Florida Atlantic University President John W. Kelly will be the Gold Coast Tiger Bay Club guest for the May 13 luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. May 13, 2015 at City Fish Market, 7940 Glades Road opposite the Florida Turnpike. RSVP at www.goldcoasttigerbayclub.com/registration.
Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly is leading the campaign to take FAU to a position of national distinction over the next 10 years. He recently completed work on the University’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, which sets forth steps to accomplish this goal. President Kelly will discuss some of the exciting advances that are taking place at FAU, including the University’s unique three-way partnership with Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience.
One of the largest employers in South Florida, FAU has more than 3,000 employees, including 1,000 dedicated faculty members, and an annual operating budget in excess of $690 million. The University has an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion and is conducting millions of dollars’ worth of funded research in such critically important fields as drug discovery, biotechnology, ocean engineering and marine science.
Businesses can also sponsor a luncheon for $200 and receive recognition on the website, in emails and five minutes on the program. The cost also includes one paid lunch.
Costs to attend are $35 for members paid in advance or $40 at the door and $35 for first time guests or $50 second time guests. See www.goldcoasttigerbayclub.com/registration or call 561.852.0000.