Office of the President | University of South Florida | Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee

About the President

Steven C. Currall is the seventh president of the University of South Florida. He took office on July 1, 2019, bringing three decades of leadership and academic expertise from top research universities, both public and private, in the U.S. and abroad. At USF, he is a tenured professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences in the Muma College of Business. 

Read President Currall's full biography and download his CV.

Strategic Plan 2021-2031

A graphic with the USF seal that says “A Blueprint for a Bold Future: Where Academic Excellence and Opportunity Converge. University of South Florida Strategic Plan 2021-2031”

The USF Board of Trustees approved “A Blueprint for a Bold Future: Where Academic Excellence and Opportunity Converge”. 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.

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.

2019-2020 Annual Report

President Currall portrait side by side with quote, "As we reflect on our past and look forward to our future, it’s the convergence of academic excellence and opportunity that will be the hallmark of our next era at USF."

In his first year in office, President Currall led successful consolidation of USF’s three campuses, articulated new Principles of Community, and raised nearly $120 million in philanthropy. Read more about his momentous year in his 2019-2020 Annual Report.