Chuck Perry

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Charles Perry or Chuck Perry (1937–1999), was the founding president of Florida International University in Miami, having pushed for the university's founding from 1943 until 1965. Perry died on August 30, 1999 at his home in Rockwall, Texas. He is buried at FIU across the lake from the Ryder Business Building. The Charles E. Perry building located on the FIU campus is named in his honor.

Preceded by
President of Florida International University
1965 - 1976
Succeeded by
Harold Crosby

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