University News

Psychologist Joiner is 2010 Lawton Distinguished Professor

A psychology professor who is perhaps the nation’s leading expert on the causes and prevention of suicide and who has been ranked as the second most productive academic clinical psychologist in the world is set to receive The Florida State University’s highest faculty honor. Thomas E. Joiner, 44, Florida State’s Bright-Burton Professor of Psychology and […]

Pamela Coats receives university’s Distinguished Teacher Award

A Florida State University finance professor lauded by her students as an “exemplary teacher” who goes “above and beyond” in making sure they thoroughly understand their coursework has been selected to receive the university’s top teaching honor. Pamela Coats, the Robert C. Earnest Professor of Finance in the College of Business, was named the recipient […]

Florida State dedicates new Turnbull Conference Center

Florida State University officials have dedicated the new Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, a 47,000-square-foot facility that is open to both the university community and the general public for academic events, government meetings and corporate seminars. The three-story center, located on the corner of Copeland and Pensacola streets, features three video walls, […]

Florida State ranked among nation’s top doctorate-granting institutions

The Florida State University ranks 44th among doctorate-granting institutions in terms of number of research doctorates produced in 2008, according to a new report released by the National Science Foundation. The report is based on the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). Florida State tied with the University of California at Santa Barbara and Virginia Polytechnic […]

Dyslexia researcher, real estate executive to speak at commencement

Out of nearly 3,000 fall 2009 graduates of The Florida State University, approximately 1,800 will participate in two commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center, 505 W. Pensacola St. Graduates will represent all 15 of the university’s colleges. Florida State President T.K. Wetherell […]

Florida State trustees to meet on presidential candidates

The Florida State University Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 2 P.M. to interview and discuss candidates for the next president of the university. The meeting will be held at the Alumni Center Ballroom, 1030 W. Tennessee St. The meeting will be webcast and available for viewing at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. Archived interviews […]

Presidential candidate interviews available on webcast

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee has completed its Interviews of presidential candidates. Archived webcasts of the interviews are available at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. The Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, December 8, at 2:00 p.m., at the Alumni Center Ballroom to consider the recommendations of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee as well as […]

Presidential candidate interviews scheduled

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee met Tuesday, December 1, and approved a list of three candidates to invite to the campus for interviews. The candidates will be interviewed by the committee and other campus and community groups this week. At the conclusion of the interviews, the Presidential Search Advisory Committee will forward […]

Presidential search activities to be webcast

All meetings of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, beginning with their meeting today from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. to determine which presidential candidates will be invited to campus for interviews, will be available through live webcast at campus.fsu.edu/presidentsearch. Interviews are scheduled to begin Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8:00 a.m. Depending on the number of […]

Presidential Search Committee selects candidates for interviews

The Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee met Tuesday and approved a list of three candidates to invite to the campus for interviews. The candidates will be interviewed by the committee this week at the Florida State University Alumni Center Ballroom. At the conclusion of the interviews, the Presidential Search Advisory Committee will forward […]

Presidential Search Advisory Committee to review applications

The Florida State Presidential Search Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Alumni Center Ballroom to review candidate applications and identify and invite candidates to the university for on-campus interviews. The Presidential Search Web site was updated at midday Nov. 30, when the number of applicants stood at 25. […]

Florida State presidential candidate files available for review

The initial list of candidates for president of The Florida State University is now available for review by members of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee and interested members of the public. A dedicated Web site, accessible through www.academic-search.com, has been created for the search materials, which include candidate nomination/application materials and links to the position […]