Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart Praises Selection of Alex Acosta as FIU Law School Dean

May 29, 2009
Press Release

MIAMI-Today Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart made the following statement regarding the appointment of U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta as the new Dean of the Florida International University Law School.

“Alex Acosta has proven to be an exceptional leader with a record of success.  He has the ability to lead a team and knows how to engage individuals and bring them together to accomplish goals. 

“As a Miami native, he knows and understands the needs of our community.  In his new role as Dean of the FIU Law School, he is well positioned to work with faculty and students to integrate academic, service and leadership components, ensuring that the school continues to move on a path of success. 

“I trust that Alex will bring a unique and fresh perspective to the Law School and I look forward to working with him in this new role.  I commend President Maidique for once again selecting the best possible person to ensure that FIU continues to grow as one of the leading universities in our nation,” said Diaz-Balart.