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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 President, Administration; Chief Financial OfficerKenneth A. Jessell
Senior Vice PresidentAcademic & Student AffairsElizabeth M. Bejar
Senior Vice President, Research & Economic Development; Dean, University Graduate SchoolAndres G. Gil
Senior Vice President, Human Resources; Vice Provost, Diversity, Equity and InclusionEl pagnier K. Hudson
Senior Vice President, University Advancement; CEO, FIU Foundation, Inc.Howard R. Lipman
Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications, Government and External AffairsMichelle L. Palacio
Senior Vice President, Global Medical AffairsRobert Sackstein
Vice President, Enrollment Management & Services; Vice Provost, FIU Virtual CampusKevin Coughlin Jr.
Vice President, Information Technology; Chief Information OfficerRobert Grillo
Vice President, EngagementSaif Y. Ishoof
Vice President, Operations & Safety; Chief of StaffJavier I. Marques
Vice President, Regional Academic Locations & Institutional Development; Vice Provost, Biscayne Bay CampusPablo G. Ortiz
General CounselCarlos B. Castillo


Arts, Sciences & EducationMichael R. Heithaus
BusinessWilliam Hardin (Interim)
Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism ManagementMichael Cheng
Communication, Architecture + The ArtsBrian Schriner
Engineering and ComputingJohn Volakis
Herbert Wertheim College of MedicineJuan Cendan (Interim)
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