Anti-Racism | University of South Florida

  • MLK Commemorative Week: January 17-22

  • Diversity, Anti-Racism & Equity Dashboard: Learn more about the data project underpinning USF’s ongoing journey to institutional transformation.

    The Journey to Institutional Transformation The last 10 years at USF have been defined by sweeping changes to our campus culture, a commitment to student success and unparalled transformation. Read more about our journey and accomplishments along the way.

  • 10 Years at USF: Towards Diversity, Anti-Racism and Equity

    A Path to Institutional Transformation The last 10 years at USF have been defined by sweeping changes to our campus culture, a commitment to student success and unparalleled transformation. Read more about our journey and accomplishments along the way.

  • USF dismantling systemic racism

STRUCTURAL RACISM STUDY

The City of St. Petersburg commissioned a study team led by University of South Florida, in partnership with several community members, to examine both the historical and modern-day impact that structural racism has had on the lives of Black people in the City of St. Petersburg, Florida. The examination and identification of the factors of structural racism that specifically impact Black residents and communities in St. Pete as they relate to education, the criminal-legal system, and economic development within St. Petersburg will be evaluated.

Read the Report Here: 

Inside USF: The Podcast

A new USF task force is exploring ways to recruit, enroll and graduate more Latino students and forge stronger connections with Tampa Bay’s Hispanic community. In this episode, task force co-chairs Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and Paul Dosal discuss what will be ongoing efforts to develop a comprehensive approach that focuses not only on success in the classroom but also enhances students’ sense of belonging to the USF community. They also discuss other diversity, inclusivity and equity initiatives, including the expansion of the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

In this episode, task force co-chairs Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman and Paul Dosal discuss what will be ongoing efforts to develop a comprehensive approach that focuses not only on success in the classroom but also enhances students’ sense of belonging to the USF community.

Strategic Renewal Plan

Graphic with orange backgrounds with flowers. Logo in foreground that says "Celebrating Asian-American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month"

The University of South Florida has unveiled its blueprint for the next decade.The strategic plan sets a focused direction for USF, reinforces the university’s commitment to the communities it serves and establishes strategic initiatives that reflect USF’s many strengths.