The Florida International University Board of Trustees is composed of 13 members: five appointed by the state Board of Governors; six appointed by Florida’s governor; and student and faculty representation by the University’s Faculty Senate chair and student government president. The Board is responsible for developing cost-effective policies, implementing and maintaining high-quality education programs consistent with the University’s mission, conducting performance evaluations, and assuring that the University meets state policy, budgeting, and education standards.


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Board of Trustees News

  • Dean Colson appointed to FIU Board of Trustees March 31, 2017
    The Florida Board of Governors appointed Dean Colson on Thursday, a former chairman of the Florida Board of Governors, to […]
    Jennifer Lacayo
  • Panthers among Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017 March 24, 2017
    Six members of the FIU community are among Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017. The list, compiled by The Association […]
    Clara-Meretan Kiah
  • In praise of a mentor November 1, 2016
    An assistant U.S. attorney recalls the friendship of a pivotal professor. —By Clayton Solomon ’05 Everyone warned me that Professor […]
    Contributing Writer