President Bio

John Kelly was named the seventh president of Florida Atlantic University in January 2014, and quickly declared his intention to make FAU “America’s fastest-improving university.” The university has established a track record of relentless improvement under his transformational leadership, which includes doubling research expenditures, enrolling an all-time high number of National Merit Scholars, setting new records for private gifts to the FAU Foundation, increasing graduation and academic progress rates, and raising the profile of FAU’s athletics program...more