The University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus Board is responsible for the review and approval of the operating plan and budget, legislative budget request, and for entering into central services contracts with the USF Board of Trustees for any services that cannot be provided more economically at the local level.
The University of South Florida Board of Trustees is responsible for administration of the USF System in a manner that is consistent with the member institution missions and in alignment with the strategic plan. USF BOT oversight includes academic programs and student affairs, research, personnel, financial management, property and purchasing within the laws of the state of Florida and the guidelines and regulations established by the Florida Board of Governors.
Office of the Regional Chancellor
Sophia T. Wisniewska, Regional Chancellor
The Regional Chancellor is the chief executive officer of USF St. Petersburg. The Office of the Regional Chancellor has the all-encompassing goal of ensuring the overall excellence of USF St. Petersburg. Regional vice chancellors, associate vice chancellors, deans and directors comprise the Regional Chancellor’s Leadership Team. The Office of the Regional Chancellor also includes Enrollment & Marketing Services and Human Resources.
More about Sophia Wisniewska.
V. Mark Durand, Ph.D., Interim Regional Vice Chancellor
The Regional Vice Chancellor is the chief academic officer for the institution.
The Division of Academic Affairs comprises the activities and personnel central to USF St. Petersburg’s mission of teaching, research, and service.
Academic Affairs includes these colleges and organizational units:
Chitra Iyer, Regional Associate Vice Chancellor
Administrative and Financial Services
Joseph Trubacz, Regional Vice Chancellor
The Regional Vice Chancellor is the chief financial officer for USF St. Petersburg.
Administrative & Financial Services supports the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and surrounding community by providing quality services in these areas:
Gardiner “Tuck” Tucker, Ph. D., Interim Regional Associate Vice Chancellor
The Regional Vice Chancellor is the chief student affairs officer for USF St. Petersburg.
Student Affairs focuses on creating and maintaining a university experience that promotes and celebrates student engagement. Student Affairs supports the following organizational units:
- Financial Aid and Veteran’s Services
- Student Life & Engagement
- Student Achievement
- Student Services
Helen Levine, Regional Vice Chancellor
The Regional Vice Chancellor leads public engagement, communications and advancement for USF St. Petersburg. More about Helen Levine.