Eickhoff, Lindsay and Monsour recognized for long-time service and dedication to the University of South Florida Foundation.
TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The USF Foundation Board of Directors elected three new members to the USF Foundation Board Emeritus Society on Friday. Recognized for outstanding contributions to the USF Foundation were William A. Eickhoff ‘69, ‘73, Elizabeth G. Lindsay ‘83, and Roger D. Monsour
USF Foundation Board Chairman Gordon Gillette said the new Emeritus Society members personified the Society’s ideals.
“Bill, Liz and Roger have each, over many years, been an instrumental part of the success of the USF Foundation, and through it, the continued growth of the USF System,” said Gillette. “I am delighted that each of these highly-respected leaders has agreed to be a part of our Emeritus Society so that they may continue to serve the USF Foundation with their advice and counsel.”
Eickhoff has been an integral part of the Foundation Board for 15 years, serving as both its treasurer and secretary. In addition to his service to the Foundation Board, Eickhoff has served the University of South Florida as both the President of the Alumni Association Board of Directors and as a member of both the USF College of Business Dean Executive Advisory Board and the USF Bulls Club Board of Directors.
Lindsay spent more than two decades as a member of the USF Foundation Board of Directors, and served on the State University System Board of Regents for 10 years, ending her tenure as its chair. Lindsay currently serves on the USF Sarasota Manatee Campus Board of Trustees. She is a past recipient of the USF Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award as well as a Distinguished Citizen Award from Goodwill Industries of Manasota.
Monsour has served the USF Foundation Board since 1998 and founded the Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health. Later this fall, he will be named the recipient of the Class of ‘56 award by the USF Alumni Association. A retired physician, Monsour is active in the day-to-day operations of the Center that bears his family’s name.
In addition to Monsour’s work with the USF Foundation and USF Health, he has been an active voice in USF Athletics, serving on the USF Athletics Hall of Fame Executive Committee. He is a member of the prestigious 1956 Society and a Life Member of the USF Alumni Association.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities. It ranks 50th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. The USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion, an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion, and serves 47,000 students in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland.