PRESIDENT, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE
Florida State University has been recognized as a pre-eminent university by the state and is ranked the 18th best public university in America by U.S. News & World Report. The university employs 6,200 faculty and staff members. It has a four-year graduation rate that is among the top 10 in the nation and 93% freshman retention rate in the top 20 in the country.
|EDUCATION||Florida State University (BS, JD)|
|PROFESSIONAL EVOLUTION||I started my young adult life at FSU earning two degrees. I then left Tallahassee for jobs in the legal, lobbying and political fields. But for decades I returned to the capital city to support my career and the things I was passionate about as a Florida resident and family man.|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I’m a big Elvis fan!|
|STAYING FIT||No matter how packed my schedule is, I try hard to get up every morning and walk three miles on my treadmill.|