Dean of FSU Panama City and FSU’s College of Applied Studies
Randy Hanna has served as the Dean and chief executive officer of Florida State University Panama City since 2016. He previously served as Chancellor of the Florida College System, the largest system of higher education in Florida. As Dean, he has been focused on enrollment growth and student success initiatives. A critical part of his focus has been on developing new programs to meet the needs of Northwest Florida. He was the Managing Shareholder of Bryant Miller Olive, a multi-state law firm focused on finance, local and state government and public private partnership law. He has been engaged in higher education policy for more than 25 years, including serving as a member of the board of trustees of two state universities and a community college.
The university has created a number of new degree programs at FSUPC including bachelor degrees in mechanical engineering, hospitality management, commercial entrepreneurship, and financial planning and master’s degrees in systems engineering, law enforcement intelligence and organizational management and communication. In addition, the nurse anesthesia program began admitting students in the first doctoral program at FSU PC.
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