Bob Sasser

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 […]

Alumnus Bob Sasser doubles impact of $500K gift to FSU from Dollar Tree

Bob Sasser has demonstrated once again he’s a true friend and generous advocate of Florida State University and the College of Business. Sasser, a 1973 marketing graduate, has matched a $500,000 gift to FSU from Dollar Tree Inc., the company he led as chief executive officer and president before recently becoming executive chairman. The match […]

Fall Commencement speakers tell grads ‘With an unconquered spirit, anything is possible’

Bob Sasser, chief executive officer of Dollar Tree, Inc., advised Florida State University graduates that with hard work and a college degree, the odds will forever be stacked in their favor. Sasser delivered a lively address full of inspiration Saturday morning at the second of Florida State’s two fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 16 and […]

Florida State’s Fall Commencement Set for Dec. 16, 17

Joseph Schlenoff, a world-renowned pioneer in the creation of thin films though polymer science, and Bob Sasser, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., will be the featured speakers at Florida State University’s fall commencement ceremonies this week. FSU President John Thrasher will preside over both ceremonies. They will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16; […]