Mitch Maidique

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    FIU: Big Donation, Big Tuition Hike, but Religious Studies Spared

    First the good news for FIU: There's brand new school of medicine, which accepts their first class in August, just picked up a hefty $20 million donation from Herbert Wertheim. The donation was first offered 3 1/2 years ago, but he got in a little quarrel with former President Mitch Maidique ov ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009

    FIU Spends Big Bucks on Bureaucrats

    The school sure doesn't like its "people who produce."

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    FIU Pays Presidents ($680K) and Bureaucrats Well. But Professors? Forget About It.

    Florida International University got a new president this weekend: Chancellor Mark Rosenberg. And guess what? He'll make a lot more than the last guy, Mitch Maidique. At $680,000 per year, he'll garner in excess of what you or President Obama or the heads of many multinational corporations and forei ... More >>

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Crew's Control

    The new school super deep-sixes Miami's provincialism in a New York minute

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Eye on the Everglades

    As the acknowledged scientific expert on the Glades, Ron Jones brought Florida International University prestige and millions in grants, so naturally the school tried to have him arrested

  • Diversions

    May 15, 2003


    Amrica TeVe (WJAN-TV Channel 41)

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    May 15, 2003


    Miami International Film Festival

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    La Schwette Vedette

    Nicole Guillemet has proved that she can direct the Miami International Film Festival; maybe next year we'll be talking about the movies

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    School Daze

    Cuban leader Victor Dreke's FIU visit offers some uncomfortable lessons for Miami

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    FIU, too! All right?

    Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    The Art of the Done Deal

    As the FIU student gallery makes way for a retail store, some students are seeing red

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    A Shakey Machine

    FIU hoops coach Shakey Rodriguez has surrounded himself with coaches and players with bad raps and worse reps -- and it's a losing combination

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    How to Succeed in Education Without Really Studying, Part 2

    The high and mighty rushed to the aid of dubiously degreed schools superintendent Roger Cuevas

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Standing Pat

    The school board may vote to name a school after a powerful union boss. That's politics, baby.

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    King Leer

    What the Herald and FIU don't want you to know about the paper's top high school sportswriter

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    Building Block

    The state Board of Regents isn't standing between FIU and an accredited architecture school - Mitch Maidique is.

  • News

    December 8, 1993

    Crossing the Bar

    When Dade's Chamber of Commerce considered backing FIU instead of FAMU in the fight for a new state law school, they figured it would be a walk in the park

  • News

    December 23, 1992

    Letter? What Letter?

    Bill Clinton wants the military to stop discriminating against gays. Florida's top academic officers apparently couldn't care less.

  • News

    December 11, 1991