Education

JOHN KELLY

PRESIDENT, FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, BOCA RATON

Florida Atlantic University has more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at six locations. The university, one of the largest employers in South Florida with more than 3,000 employees, is conducting millions of dollars’ worth of research in artificial intelligence, drug discovery, biotechnology, ocean engineering and marine science. Kelly became president in 2014.

EDUCATION Clemson University (BS), Ohio State University (MS, Ph.D.)
FLORIDA ISSUE FAU is conducting research in two of the most critical areas — environmental science and health care.
STAYING FIT I occasionally lift weights and regularly take long walks around campus. I also try to eat a healthy diet in spite of the many dinner events I go to as part of my role at FAU.
ALTERNATE CAREER? International business

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