On August 15, FIU welcomed 140 new faculty, 88 of whom fill new positions.
As public universities across the nation grapple with another of several challenging budget years, new faculty orientation day 2012 at FIU was truly an affirming event.
This year’s new additions help to advance the university’s strategic plan of building an outstanding faculty to teach its diverse and growing student body and to conduct world-class research.
FIU is a growing and vibrant university, making internationally recognized strides in research and in providing a top-quality education for FIU students.
The university recently appeared in The Times Higher Education (THE) report of 100 under 50 University Rankings. FIU was ranked 84th among the 100 top universities worldwide under 50 years old that are designated as “rising stars” by London-based THE. FIU was one of only nine U.S.-based institutions to make this list, and the only Florida institution to do so.
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