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Appointed by the Board of Trustees, Dr. W. Kent Fuchs became the University of Florida’s 12th president in January 2015. Serving as the provost of Cornell University for the past six years, Dr. Fuchs brings with him a background in academic leadership as a provost, dean and department chair, and a distinguished career as an engineering professor.
Born on an Oklahoma farm in 1954, President Fuchs spent much of his youth in Alaska before moving to Miami, where he graduated from Miami Killian Senior High School. As president, he will seek to significantly increase UF’s endowment, enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of university operations, and establish UF as a national leader and voice for higher education.Learn More
The Faculty Senate is the legislative body responsible for faculty participation in university planning and governance, specifically to matters of more than one college, school or other major academic unit or that are otherwise of university interest. The Faculty Senate is made up of 150 members serving three-year terms. Meetings are open to the public. LEARN MORE
The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer and the second ranking officer of the university, acting for the president in his absence. Learn More
The Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources oversees the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). Learn More
The Senior Vice President for Health Affairs is the general supervisor of the Health Science Center (HSC). Learn More
The Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer is in charge of supervising the Division of Business Affairs, the Office of Human Resource Services, the Division of Information Technology and the Chief Audit Executive. Learn More
The Vice President for the Division of Business Affairs is the chief fiscal and business officer in charge of all the university budgets. Learn More
The Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs handles the resources generated for the university by the University of Florida Foundation, Inc., and the University of Florida Alumni Association. Learn More
The Vice President for Enrollment Management provides campus-wide leadership in executing the strategic recruitment, admission, registration, records management and student finance functions for the university. Learn More
The Office of the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer handles the budget, finance and accounting, and financial analysis for the university. Learn More
The Office of General Counsel provides expert, context-sensitive, and responsive legal services, as well as advice on related policy matters, to the University of Florida and its Trustees, faculty and staff in their UF roles, as well as to UF’s closely affiliated entities. All UF legal services are provided by or through the OGC, and the legal leadership of UF’s teaching hospitals and foundation report to their senior administrators and the UF General Counsel in service to these affiliates. The General Counsel is also University Secretary, an officer of the Board of Trustees who is the executive administrator for the President on Board matters. Learn More
The Vice President for Human Resource Services is responsible for the design, development and implementation of all human resource management functions. Learn More
The Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of the university is the chief technology officer in charge of the campus computers and technology. Learn More
The Vice President for Research is the director of the research programs of the university, guiding the research that leads to the breakthroughs and discoveries of the future. Learn More
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs helps prepare students to assume roles of leadership, involvement and service as productive citizens in a culturally diverse, technologically sophisticated and increasingly complex society. Learn More
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is in charge of the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Florida. Learn More
The Vice President for University Relations secures funding and substantive legislation that enables UF to provide research, teaching and service for a greater world. Learn More
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