President Dr. Michael Bowie
Dr. Michael V. Bowie serves as the Executive Director of the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc, Director for Recruitment, Retention, and Multicultural Affairs for the University of Florida College of Education, Principal Investigator of the High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project and Faculty member in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bowie completed his degrees and/or fellowships from Morgan State University, Penn State University, Tuskegee University, University of Zimbabwe, and the University of Florida. He served as Assistant Veterinary Investigations Officer for the Kingdom of Swaziland (Southern Africa) before attending the University of Florida. He has several publications on tick-borne and rickettsial diseases and two U.S. patents.
Dr. Bowie serves as President of the Association of Black Faculty & Staff, chairman of the Board for Partnership for Strong Families, chairman of the Board for the Cultural Arts Coalition, President of Black AIDS Services & Education, Inc., Immediate Past President of the Alachua County NAACP, International Chair for Chapter Advisors for Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Immediate Past National President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.