In this 2006 file photo, Modesto “Mitch” Maidique, left, then president of Florida International University, and Steve Odland, then chairman and CEO of Office Depot, view the architectural model for the FIU College of Business Administration’s planned $45 million, five-building complex.
In this 2006 file photo, Modesto “Mitch” Maidique, left, then president of Florida International University, and Steve Odland, then chairman and CEO of Office Depot, view the architectural model for the FIU College of Business Administration’s planned $45 million, five-building complex. Handout
In this 2006 file photo, Modesto “Mitch” Maidique, left, then president of Florida International University, and Steve Odland, then chairman and CEO of Office Depot, view the architectural model for the FIU College of Business Administration’s planned $45 million, five-building complex. Handout

FIU is punishing former president for exercising critical free speech. It’s so wrong

August 21, 2018 07:41 PM

Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.