273rd Quarterly Fulbright Board Meeting

February 3, 2017


Professionally dressed group of people posing in front of a yellow columned building FFSB Members with University President Mark B. Rosenberg, Faculty, and Fulbright Alumni at Florida International University.

Florida International University (FIU) hosted the 273rd quarterly meeting of the Board, November 16-17 in Miami, Florida, in celebration of International Education Week and the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program.

Highlights included an FIU World Fair competition, with student entries judged by FFSB Members Sam Brown, Betty Castor, and Executive Director Katharina Gollner-Sweet, and a panel discussion "Fulfilling the J. William Fulbright Vision: Mutual Understanding for a More Peaceful World" featuring FIU alumni of the Fulbright Scholar and Student programs.

The Board’s business meeting featured a briefing on United States-Cuba relations, a panel discussion with Florida-based university Fulbright advisors; and the election of Jeffrey Bleich and Emma Sepulveda as the Board’s Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, for 2017.