The New President of Florida Memorial University

The board of trustees of Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens has announced that Henry Lewis III will become the institution’s new president. Dr. Lewis is currently a professor and dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. A graduate of Florida A&M, Lewis earned a doctor of pharmacy degree from Mercer University in Atlanta.

Lewis was one of three finalists chosen for the presidency of the historically black educational institution.

Also considered for the position was Curtis B. Charles, the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Dr. Charles is a graduate of Howard University and holds a master’s degree in architecture from MIT. He earned an educational doctorate at Morgan State University.

The other finalist was Roslyn Clark Artis, executive vice president for academic affairs at Mountain State University in Beckley, West Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia State University and the West Virginia University College of Law. She also holds an educational doctorate from Vanderbilt University.