Office of the President | University of South Florida


“This is a historic day for the University of South Florida. We have an extraordinary opportunity to strengthen our position as one of the nation’s premier research universities and a leader in student success,” USF President Steven Currall said. “I am excited about our future as we work together to become a top-25 public university and position ourselves for future eligibility in the prestigious Association of American Universities.”

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About the President

Steven C. Currall became the seventh president of the University of South Florida on July 1, 2019. He also is a tenured professor at USF. Dr. Currall joins USF from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where he served as provost and vice president for academic affairs from 2016 to 2019.

Read President Currall's full biography.

Event Request Form

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Fill out an event request form for President Currall's consideration.

Welcome Back to Campus

President Currall, Dr. Currall and Rocky wearing masks and safely distanced, walking on campus.

President Currall welcomes students, faculty and staff to the start of the fall semester.

Acting to Address Racism

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President Steven Currall announced a series of actions to reinforce USF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and further support the university’s efforts to help end racism in society, including hiring of Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman to serve in a newly created role of senior advisor on diversity and inclusion.

A Momentous Year

President Currall ribbon cutting

President Currall’s first year in office was one of the most eventful time periods since USF was established in 1956.