Amid turmoil, FIU taps two Hispanic women to break barriers — interim provost, interim CFO
Amid the turmoil following the abrupt resignation of president Mark Rosenberg, Florida International University tapped a Hispanic woman to be its next interim provost, a historic first for the largest public university in South Florida.
FIU also named another Hispanic woman, its associate vice president for business and finance, Aime Martinez, as interim chief financial officer and vice president for finance and administration.
Elizabeth Béjar, 52, a senior vice president of academic and student affairs at the university, will assume the top academic position at FIU when Provost Kenneth Furton steps down March 1, FIU Interim President Kenneth Jessell announced Friday evening.
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