FSU Alumni Association

Michael Hartline

Tallahassee, Fla.
Interim Vice President of the FSU Foundation
Dean, College of Business


Dr. Michael D. Hartline is the interim vice president for university advancement and president of the FSU Foundation. He also serves as dean of the Florida State University's College of Business. 

Hartline has served as dean in the College of Business since July 2015, including nine months as interim dean, and has been a member of the FSU faculty for 21 years.

He chairs the Dean's Advancement Committee, which works closely with the FSU Foundation and the FSU Alumni Association on fundraising and alumni engagement initiatives.

He also serves as an ex-officio member of the FSU Foundation Board of Trustees, for which he has served on the development and donor stewardship committees.

Hartline is a Charles A. Bruning Professor of Business Administration. He received his bachelor's degree in marketing and his master's in business administration from Jacksonville State University and his doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Memphis.

Hartline and his wife Marsha live in Tallahassee with their three daughters.