Board of Trustees

Peter Collins elected chair of FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida State University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Trustee Peter Collins as its chair during its meeting Aug. 27.  Collins succeeds Ed Burr who has served as chair since 2015.  “It’s a big responsibility but we have a great board, and we have a great new president,” Collins said. “My job will be to marshal all the resources to […]

Governor appoints Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz to FSU Board of Trustees

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz to the Florida State University Board of Trustees June 10. de las Cuevas-Diaz, an FSU alumna, begins her term immediately. An attorney from Miami, de las Cuevas-Diaz is a partner at the Holland & Knight law firm and serves as the firmwide deputy section […]

FSU Board of Trustees to begin process for national presidential search

Florida State University President John Thrasher and Board of Trustees Chair Ed Burr today announced that due to the potential impact of COVID-19 on a national presidential search, the time is right to begin planning for FSU’s future. They shared the news at the conclusion of today’s meeting of the Board of Trustees. Burr said […]

FSU Board of Trustees welcomes new members

The Florida Board of Governors appointed business executives John Thiel and Bob Sasser to the Florida State University Board of Trustees during its Oct. 30 meeting. Their five-year terms will start Jan. 6, 2020. Thiel, who earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from FSU in 1983, recently retired as vice chairman of Global Wealth and […]

FSU and Seminole Boosters, Inc. announce creation of Florida State University Athletics Association

The Florida State University Board of Trustees established a new Direct Support Organization at its meeting on Friday, creating the Florida State University Athletics Association (FSUAA).  The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) jointly developed by FSU’s Athletics Department and Seminole Boosters, Inc. to provide greater alignment, transparency, coordination and efficiency for athletic-related fundraising, […]

Gonzalez, Henderson appointed to FSU Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Scott announced two appointments to the Florida State University Board of Trustees Friday. Jorge Gonzalez, of Walton County, was appointed to fill a vacant seat for a term beginning Jan. 12, 2018, and ending Jan. 6, 2021. Gonzalez is the president and chief executive officer of the St. Joe Company. He also serves as […]