USF Launches New System Web Site
TAMPA, Fla. (September 8, 2009) – In accordance with recommendations made by the Southern Association of Colleges (SACS), the University of South Florida recently launched its new USF System Web site.
The Web site provides a complete overview of the USF System, including all governance policies, management councils, organizational charts and maps, as well as links to Web sites for the USF Board of Trustees, the USF System President, all system institutions and campuses, and all system services.
The USF System is governed by the USF Board of Trustees, the public body corporate created by Article IX, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. The USF System is comprised of two separately accredited institutions, USF and USF St. Petersburg. USF includes the main campus in Tampa, its College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, USF Health and two regional campuses, USF Sarasota-Manatee and USF Polytechnic, located in Lakeland
The University of South Florida is one of the nation's top 63 public research universities and one of 39 community-engaged, four-year public universities as designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. USF was awarded $380.4 million in research contracts and grants in FY 2008/2009. The university offers 232 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. The university has a $1.8 billion annual budget, an annual economic impact of $3.2 billion, and serves more than 47,000 students on institutions/campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland. USF is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference.