FIU's Faculty Success Council is charged by the Provost to provide guidance to the university in fostering an institutional culture in which faculty can thrive and achieve their scholarly and professional goals. It will lead the development of programs, policies and procedures that institute faculty recognition, growth and development opportunities and proficient support throughout the academic career.


  • Meredith Newman, Vice Provost, Faculty & Global Affairs


  • Bill Anderson, Vice Dean, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Atorod Azizinamini, Chair, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering & Computing
  • Martha Barantovich, Sr. Instructor, Department of Leadership & Professional Studies, College of Arts, Sciences & Education
  • Karyn Boston, Asst. Vice President, University Compliance and Integrity
  • Shaoming Cheng, Associate Professor, Public Administration, Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs
  • Lauren Christos, UFF Grievance Chair
  • Rebecca Friedman, Faculty Fellow, Office of the Provost
  • Valerie George, Faculty Fellow of Academic Integrity, Office of the Provost
  • Leslie Richardson, Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Suzanna Rose, Associate Provost, Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity
  • Antoinette Smith, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, College of Business
  • Kathleen Wilson, Member, Board of Trustees, and Chair, Faculty Senate


  • Patricia Rodriguez, Coordinator, Office of Faculty & Global Affairs Tel.: (305) 348-8266 | Email: