February 29, 2024


Helios Education Foundation, Tampa, Florida

Helios Education Foundation hired Rockhelle Johnson as Director of Communications, with 15 years of experience effecting change through high-impact communications campaigns for nonprofits, Fortune 500 corporations, & PR agencies. She will lead communications efforts supporting Helios' mission of creating equitable opportunities for Black and low-income students in Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2023

Florida Technical College, Florida

The Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges has honored Florida Technical College VP of Student Financial Services Sharon Rigaud with the 2023 Administrator of the Year Award, the highest honor awarded by the organization to a higher education executive in Florida. It recognizes leadership, dedication, and innovation in the industry. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2023

Helios Education Foundation, Tampa

Dr. Stacy Baier rejoins Helios Education Foundation as SVP to lead Florida's community investment. Dr. Baier has 25+ years in educational philanthropy, including CEO of Pinellas Education Foundation, president and CEO of Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN), VP and program director at Helios, and executive director of Consortium of Florida Education Foundations. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2023

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science , Miami, FL

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami is pleased to announce the appointment of Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi to its esteemed Board of Trustees. Abbhi, the co-founder and CSO of Veta Health, brings her expertise in healthcare innovation and her passion for advancing science education to the renowned museum. Read more »
Published on 6/19/2023

Helios Education Foundation, Tampa, Florida

Helios Education Foundation hired Travis Reindl as Senior Vice President for Communications. Reindl brings to the role 25 years of experience communicating about postsecondary education to a range of audiences as well as expertise leading high-impact communications efforts with leading national and international organizations, including Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more »
Published on 12/7/2022

AACSB International, Tampa

AACSB International has announced Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, is retiring. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2022

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Kelly Dowling, a higher education veteran with a successful fundraising track record, joins Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as Senior Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2022

Albizu University, Doral, FL

Albizu University, an accredited educational institution announced today the appointment of Dr. Alex Parnia to the role of Interim Chancellor. He will lead the University's rapidly expanding South Florida campus and joins Albizu with an illustrious career spanning academia, marketing, strategic consulting, and more. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2022

Stetson University, DeLand, Florida

Steven Alexander was recently selected as Chair-Elect of the Stetson University Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1, and will assume leadership of the Board on July 1, 2023. Alexander is Managing Director/Partner with PFM Asset Management in Orlando. He graduated from Stetson with a finance degree and also holds a degree in accounting. He currently is Board vice chair. Read more »
Published on 11/2/2022

Stetson University, DeLand

John P. Downey, PhD, has been named Vice President of Campus Life and Student Success at Stetson University in DeLand. Downey was selected to lead the university’s student affairs following... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2022

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

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