PRESIDENT, FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE, LAKELAND
Florida Southern College is liberal arts-focused with programs in education, business, nursing and physical therapy. The school, which employs 700, has 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students and features the largest concentration of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world. Kerr has been president for 15 years. She serves on the board of Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center.
|EDUCATION||Mercer University (BA), Florida State University (MS, Ph.D.)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||Riding Paso Fino horses. I compete on my three Paso horses, Bacardi, Magnolia and Miss America, and in 2018 won third place for adult amateur equitation.|
|NEW HOBBY||I have started studying nutrition.|
|WOULD CHANGE ABOUT FLORIDA||The opioid crisis|
|READING||The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson|