President Richard McCullough

Florida State University to celebrate inauguration of President Richard McCullough

Academic Symposium to Feature National Higher Education Leaders Florida State University will celebrate the inauguration of its 16th president, Richard McCullough, with a day of festivities Friday, Feb. 25. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. with “The President’s Symposium: The Future of Higher Education” at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, featuring a panel of national […]

Reaffirming Florida State University’s Values

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by President Richard McCullough, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Jim Clark, and Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht. As the President and executive leaders at Florida State University, we would like to take this opportunity to again reaffirm the values […]

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 […]

A Message from President Richard McCullough

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by FSU President Richard McCullough. Dear Florida State University community, These first few months as president have been incredibly exciting as I’ve gotten to know so many of you around campus and continued to learn about the amazing work happening at Florida State University. As […]

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 […]

‘Channel Tradition’ as FSU celebrates Homecoming Week 2021

Florida State University will celebrate Homecoming Week with this year’s theme “Channeling Tradition” from Monday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. The week of in-person festivities includes alumni events, a street parade and the annual Homecoming Live pep rally. Homecoming Week is highlighted by the FSU-UMass football game Saturday, Oct. 23. A full schedule […]