Tag: Judy Genshaft

Mitch PerryMarch 5, 2018

Haywood L. Brown has been named the University of South Florida’s new vice president for diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity and Title IX administrator. “Dr. Brown is a highly accomplished and well-respected leader in academic medicine and issues of diversity who will make the University of South Florida System even stronger,” USF President Judy Genshaft said […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 27, 2018

Ever since legislation calling for consolidating the University of South Florida System was unveiled in mid-January, officials from the St. Petersburg community have raised serious objections. The bill, sponsored by Estero Republican Ray Rodrigues (HB 423), would make USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee operate separately from the main campus in Tampa under its own accreditation. […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 12, 2018

“Concerned, apprehensive, and confused.” That’s the mood on the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus over the proposed consolidation of the USF System, USF St. Pete student government leaders say. In a letter to GOP lawmakers who are pushing consolidation legislation, student body officials set out their concerns over the proposal to phase out the separate […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 29, 2018

Two Pinellas County Republicans want reassurance that students at the University of South Florida’s two smaller sister campuses will receive “significant benefits” under a proposed plan to consolidate the three-campus system into a single university. Citing “years of distrust between campuses” in a letter to USF Board of Trustees Chair Brian Lamb, state Rep. Chris […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 26, 2018

The state university system’s Board of Governors said Thursday it was fully behind a plan to combine the three USF campuses, but the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce said lawmakers need to “hit pause” on the consolidation plan. Republican Rep. Chris Sprowls added a provision to the House higher education bill, HB 423, that would […]

Mitch PerryNovember 7, 2017

These are good times at the University of South Florida. USF President Judy Genshaft announced in September that for the first time, USF reached “pre-eminence” status, which will grant the university an additional $5 million to $15 million in state funding. The longtime school leader (in charge since 2001) also announced that the USF System set a […]

Associated PressMarch 4, 2016

The president of the University of South Florida is about to get a significant pay raise. The university’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to increase Judy Genshaft‘s base salary 5 percent to $493,500. The Tampa Tribune reports that with a performance-based stipend of up to $275,000, she could earn $768,500. The school’s longest-serving president […]


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