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Board of Governors Opens Application Process for Next Chancellor

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Board of Governors’ chancellor search committee met to approve the position description and advertising plan and to discuss the next steps in selecting the chief executive officer for the State University System of Florida. 

Current chancellor Marshall M. Criser III announced at a board meeting on June 30 that he would not seek a renewal of his contract, which expires on December 31, 2022.  Criser, well respected in the business and higher education communities, has served as chancellor since 2014 and will continue to serve throughout the transition. 

The application process will open today and remain open for at least 30 days, with the option of extending it if necessary.  The approved position profile is available here:

To apply for the position, please e-mail a cover letter and resume/CV no later than close-of-business August 12, 2022, to [email protected].  Information about the search process is available at  Applicants selected for an interview will be subject to background screening and be required to provide a State of Florida application form.


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