Mark B. Rosenberg

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Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg
President of
Florida International University
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Preceded by Dr. Modesto A. Maidique
Personal details
Born (1949-08-15) August 15, 1949 (age 65)
Profession Political Science

Dr. Mark B. Rosenberg is the fifth president of Florida International University[1] and former Chancellor of the State University System of Florida. Dr. Rosenberg earned a B.A. in 1971 from Miami University of Ohio and a Ph.D. in Political Science with a graduate certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 1976.

Early Career at Florida International University[edit]

Dr. Rosenberg’s academic career began at FIU in 1976 as an assistant professor of political science. In 1979, he founded the FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center, which today is one of the nation’s premier federally supported research and teaching centers focusing on the region. Dr. Rosenberg subsequently served as the Founding Dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs and Vice Provost for International Studies. He has also been a Visiting Distinguished Research Professor at The Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, and a Visiting Professor at the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico.


Chancellor of The State University System of Florida[edit]

From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Rosenberg served as chancellor for the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida. As chancellor, Dr. Rosenberg led the system’s strategic development and financial planning and policy initiatives, working closely with Gov. Charlie Crist and the legislature to secure support for SUS priorities. The SUS currently enrolls more than 300,000 students, employs more than 12,000 faculty and operates a $9.3 billion budget.

Dade County Youth Fair Displacement[edit]

On September 3, 2014, FIU President Mark Rosenberg got the removal of the Miami-Dade fair grounds to FIU placed on the ballot.[2] On November 4, 2014, the voters of Miami-Dade County voted to remove the Dade County Youth Fair from its permanent 86 acre Tamiami Park home of 42 years[3] and relocate it to an undisclosed location; possibly Homestead.

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

FIU's Office of the President Website

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tella, Dr Oluyinka (2011-01-24). The Post-9/11 Syndrome. Xlibris Corporation. pp. 92–. ISBN 978-1-4568-4905-4. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  2. ^ http://flashbackmiami.com/2014/03/12/dade-county-youth-fair/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ http://flashbackmiami.com/2014/03/12/dade-county-youth-fair/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Modesto Maidique
President of the
Florida International University

2009 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Debra D. Austin
9th Chancellor of the
State University System of Florida

2005 – 2009
Succeeded by
John Delaney