Sofia Trelles has been appointed the Student Ombudsman for the public university. She succeed Tony Delgado, who created the position, and joins Rebecca Friedman, who has served as FIU's Faculty Ombudsperson for the past few years. Trelles moved into the position after working on special projects as the Senior Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs.
Trelles graduated and earned a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida International University. She is currently completing a PhD in Public Affairs from FIU focusing on organizational agility in higher education and technology platforms. (FIU Ombuds; FIU PhD Bio.)
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