William Cummings Biography

As Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Dr. William (Bill) Cummings guides and supports a broad range of university-wide programs to enhance Student Success outcomes at USF. Prior to taking his current position in Student Affairs & Student Success, he served as interim Dean of Undergraduate Studies and as Chair of Humanities & Cultural Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, where he is a tenured professor. Cummings earned his B.A. in History from Trinity University, an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Hawai'i. Learn more about Dr. Cummings