President Saunders' Viewpoints, Op-Eds and Podcast Interviews
Dr. Martha D. Saunders shares her insights as University President through viewpoints, op-eds and podcast interviews.
Indeed, this has been no ordinary year for UWF. Record enrollment, record gifts and national recognitions inspired us to reach for the remarkable.
In this season of Thanksgiving, I'm grateful for the generosity of so many people who have provided scholarships for our students. I can think of no more impactful gift than helping young people complete their educational goals.
When I am speaking with various groups about the needs of university students today, people are often shocked to hear that a top challenge for many is food insecurity.
I am delighted that school has started! Now that UWF’s spirited learners have joined us for fall semester, some Argo-awesome activities are ready to make them feel right at home. We’re keeping health and safety top of mind because, let’s face it, the coronavirus hasn’t gone away.
UWF’s 1,600-acre campus welcomes us every day to immerse ourselves in Florida’s natural beauty. We’ve been designated a Tree Campus Higher Education by the Arbor Day Foundation and our gorgeous camellia garden on campus has been listed on the National Camellia Trail.
Florida has much to offer in the area of higher education. For three consecutive years, the State University System of Florida has earned the No. 1 ranking from U.S. News & World Report.
Increased flexibility and better technology allow universities to be more accessible than ever before.
When I look back on this most extraordinary year, I can’t help but marvel at all we achieved at The University of West Florida.
Yes, Mr. Dickens summed it up quite nicely; yet, when I look back on this most extraordinary year, I can’t help but marvel at all we achieved at The University of West Florida.
As college educators step up to our responsibilities for civic learning and engagement in a democracy, I offer the following two-word title for every lesson: Elections Matter!
I am especially proud of the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as it marks the third consecutive year and fifth time overall that UWF has earned this prestigious recognition.
There is no question in my mind that the University of West Florida is a great place to work, but it’s reassuring to have it confirmed by my fellow Argos. Once again this year, UWF is on the "Great Colleges to Work For" list, marking our eighth appearance.