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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Board of Trustees to Hold First Meeting this Week

FORT MYERS, FL - The Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees will hold its first meeting on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 20 and 21, on campus. The meeting is primarily an FGCU orientation for the trustees, although the Board will consider some business items, including the election of a chair and vice chair.

Scheduled for Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, the meeting will be held in the Whitaker Hall Sprint Room. The public is invited to attend, and all visitors must stop at the Information Booth located on FGCU's main entrance road to obtain a visitor’s parking permit for vehicles.

A copy of the agenda and other meeting materials can be accessed at a Web page that has been established for the FGCU Board of Trustees at . This site will serve as the permanent location for information regarding Board meetings, agendas, minutes, materials and trustees.

Governing boards of trustees for Florida’s state universities were statutorily created in legislation enacted by the 2001 Florida Legislature, and signed into law by Governor Jeb Bush. Each university board is comprised of 12 members appointed by the governor, and the university’s student government president.

Members of the FGCU Board of Trustees are Brian Cobb, Larry Hart, Renee Lee, Dr. Bernie Lester, David Lucas, Scott Lutgert, Gerri Moll, Dr. Harry Moon, Ed Morton, Jerry Starkey, Linda Taylor, Michael Villalobos and Magali Solimano, president of the FGCU Student Government Association.

For more information, contact Susan Evans, Board liaison, at (941) 590-1057.

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