Brittany Davis Wise
PRESS RELEASE: Board of Governors appoints Dean Colson to Florida International University
Dean Colson, of Coral Gables, is the chief executive officer of Colson Hicks Edison. Mr. Colson currently serves as an executive committee member of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, visiting committee member of the University of Miami Law School and Visiting Committee Member of University of Miami School of Education. Mr. Colson previously served as chair of the Board of Governors and chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees. Mr. Colson received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his law degree from University of Miami School of Law. He is appointed for a term beginning March 30, 2017 through January 6, 2021.
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