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FIU is a public university in the state of Florida, governed by a board of trustees. The 13 members of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida and the Board of Governors of the State University System.

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, FIU is led by President Mark B. Rosenberg. He, along with the other members of his executive team (listed below), direct the academic and administrative activities of the University.

Florida International University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.


PresidentMark B. Rosenberg
Provost; Executive Vice President; Chief Operating OfficerKenneth G. Furton
Senior Vice PresidentAcademic & Student AffairsElizabeth M. Bejar
Senior Vice President, Administration; Chief Financial OfficerKenneth A. Jessell
Senior Vice President, External Relations, Strategic Communications and MarketingSandra B. Gonzalez-Levy
Senior Vice President, Health AffairsRobert Sackstein
Senior Vice President, Human Resources; Vice Provost, Diversity, Equity & InclusionEl pagnier K. Hudson
Senior Vice President, University Advancement; CEO, FIU Foundation, Inc.Howard R. Lipman
Vice President, EngagementSaif Ishoof
Vice President, Enrollment Management & ServicesKevin Coughlin Jr.
Vice President, Governmental RelationsMichelle L. Palacio
Vice President, Operations & Safety; Chief of StaffJavier I. Marques
Vice President, Information Technology; Chief Information OfficerRobert Grillo
Vice President, Regional Academic Locations & Institutional DevelopmentPablo Ortiz
Vice President, Research & Economic DevelopmentAndres G. Gil
General CounselCarlos Castillo
Executive Director, Sports & EntertainmentPete Garcia


Arts, Sciences & EducationMichael R. Heithaus
BusinessJoanne Li
Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism ManagementMichael Cheng
Communication, Architecture + The ArtsBrian Schriner
Engineering and ComputingJohn Volakis
Herbert Wertheim College of MedicineRobert Sackstein
Honors CollegeJuan Carlos (JC) Espinosa
LawAntony Page
Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and  Health SciencesOra Strickland
Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social WorkTomas Guilarte
Steven J. Green School of International & Public AffairsJohn F. Stack, Jr.
University Graduate SchoolAndres G. Gil
University LibrariesAnne Prestamo