Education

LARRY R. THOMPSON

PRESIDENT, RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, SARASOTA

Ringling offers the BFA in 11 disciplines and the BA in two. “We excel in propelling students outside of the classroom through client projects, substantive internships, national competitions and community service, preparing our students to be tomorrow’s leaders,” says Thompson, who is going on his 21st year as president.

EDUCATION Wittenburg University (BS), California State University Los Angeles (MS), Ohio State University (JD)
RESOLUTION KEPT To lose weight
FAVORITE VACATION My family and I traveled to the Canadian Rockies. Over three weeks, we experienced Vancouver, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, then back to Vancouver for a cruise to Alaska.
STAYING FIT Pilates, golf and running to meetings, though not necessarily in that order

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