Tag: USF consolidation

Janelle Irwin TaylorDecember 13, 2018

The Florida Board of Governors appointed real estate executive Mike Griffin chair of the University of South Florida’s Consolidation Planning Study and Implementation Task Force Thursday. Griffin will replace Dr. Jonathan Ellen who resigned earlier this week from both the task force and as CEO of All Children’s Hospital. The task force oversees recommendations for […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorDecember 4, 2018

During its final meeting of 2018 Tuesday, the University of South Florida Board of Trustees outlined progress on and future steps for consolidating its three campuses — St. Petersburg, Sarasota/Manatee and Tampa — into one single accreditation. The three campuses currently work under separate accreditation, but the state passed a plan to integrate them earlier […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 30, 2018

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist and most Pinellas County elected officials are urging University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft to ensure the future success of the downtown St. Petersburg campus as the school makes plans to consolidate its regional campuses into a single accreditation. In a letter signed by Crist, state Sen. Darryl Rouson, state Reps. Jennifer Webb […]

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 […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 2, 2018

Two Democratic lawmakers are calling for “meaningful dialogue” before moving on legislation to consolidate the University of South Florida campuses in St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee with the main Tampa campus. State Sen. Darryl Rouson and Rep. Ben Diamond, who represent St. Petersburg in the Legislature, sent a joint letter Friday to USF Board of Trustees President Brian Lamb. It is just […]


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