Office of the President | University of South Florida

ONE USF: Consolidation Takes Effect July 1

“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.

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President Steven Currall in academic regalia at commencement

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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.

The Significance of Juneteenth

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We are committed to redoubling our efforts to be a force for positive change, and we are reminded of how important a role that is on Juneteenth. USF can provide leadership and opportunity, demonstrating an active commitment to creating a civil, humane and compassionate society in which racism is not tolerated.

Currall's Vision for USF

Currall during inauguration

President Currall outlined his vision for the university’s future in a speech to students, faculty, staff and alumni during his inauguration.