FSU Board of Trustees

The Big Story: November 23, 2020

The Florida State University Board of Trustees unanimously approved Friday the renaming of the Dedman School of Hospitality to become FSU’s 18th college. In addition to increasing its prominence and stature, the move positions the Dedman College of Hospitality for growth in a number of ways, said Don Farr, Dedman Professor of Hospitality Management and dean of the […]

FSU remembers David Ford, former Board of Trustees member and champion of student success

Prominent New York businessman David B. Ford, a Florida State University alumnus and former member of the FSU Board of Trustees who had a passion for student success, died Sept. 20 of complications related to cancer. He was 74. Ford changed the lives of countless FSU students through his investment in programs that helped them […]

Health and Wellness Center named for longtime administrator Mary B. Coburn

The Florida State University Health and Wellness Center has a new name after the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name the facility after former Vice President for Student Affairs Mary B. Coburn. FSU President John Thrasher presented the recommendation to the board at its meeting Friday, June 8. “Mary was one of the rocks […]