Mark B. Rosenberg

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Mark B. Rosenberg
Mark B. Rosenberg.jpg
President of
Florida International University
Assumed office
Preceded byModesto A. Maidique
Personal details
Born (1949-08-15) August 15, 1949 (age 70)
Spouse(s)Rosalie Rosenberg
ProfessionPolitical Science

Mark B. Rosenberg (born August 15, 1949) is the fifth president of Florida International University[citation needed] and former Chancellor of the State University System of Florida. 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.[citation needed]

Early Career at Florida International University[edit]

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.[dubious ] 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, Rosenberg served as chancellor for the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida. As chancellor, Rosenberg led the system’s strategic development and financial planning and policy initiatives, working closely with Governors 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.

See also[edit]


FIU's Office of the President Website[self-published source]


External links[edit]

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

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

2005 – 2009
Succeeded by
John Delaney