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Meet the USF Presidential Finalists

The four presidential finalists discuss their careers, their impressions of USF and how they hope to build on the university's recent success.

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USF Presidential Search Committee Selects Four Finalists

The 15-member University of South Florida presidential search committee selected four finalists, who will advance in the process to become the University’s seventh president.'

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Leading Change in America’s Universities, USF Wins ACE Award for Institutional Transformation

The University of South Florida is a recipient of the 2019 American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation, a recognition of USF’s commitment to student success.

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A Preeminent Research University

Preeminence is the highest designation that a research university can earn from the State of Florida. Since the program became Florida Law in 2013, USF has had its sights firmly set on achieving Preeminence. While our journey to reach national excellence started long before then – and by no means will stop now – USF has finally reached all the thresholds necessary to achieve the designation.

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USF Elects First African-American Woman to Serve as Student Body President

USF will soon welcome new leadership for its 60th term of Student Government. Juniors Britney Deas and Travis McCloskey were elected to serve during the 2019-2020 academic year. Deas not only is the first African-American woman to be elected student body president, she’s the first woman to be elected in more than 20 years.

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