TAMPA, Fla. (March 8, 2022) – The University of South Florida has announced details for the next steps in the search for its eighth president. Interim President Rhea Law and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley have both advanced to the next round, which includes visits on each of USF’s three campuses and interviews with the Board of Trustees.
The campus visits will give the USF community an opportunity to interact with each candidate, share ideas and ask questions. The visits will take place on Monday, March 21, at the following times and locations:
Sarasota-Manatee campus, Selby Auditorium: Rhea Law
Tampa campus, Traditions Hall, at the Gibbons Alumni Center: Jeffrey Talley
11 a.m. – noon
St. Petersburg campus, University Student Center Ballroom: Rhea Law
Sarasota-Manatee campus, Selby Auditorium: Jeffrey Talley
Tampa campus, Traditions Hall, at the Gibbons Alumni Center: Rhea Law
St. Petersburg campus, University Student Center Ballroom: Jeffrey Talley
Participants are invited to submit questions online ahead of the sessions through the USF Presidential Search website. Questions will also be solicited during the sessions from in-person participants.
Following each campus visit, participants will have the opportunity to share feedback online through the USF Presidential Search website. This feedback will be reviewed by the USF Board of Trustees prior to interviewing the candidates at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, in Traditions Hall, at the Gibbons Alumni Center on the Tampa campus. The Board will evaluate the candidates and may then name the next president, subject to confirmation by the Florida Board of Governors.
The campus visits and the candidate interviews will also be livestreamed on the USF Presidential Search website.
About the University of South Florida
The University of South Florida, a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu