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University of West Florida


Official statement on selection of Martha Saunders

September 15, 2016

Today, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees named Dr. Martha Saunders the sixth president of the University, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Saunders will replace UWF President Dr. Judith Bense, who is set to retire…


UWF Board selects Saunders as next president

September 15, 2016

The University of West Florida Board of Trustees selected Dr. Martha Saunders as its next president, by a 9-4 vote. Before the Board voted by paper ballot, the members spoke about the process and the finalists.…


UWF president selection to be streamed online

September 14, 2016

The University of West Florida Presidential Search Committee will meet to prepare a presentation of at least three unranked candidates for consideration by the UWF Board of Trustees. Immediately following the Presidential Search Committee meeting, the…


UWF Faculty Senate: Anybody but Gaetz

September 12, 2016

Last Friday, the University of West Florida Faculty Senate passed a resolution–12 in favor, 5 opposed, 3 abstentions–not supporting State Sen. Don Gaetz for UWF president and recommending the UWF Presidential Search Committee and UWF Board…

Education Politics

Good leaders take ownership

September 8, 2016

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has seen his job approval rating drop to the mid-30’s after seeing it soar to nearly 70 percent during his first five years in office. City residents believe the county commission, school…


UWF students present Irish Experience works

August 31, 2016

Theatre, art and music students from the University of West Florida will present artistic works as a culmination of the 2016 Irish Experience program, “From the Emerald Coast to the Emerald Isle.” UWF’s Irish Experience program…


UWF breaks enrollment record

August 25, 2016

The University of West Florida has surpassed 13,000 in enrollment for the first time in the institution’s history, reaching 13,030 students for the Fall 2016 semester, as of today, Aug. 24, 2016. “We have a lot…