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Today the Florida Board of Governors unanimously confirmed the selection of Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida, taking over Bernie Machen’s position.
Janine Sikes, assistant vice president of media relations and public affairs at the University of Florida, emailed the documents to media outlets at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Sikes said the university will make no statement.
W. Kent Fuchs, Provost for Cornell University Ph.D., has been selected as the University of Florida’s 12th president-designate.
On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.
The University of Florida’s three presidential candidates include W. Kent Fuchs, Ph.D., of Cornell University, David W. McLaughlin, Ph.D., of New York University and Sibrandes Poppema, Ph.D., of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
UF held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new chemistry and chemical biological building Friday. The building, which will cost $67 million, is one of six major construction projects on campus.
The search committee for the president position of the University of Florida narrowed the field from 15 candidates to three on Monday morning.
As concern over Ebola grows in the U.S. and other countries, the University of Florida hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday night with four faculty members on the epidemic in West Africa. “What universities do best is create knowledge,” Leonardo Villalon, Dean […]
Several UF alert messages were sent to students early Sunday morning saying a male matching descriptions of the UF assaults suspect was seen near the Hub area. The messages later clarified no attack had occurred.