Wanted: The Perfect President for FAU

Jamie Vaughn and Kathryn Wohlpart

October 23, 2013

The search for FAU’s new president is underway -- and they actually want the students' opinions this time. On Monday afternoon, FAU held multiple open search forums with hopes of learning exactly what qualities faculty, students and staff expect to find in our future president. Parker Executive Search Firm, the company FAU hired to aid in the hunt ...

FAU Board of Trustees appoints interim president, approves post-tenure review

Austen Erblat

June 27, 2013

Today FAU’s Board of Trustees — the 13 officials who vote on tuition rates, loan debts, and other financial decisions — appointed Acting President Dennis Crudele to be interim president, and approved a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the university’s faculty union. The board also announced the new dorm, Parliament Hall will be comple...

FAU’s faculty rip President Saunders and higher-ups in annual survey

Ryan Cortes and Dylan Bouscher

November 13, 2012

Some FAU faculty changed their mind on President Mary Jane Saunders in the span of just one year. Every year, FAU’s faculty union, a chapter of the United Faculty of Florida (UFF), doles out a survey — granting anonymity — for its faculty to leave comments on higher-ups at the university, including Saunders. Last year, 23 percent of those who pa...