September 27, 2020

Education

Florida International University, Miami, Florida

El pagnier Kay "EK" Hudson was appointed FIU's first vice provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, leading a new division created to address inequities at the university. Hudson also was promoted to the position of senior vice president for Human Resources. She previously led FIU's anti-racism efforts through the university's Equity Action Initiative. Read more »
Published on 9/18/2020

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Gainesville

The University of Florida has appointed Dr. Scott Angle its vice president for agriculture and natural resources. Angle had been director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. He will lead UF/IFAS teaching, research and Extension efforts with a vision to advance precision agriculture and expand access to experiential learning. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2020

St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III will serve as Executive Director of St. Thomas University's new Center for Pandemic, Disaster, and Quarantine Research Read more »
Published on 7/29/2020

FIU, Miami

Florida International University's Board of Trustees elected Trustee Dean Colson, a former chairman of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, as the new chairman of the FIU Board of Trustees. Colson is a partner at the Coral Gables-based Law Firm Colson Hicks Eidson and previously served as the president of the Dade County Bar Association. Read more »
Published on 7/20/2020

University of North Florida, Jacksonville

UNF has named William F. “Chip” Klostermeyer as Dean of the College of Computing, Engineering & Construction. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2020

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University named Dr. Jason M. Ruckert - a leader in technology-enhanced education who helped the university become a Top Five online educator - to serve as Vice President for Enrollment Management. Currently Vice Chancellor and Chief Digital Learning Officer, he will manage enrollment across Embry-Riddle, serving nearly 34,000 students worldwide. Read more »
Published on 3/2/2020

Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland

Florida Polytechnic University has named Kathleen "Kathy" Bowman vice president of advancement. Bowman, an accomplished fundraising professional, will work to grow the University's donor relationships in Polk County and throughout the state of Florida. She previously served as the chief development officer for Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Read more »
Published on 9/16/2019

Lynn University, Boca Raton

Lynn University has appointed Dr. Katrina Carter-Tellison Vice President for Academic Affairs. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2019

Hanley Foundation, West Palm Beach

Hanley Foundation has announced Andrew Burki as the nonprofit's Chief Public Policy Officer. Read more »
Published on 6/10/2019

Florida Southern College, Lakeland

Dr. Brad E. Hollingshead has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Florida Southern College. Read more »
Published on 5/8/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Alexandra Schaffrath has been promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at UMA. Prior to joining UMA in January 2012, Schaffrath served as Vice President of Development at Laureate Education. Schaffrath has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Read more »
Published on 3/19/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa, FL

Dr. Darlyne Bailey has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of UMA. She is currently a Professor, Dean Emeritus, and Special Assistant to the President at Bryn Mawr College, and has previously served in Dean roles at Case Western Reserve University, the University of Minnesota, and Columbia University's Teachers College, where she also served as acting President. Read more »
Published on 3/18/2019

Barry University, Miami

Barry University's Board of Trustees has named Mike Allen, Ph.D., as the university's seventh president. Allen, a seasoned higher education administrator with more than 25 years of experience, has a... Read more »
Published on 3/13/2019

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

National Education leader David Donahue has joined Ultimate Medical Academy as Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff. Donahue comes to UMA from Middlebury College in Vermont, where he spent more than 20 years in a variety of roles, including most recently as the college's Chief of Staff and Director of Community Relations. He also chaired the Middlebury Chamber. Read more »
Published on 12/5/2018

Lynn University, Boca Raton

Christian Boniforti will become Lynn University's first chief strategy and technology officer (CSTO). Read more »
Published on 11/14/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Linda Mignone has joined UMA as Chief Marketing Officer, and will lead UMA's marketing and communications efforts. Mignone brings almost 25 years of experience in strategic, brand and direct marketing with firms including Kaplan and DHL. Mignone has contributed to Fortune/CNN on leadership and management, and advises Merci360 and other start-up and incubator organizations. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2018

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee

Wanda Ford, D.M., has been named CFO and vice president for Finance and Administration at Florida A&M University. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Beth Garland was named Senior Vice President of Human Resources at UMA. She joined the Tampa-based accredited nonprofit healthcare educator in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations and has led several initiatives to improve and support career outcomes for students and employees. Garland holds a BA from Vanderbilt and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Mark Simone joined Ultimate Medical Academy as Senior Director of Recruiting. UMA is an accredited nonprofit healthcare educational institution that employs more than 2,000 in the Tampa Bay area. Simone was previously Head of Early Career & Diversity Talent at Cigna in Hartford, Connecticut. He has also led talent teams at Aetna, Pfizer, and Adaptive Talent Solutions. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

April Neumann was named Senior Vice President at Ultimate Medical Academy. Neumann will partner with the executive leadership team on key educational and healthcare priorities and community partnerships, with a focus on innovative approaches in the sector. Neumann most recently served as UMA's SVP of Career Services. Read more »
Published on 7/2/2018

Broward College Board of Trustees, Fort Lauderdale

Matthew Caldwell, president and CEO of the Florida Panthers, has been named by Gov. Rick Scott to serve on the Broward College District Board of Trustees. Caldwell will serve on... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2018

Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando

Adventist University of Health Sciences, has announced that Sandra Dunbar will serve as ADU's new Provost. Read more »
Published on 5/2/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Daniela Simic to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to grow program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Simic will manage Program Affairs while overseeing UMA diploma and degree programs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Dr. Jenna Sage to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to improve program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Dr. Sage will manage Student Affairs while leading UMA diploma and degree programs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

Ultimate Medical Academy, Tampa

Ultimate Medical Academy promoted Dr. Carrie Morris to the newly created role of Dean of Programs & Academic Affairs. She will implement data-driven solutions to increase program health, curriculum viability, instructor performance, and student achievement at the nonprofit healthcare educator. Dr. Morris will lead UMA's General Education faculty and manage Faculty Affairs. Read more »
Published on 3/26/2018

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Century-old Ybor City clock tower is being restored
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