Keynote Speakers

14th Annual Florida Higher Education Summit - FACRAO/FCRAO

Thank you for your interest in our 14th Annual Florida Higher Education Summit. 

Distinguished speakers will appear at the 2023 Summit including:


Isis Artze-Vega, Ph.D.: Keynote Speaker, Sunday, June 4, Opening Session 

Isis Artze-Vega, Ed.D. serves as college provost and vice president for academic affairs at Valencia College in Central Florida, a Hispanic-Serving Institution that serves about 65,000 students annually and has long been regarded one of the nation’s best community colleges. She provides strategic leadership for the college’s seven campuses, in addition to the areas of curriculum, assessment, faculty development, distance learning, career and workforce education, and partnerships for educational equity.

Prior to joining Valencia, Isis served as assistant vice president for teaching and learning at Florida International University (FIU), leading such efforts as a gateway course project, a hybrid course initiative, and the comprehensive redesign of teaching evaluation. Prior to joining FIU, she taught English composition and enrollment management at the University of Miami.

Most importantly, she is the proud wife of visual artist Sinuhe Vega; the proud mami of Kamilah, 16, and Delilah, 14; and forever indebted to extraordinary parents, Mayra and Elias. Her work is fueled by a commitment to equity and justice, implemented through love and service.