Presidential Search

The Florida Board of Governors confirmed Aysegul Timur, Ph.D., as FGCU's 5th president on June 22, 2023. Dr. Timur will take over presidential duties on July 1, following President Mike Martin's retirement on June 30.

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Photo of academic corridor.In accordance with Florida Board of Governors Regulation 1.002 Presidential Search and Selection, FGCU's Presidential Search Advisory Committee was tasked with developing a search timeline, creating a position profile, assisting with marketing the position, vetting applicants, interviewing the most qualified candidates and providing FGCU’s Board of Trustees with an unranked list of finalists to review.

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Regular updates about the search for FGCU's fifth president will be posted to this website. FGCU's Board of Trustees encourages members of the campus community and all university stakeholders to play an active role in the presidential search. See details on meetings, minutes and materials.

Presidential Search Timeline

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Following a vote by FGCU’s Board of Trustees, the president-elect must be confirmed by the Florida Board of Governors.


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