Three finalists chosen for next University president

The Board of Trustees announced the three finalists for the next University president Dec. 1. 

The three finalists are Roxanne Gonzales-Walker, Nancy Niemi, and Allia Carter.

Gonzales-Walker is currently the provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at New Mexico Highlands University. 

According to the presidential search website, her career has “focused on institutions and programs that provide access to post-secondary education for underrepresented populations.”

Gonzales-Walker will be visiting campus Dec. 2-3.

Niemi is currently provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 

Her research has focused on the “intersections of gender, social equity, and higher education,” according to the presidential search website.

Niemi will be visiting campus Dec. 6-7.

Carter is currently the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Virginia Union University.

According to the presidential search website, Carter is focused on “promoting educational access and affordability while promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus environment.”

Carter will be visiting campus Dec. 9-10.

For more information on the search and candidates, visit the Presidential Search tab on the FSU website.

The Board of Trustees will be meeting Dec. 15 to make a decision.