FIU Board of Trustees approves criteria for FIU's next president

April 26, 2022

Dear FIU family, 

As the search for FIU’s sixth president moves forward, the FIU Board of Trustees has approved the Presidential Position Criteria and Leadership Statement for the university’s new leader. The criteria, developed by the Presidential Search Committee on Monday and approved by Trustees this afternoon, will serve as a framework during the candidate vetting process.

The presidential search committee is collaborating closely with the Dallas-based search firm R. William Funk and Associates to identify, recruit and vet presidential candidates. The process includes individual outreach as well as advertisements in national higher education publications. Funk and Associates has extensive experience recruiting for R1 universities and has successfully placed presidents at several institutions, including Rutgers University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University and University of South Carolina. The firm has also helped recruit for FIU leadership positions in the past.

You can read more about the presidential position criteria, leadership statement and other aspects of the search at our FIU presidential search website.

Thank you.