USF President Judy Genshaft announces plans to step down, effective July 2019

Following another record-breaking year and unparalleled stretch of recent achievements, University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft announced on Sept. 10 her decision to step down from her position, effective July 1, 2019.
“The University of South Florida is on a trajectory unlike ever before in its history. We are reaching milestones once reserved for universities twice our age.  We continue to make groundbreaking strides in research, student success, teaching and community impact,” Genshaft said in a letter to the USF community, which also thanked the USF Board of Trustees for their continued support. “Because of this positive momentum, my family and I believe that this is the right time for me to step down from my post as president, effective July 1, 2019.  It has been the honor of my professional career to be part of this journey since the year 2000.” Read more.