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.
Concrete advice for presidents who still teachAugust 13, 2019 | Inside Higher Ed
It can make for a grueling workweek, but the insights gained from students make teaching worth it, writes Martha D. Saunders, who offers advice to other presidents who still crave the classroom.
Notes from a teaching presidentJuly 21, 2019 | Northwest Florida Daily News
I just put the finishing touches on the syllabus for the class I’m teaching in the fall. The textbook order went in on time (earning me a gold star from the provost) and I’m excited about greeting the students as part of our expanded offerings at the University of West Florida’s Emerald Coast location.
UWF academic performance continues to soarJune 16, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal
The first time UWF hit the top three in the State University System’s performance-based funding metrics, you could hear the party over two time zones. Yet even as we celebrated, a nagging question lingered – could we do it again?
UWF teams are building champions for lifeJune 9, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal
Vibrant athletics programs breathe life into any university and UWF is no exception. Our intercollegiate athletics programs have dominated NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference for years with nine national championships and more than 100 conference titles. The success of athletics enhances student life and increases UWF’s visibility and support.
UWF paves the way for cyber coastApril 11, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal
Our area houses crucial military and Department of Defense cybersecurity assets along with growing industry and cyber-conscious government agencies. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is at an all-time high, and UWF answers the demand with trained, career-ready cybersecurity graduates.