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New Trustees Named To FAU Board

Mary Beth McDonald is one of two new members of FAU's Board of Trustees.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Changes are underway to FAU’s Board of Trustees, as Governor Rick Scott this morning named two new members. According to the Governor’s office: Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Daniel Cane and Mary Beth McDonald ‘74 to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees (BOT). This marks the first term…

High Honors For FAU's Hispanic Honor Society

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Congratulations are in order this morning for FAU’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2012-13. This…

Interim Provost Named At FAU

Dr. Gary Perry, courtesy FAU.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As the somewhat unofficial restructuring continues at FAU, the University this morning announced the appointment of a new “Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer.” From Florida Atlantic: Florida Atlantic University has named Gary W. Perry, Ph.D., interim provost and chief academic officer, effective Monday, Aug. 26. Perry, who served seven…

Stand Your Ground Class Offered At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Stand Your Ground Law — as controversial as some say it is — is a law perfect for discussion and analysis. That’s the idea behind a new course to be offered — starting next week — at FAU: Florida Atlantic University will offer a course this fall on Stand…

Graham Wilbert, Former FAU QB, Arrested For DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton police early this morning arrested Graham Wilbert and charged him with DUI. The former FAU quarterback is now a coach with the Owls while working as a graduate assistant at the school. Our friend Chuck King at FAUOwlAccess.com reported on Wilbert's job last month. Wilbert recently was worked…

FAU Welcomes Fans Of Handmade Books

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is a rarity and it is right here in Boca — a library dedicated to handmade books. FAU is the place and here are the details: Florida Atlantic University’s Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts, one of the nation’s most prominent centers for books handmade by artists,…

Professional Thespians Act In FAU Show

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The stars will be out for FAU's upcoming performance of “The Man Who Came To Dinner.” From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Festival Rep presentation of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” opens Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. in Studio One Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road,…

FAU Names Interim President, Has No Advanced Degree

Dennis Crudele, appointed interim president of FAU.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — FAU, trying to build its credibility in the academic world, has named an interim president with no graduate degree. While Dennis Crudele has spent the better part of his career at FAU, it is of note that he is serving as president of a university where 23-year-olds have achieved higher…

JUST A TEST: FAU Set To Test Emergency System

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Don't panic if you hear sirens near FAU on Thursday morning. Florida Atlantic is set to test its emergency alert system. According to FAU: Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert system the morning of Thursday, June 27. The FAU Alert system is designed…