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PRESS RELEASE: Board of Governors announces appointments to university boards of trustees
At a time when the State University System is making unprecedented strides on performance and accountability, the Florida Board of Governors today announced 20 appointments to university boards of trustees.
The new trustees were selected following a thorough vetting process and span universities across the System. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate and to the members attending a Board of Governors orientation session.
“Trustees play an enormous role in charting the paths for our state universities, and these appointments are among the most important decisions made by the Board,” said Board of Governors Chair Mori Hosseini. “In the end, our work has paid off. We have selected top-notch individuals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences who will take our universities to the next level.”
The Board approved the following appointments:
Florida Atlantic University: Anthony Barbar and Michael Dennis
Florida Gulf Coast University: Robbie Roepstorff and Christian Spilker
Florida International University: Natasha Lowell and Justo Pozo
Florida Polytechnic University: Richard Hallion and Don Wilson, Esq
Florida State University: Mark Hillis and Bob Sasser
New College of Florida: William Johnston, Felice Schulaner
University of Central Florida: Robert Garvy
University of Florida: Anita Zucker
University of North Florida: Oscar Munoz and Hans Tanzler
University of South Florida: Brian Lamb and Harold Mullis, Esq.
University of West Florida: Mort O’Sullivan and Bentina Terry
The universities' 13-member boards of trustees are responsible for establishing high-quality education programs, providing oversight for university administration, and establishing university-wide policies in compliance with Board of Governors’ regulations and applicable law.
For more information, consult the Board of Governors’ website at http://www.flbog.edu/.
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