Marshall Criser III takes helm as chancellor of State University System of Florida
Marshall Criser III begins his role today as chancellor of the State University System of Florida. The Board of Governors unanimously selected him for the post in November, citing his experience in business and higher education as key assets to lead the System forward.
"This is a tremendous privilege, and I take it very seriously," said Criser, who recently retired as president of AT&T Florida. "I look forward to working hard with other leaders in this state to make our universities the most accountable, accessible and high-achieving in this country."
Criser takes the helm as several weighty Board of Governors initiatives are underway, including performance-based funding, the expansion of online learning, and the Commission of Higher Education Access and Attainment's workforce gap analysis.
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