Gregory Wolfe, FIU’s third president, died on the night of Saturday, December 12.
Articles by Philippe Buteau
At their Dec. 9 meeting, the University’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of two more football-field-sized grounds for intramurals and practices for the football team.
The Board of Governors of the State University System approved a plan that, if successful by its end, will have 40 percent of undergraduates taking a course online.
Furton, former dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, said he appointed Marco Rubio in 2011 as a senior fellow and co-instructor. He said Michael Heithaus, dean of CAS, and John Stack, professor and SIPA director, renewed Rubio’s contract in 2014.
A female student died over the weekend after attending a party in Fort Lauderdale hosted by Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.
University Provost Ken Furton said plans to merge two colleges and add a department to a school will have “no impact on students,” and he would like to make a decision by the end of the year.
The State University System’s Board of Governors updated the performance funding model and approved for the first time a system wide Strategic Plan for Online Education during their two-day marathon of meetings.
Furton, the executive vice president of academic affairs, said at the most recent Faculty Senate meeting that the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education could merge, and so could Architecture + the Arts with the School of Journalism & Mass Communication.
The University will be hosting the next meeting of the Board of Governors of the State University System and all of the trustees of the 12 Florida public colleges.
When the Obama administration removed Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, that was the green light for FIU to consider how it could have a “presence” on the island.