MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Friday marks a new era at the University of Miami as the school’s new president is officially inaugurated.READ MORE: Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane's Landing Gear
Dr. Julio Frenk was named UM’s sixth president in April, taking over for Donna Shalala. He’s the first hispanic president for the school and came from the Harvard School of Public Health, and also served as Mexico’s Minister of Health.READ MORE: Assisted Living Facility In Lauderhill May Lose License After Woman Dies
On Thursday, he helped break ground for the Miller School of Medicine’s Center for Education.MORE NEWS: Boca Raton Man Faces Charges In Fatal Crash That Killed Homestead Mom, Daughter On Thanksgiving Eve
An inauguration ceremony is being held for Dr. Frenk, with CBS4 Meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez acting as the Alumni Marshall.
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