FSU Board of Trustees

Board of Governors appoints alumnus Drew Weatherford to FSU Board of Trustees

The Florida Board of Governors announced the appointment of Drew Weatherford to Florida State University’s Board of Trustees Sept. 1. The FSU alumnus begins his term immediately. Weatherford earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance and real estate from FSU’s College of Business, while spending three years as the starting quarterback for the football […]

FSU Board of Trustees approves $2.172 billion operating budget 

The Florida State University Board of Trustees on Thursday approved the university operating budget for the new fiscal year. The 2021-2022 operating budget of $2.172 billion increased by $317 million over last year, largely due to federal stimulus funds allocated to lessen the economic impact of COVID-19 and state funding for significant capital projects. The new […]

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 […]