President Richard McCullough

McCullough sets sights on Top 15 ranking in first State of the University address  

While delivering his first State of the University address Wednesday, Florida State University President Richard McCullough reflected on successes of the recent past and laid out a bold vision for the university’s future. “We, as a university, are competitive and continue to strive more and more toward excellence,” McCullough said. “That competitive spirit that we […]

Florida State University receives prestigious national award for efforts to raise graduation rates

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) honored Florida State University with a national award acknowledging the university’s comprehensive efforts to support all students in earning their degrees. Florida State was announced as the winner of the APLU 2021 Degree Completion Award in a virtual ceremony during the association’s annual meeting Nov. 16. The […]

FSU Alumni Association recognizes distinguished graduates during annual Alumni Awards Gala

The Florida State University Alumni Association recognized five distinguished alumni during the annual Alumni Awards Gala held Friday, Oct. 22. The event honored Circle of Gold Inductees and the winner of the Bernard F. Sliger Award, the highest honor awarded by the association. “Friday night of Homecoming Week is always exciting when we get to […]

FSU celebrates National Transfer Student Week 

Florida State University is celebrating National Transfer Student Week in honor of the resilience, passion for service and academic talent that transfer students bring to FSU.  Transfers students comprise more than 25 percent of all undergraduates at FSU — about 8,000 students. While most transfer students come from the Florida College System such as Tallahassee Community College, many arrive at FSU after attending colleges and universities across the country.   Transfer students […]

Florida State University President McCullough announces staff appointments

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced key staff and search committee appointments Thursday. McCullough appointed FSU administrator Marissa Langston as his new Chief of Staff, effective immediately. Langston succeeds Elizabeth Hirst, who assumes full-time responsibilities as Associate Vice President for University Relations. As Chief of Staff, Langston will serve as a key member of […]

FSU College of Business academic programs score No. 1, No. 5 national rankings

The Florida State University College of Business kept its place among the top business schools in the country with a No. 1 ranking among all schools for its Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance and a No. 5 ranking among public schools for its Real Estate program. That’s according […]

Student success powers FSU’s Top 20 ranking by U.S. News & World Report

Florida State University continued its impressive run as a Top 20 national public university and was also recognized as one of the country’s best values in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. FSU reaffirmed its place in the Top 20 among public universities for the third consecutive year, retaining its No. 19 spot. […]

SGA President Janvier outlines priorities in State of the Student Body

Florida State University Student Body President Nastassia Janvier outlined her priorities for the year and overall vision for the future of the university during her State of the Student Body address Sept. 8 at the FSU Alumni Center. President Richard McCullough and Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht delivered opening remarks. “As student leaders, […]

Richard McCullough takes the helm as Florida State University’s 16th president 

Florida State University began a new chapter in its history Monday as Richard McCullough began his tenure as the university’s 16th president. McCullough, who served as vice provost for research at Harvard University since 2012, spent his first day meeting with senior staff, monitoring a tropical storm, greeting the media and getting settled in his […]