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From being invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities to breaking fundraising records and even a faculty member making it into the Guinness Book of World Records, this has been a momentous year for USF.

December 15, 2023University News

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Weatherford and Griffin reelected as USF Board of Trustees chair and vice chair

Will Weatherford and Mike Griffin will continue to serve as the chair and vice chair of the University of South Florida Board of Trustees for an additional two-year term after their reelection by board members on June 13.

June 13, 2023University News

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Looking to build on USF’s historic legislative year, students, alumni and university leaders participate in USF Day at the Capitol

More than 100 students and alumni joined USF leadership in Tallahassee on Wednesday for USF Day at the Capitol ¬– an annual gathering that offers an opportunity to raise awareness about the university and its priorities ahead of the legislative session, which begins March 7.

February 8, 2023University News

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University of South Florida selects a recommended design/build team for on-campus stadium

The University of South Florida reached an important milestone in the process to construct an on-campus stadium, as university leaders recommended selecting the design/build team of Barton Malow and Populous for the project.

September 6, 2022USF Athletics, University News

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Florida Board of Governors confirms Rhea Law as University of South Florida’s eighth president

The Florida Board of Governors (BOG) voted unanimously to confirm Rhea Law as the University of South Florida’s next president. Law, who was selected unanimously by the USF Board of Trustees (BOT) last week, is the first USF alum to fill the role.

March 30, 2022University News

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Rhea Law selected as University of South Florida president-elect

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Rhea Law as the university’s president-elect. Law, who has been USF’s interim president since August, will become the university’s eighth president and the first USF alum to fill the role, pending confirmation by the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) next week.

March 22, 2022University News

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Presidential candidates meet with USF community during campus visits

The USF community had the opportunity to interact with the two candidates seeking to become the university’s eighth president – the final step before both of them interview with the Board of Trustees.

March 21, 2022University News

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Longtime trustee announces $1.1M gift, USF alumni courtyard named in honor of John and Naida Ramil

The University of South Florida’s longest serving member of the Board of Trustees, whose historic time on the board started when it was formed in 2001, has ended his tenure with the announcement of a $1.1 million gift to support his alma mater.

March 8, 2022University News

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USF committee recommends site for on-campus football stadium, $5 million gift announced to advance the project

The University of South Florida’s vision to build an on-campus football stadium took a significant step forward today, with a recommended site selected and a $5 million gift for the project announced.

March 8, 2022University News

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USF welcomes new trustee, recognizes outgoing original board member

The University of South Florida is welcoming a new member of the Board of Trustees, Rogan Donelly, a USF alumnus and Sarasota resident who is the president and chief executive officer of Tervis Tumbler Company.

December 23, 2021University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF leadership provides on-campus football stadium update to the Board of Trustees

Leadership from the University of South Florida provided the USF Board of Trustees with its first update on plans to build an on-campus football stadium since Chair Will Weatherford announced his vision for moving ahead with the transformational project in September.

December 7, 2021USF Athletics, University News

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