Frank Brogan was unanimously selected as Florida Atlantic Universityís fifth president, January 31, 2003. Brogan came to FAU after spending the previous four years as the Stateís Lieutenant Governor.
An FAU alumnus who earned a master of education in administration/supervision from the University in 1981, Brogan is a prominent leader in education initiatives on the national front. He was president and served as a founding member of the Education Leaders Council, a national organization founded in 1995 to represent leaders in education committed to reforms in the education system.
His resume also includes a wide spectrum of professional educational posts ranging from serving as Floridaís former Commissioner of Education to superintendent of schools in Martin County, as well as an administrator and teacher in secondary education.
In 1976 Brogan received his Bachelor of Science in Education, magna cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati, where he has been named a Distinguished Alumnus. In 1996 he received the Florida Atlantic University Alumni Hall of Fame Award. Other honors include receiving the Florida Student Associationís Distinguished Service Award and the Florida School Board Associationís Lifetime Achievement Award.
Brogan succeeds former FAU President Anthony Catanese, who presided over the University for 12 years before becoming president of Florida Institute of Technology.