FIU board names Kenneth Jessell as sixth president

Interim Florida International University President Dr. Kenneth Jessell is now the University’s President-Designate.

The university’s board of trustees voted unanimously to make him the school’s 6th president.

Along with the job comes a compensation package of just shy of 1 million dollars a year.

“I love the institution as well as the support of our students, facility’s and staff,” Dr. Jessell said.

His goal is to crack US News and World Report’s top 50 schools by 2025. Right now, it’s at 72.

Read more on CBS Miami.


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