Education

ANNE KERR

PRESIDENT, FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND

Florida Southern enrolls about 3,500 students and employs about 550 people. Kerr has been president for 14 years. She’s worked at the State of Florida Board of Regents as an analyst, as assistant dean of the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College and at two private institutions as vice president of advancement and marketing.

EDUCATION Mercer University (BA), Florida State University (MS, Ph.D.)
SOMETHING SURPRISING I am passionate about riding and learning about Paso Fino horses. I compete on my two Paso horses, Bacardi and Magnolia, and last year won third place for adult amateur.
FLORIDA ISSUE Ensuring quality education through all grades and in higher education and workforce preparation programs
ALTERNATE CAREER? I think I would have been a large-animal veterinarian.

Randy Avent

Florida Polytechnic University

Alberto Carvalho

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

GRANT H. CORNWELL

ROLLINS COLLEGE

Tim Cost

Jacksonville University

Marshall Criser III

State University System

STEVEN CURRALL

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA

Julio Frenk

University of Miami

Kent Fuchs

University of Florida

BRENT GOLDMAN

XCEED PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Jonathan Hage

Charter Schools USA

George Hanbury

Nova Southeastern University

FEDRICK INGRAM

FLORIDA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Garry Jones

Full Sail University

John Kelly

Florida Atlantic University

Anne Kerr

Florida Southern College

John Kirtley

Step Up for Students

Greg Marino

Kaplan Higher Education

Andres Moreno

Open Education

Ava Parker

Palm Beach State College

Mark Rosenberg

Florida International University

MARTHA D. SAUNDERS

UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA

Thad Seymour Jr.

University of Central Florida

Sandy Shugart

Valencia College

Larry Thompson

Ringling College of Art and Design

John Thrasher

Florida State University

Ronald Vaughn

University of Tampa