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FIU Presidential Search

Finding FIU's Next President

The search for the next president of Florida International University is underway. Our next president will have the honor and responsibility of overseeing a world-class, research university that prides itself in leading the way in student success, research excellence, and innovation.

As we approach our 50th year as an institution, we have an opportunity to select a new leader to uphold the university’s mission and values and lead our FIU to new heights.

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FIU is just getting started

We've highlighted our journey and the many opportunities ahead in our latest viewbook. Learn more about our campus, community and the real impact being made at FIU.

FIU's winning formula: Research prowess, student success and service

Florida International University is a top ranked public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation and justice.

With a student body of more than 56,000, FIU is among the largest universities in the nation and the number one producer of minority graduates.

FIU offers nearly 200 degree programs, including Architecture, Law and Medicine, and over 100 fully-online programs. Many of these programs are ranked in the Top 50 by US News and World Report or in other discipline specific rankings.

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Discover Miami's Public Research University

From the top of the globe to the ocean floor, FIU researchers are exploring the toughest challenges of our time: sea level rise, childhood mental health disorders and more. FIU is taking the uncertainty out of long-term sustainability by developing realistic and scalable solutions to the crises of today and tomorrow.

  • R1

    Designated a Carnegie Very High Research Activity institution

  • $246M

    Research Expenditures in 2021

  • Top 20

    Patent producer among public universities

Experience FIU's Research Impact

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Excellence Elevated

FIU is rewriting the narrative about what it means to be a top 50 public research university committed to excellence in student success, social mobility and research—regardless of the challenges.

  • No. 1

    Top ranked in the Florida Board of Governors Performance-Based Funding scores

  • Top 5

    A leader in social mobility according to U.S. News & World Report

  • Top 20

    Among the most innovative universities in the country according to U.S. News & World Report

See How FIU Empowers Student Success

About this Website

This website will be updated regularly to include announcements, committee selections, notices of public events, agendas and other materials. The Board of Trustees encourages active participation as we work together to select the next FIU president.