

Florida International University, Miami, Florida

El pagnier Kay "EK" Hudson was appointed FIU's first vice provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, leading a new division created to address inequities at the university. Hudson also was promoted to the position of senior vice president for Human Resources. She previously led FIU's anti-racism efforts through the university's Equity Action Initiative. Read more »
Published on 9/18/2020

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Gainesville

The University of Florida has appointed Dr. Scott Angle its vice president for agriculture and natural resources. Angle had been director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. He will lead UF/IFAS teaching, research and Extension efforts with a vision to advance precision agriculture and expand access to experiential learning. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2020

St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III will serve as Executive Director of St. Thomas University's new Center for Pandemic, Disaster, and Quarantine Research Read more »
Published on 7/29/2020

FIU, Miami

Florida International University's Board of Trustees elected Trustee Dean Colson, a former chairman of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, as the new chairman of the FIU Board of Trustees. Colson is a partner at the Coral Gables-based Law Firm Colson Hicks Eidson and previously served as the president of the Dade County Bar Association. Read more »
Published on 7/20/2020

University of North Florida, Jacksonville

UNF has named William F. “Chip” Klostermeyer as Dean of the College of Computing, Engineering & Construction. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2020

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University named Dr. Jason M. Ruckert - a leader in technology-enhanced education who helped the university become a Top Five online educator - to serve as Vice President for Enrollment Management. Currently Vice Chancellor and Chief Digital Learning Officer, he will manage enrollment across Embry-Riddle, serving nearly 34,000 students worldwide. Read more »
Published on 3/2/2020

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Florida Polytechnic University has named Kathleen "Kathy" Bowman vice president of advancement. Bowman, an accomplished fundraising professional, will work to grow the University's donor relationships in Polk County and throughout the state of Florida. She previously served as the chief development officer for Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Read more »
Published on 9/16/2019

Lynn University, Boca Raton

Lynn University has appointed Dr. Katrina Carter-Tellison Vice President for Academic Affairs. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2019

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