- The Florida state university system on Wednesday voted to appoint Ray Rodrigues as the next system Chancellor
- Rodrigues was recommended in August by search committee members, citing his experience in the state’s higher education system and legislative background
- As a member of the Florida Legislature, Rodrigues submitted a series of education policy proposals that were ultimately adopted into law
- Rodrigues will succeed departing Chancellor Marshall M. Criser, who is stepping down from the position
The state Board of Governors on Wednesday unanimously appointed Ray Rodrigues as Chancellor of Florida’s university system. Rodrigues will succeed Chancellor Marshall M. Criser, who is stepping down from the position.
Rodrigues was selected over Dr. Lori Cromwell, Chief Business Officer for Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, following a nationwide candidate search and interview process.
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