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Will Weatherford, USF Board of Trustees

Will Weatherford elected new USF Board of Trustees chair

Will Weatherford will serve as the new chair of the University of South Florida Board of Trustees, following his unanimous selection by board members during a meeting held today. In the same meeting, Mike Griffin was unanimously chosen to serve as the board’s new vice chair. Both the chair and vice chair terms are for two years and take effect July 1, 2021.

June 8, 2021University News

People gathered at the location of the Gas Plant neighborhood cemeteries in St. Petersburg. Photo by David Shedden.

The lost African American cemeteries of Tampa Bay & what’s being done to remember them

USF librarians are working with USF researchers and the Tampa Bay community to identify living next-of-kin for those forgotten while bringing historical injustices to light.

June 11, 2021Research and Innovation

R. Anthony Rolle, dean of the USF College of Education

Rolle selected as new University of South Florida College of Education dean

The University of South Florida announced the appointment of R. Anthony Rolle, an experienced leader and former professor and department chair at USF, as the new dean of the College of Education. Rolle returns to USF after serving as dean of the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Rhode Island for the past four years.

June 8, 2021University News

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USF Magazine

Meet Chris Sprowls, '06, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and five more USF graduates serving in the Florida Legislature.

Spring 2021 Issue 

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