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About the President

Rhea Law became the University of South Florida’s eighth president in March 2022. A proud fifth-generation Floridian who is passionate about the success of the state, Law is actively involved in corporate, public policy, civic, and charitable work. Over the course of her 35-year-plus career, she has held top leadership positions with many Florida-based organizations. Law is the first USF graduate to serve as president and has deep ties within the university community and throughout the state of Florida. She earned an undergraduate degree in management from USF, putting herself through school while working as the university research project administrator for the Office of Sponsored Research. She then earned her terminal degree in law at Stetson University College of Law.

Read President Law's full biography and download her CV.

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Law shares vision for USF

The Inauguration of Rhea F. Law as the eighth president of the University of South Florida.

In her inauguration speech to students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Tampa Bay community, USF President Rhea Law shared her vision and plans for taking the University of South Florida to the next level.