Dr. Ben Sasse Selected As University Of Florida President

Dr. Ben Sasse will become the University of Florida’s 13th president
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13:  U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) speaks while Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on October 13, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September. (Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Dr. Ben Sasse was unanimously voted by the University of Florida Board of Trustees as the university’s next president.
  • Sasse will become the 13th president of the University of Florida, the state’s flagship public university, pending ratification by the Florida Board of Governors.
  • “I am grateful for the Board of Trustees’ unanimous vote and for their endorsement of our shared vision to make the University of Florida a world-changing institution and a pioneer in higher education,” Sasse said.

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