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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.

April 26, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

For the record, none of us is having the year we planned. As each day brings unimaginable challenges to our resources, we find ourselves scampering to rewrite the year’s strategic plan with one absolute mandate — stay alive!

February 15, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

In recent years we have seen a significant shift in the priorities of prospective students and their parents. Today, the perceived safety of a campus looms as a key factor in college selection. Parents and students give the factor almost equally high ratings on most polls. The safety of students has taken center focus on university campuses and works hand-in-hand with the quality of the learning environment.

February 1, 2020 | Pensacola News Journal

The advice and attention of our board members make an important difference in decisions affecting the University and help us move forward. We rely on the eyes and ears of our board members to keep us in touch with what matters to our community, our business partners and our alumni. In return, they can help shape quality undergraduate and graduate education for generations to come.

January 22, 2020 | Master Leadership Podcast

As an entrepreneurial leader, Dr. Saunders is passionate about creating innovative solutions to deal with the dynamic challenges facing higher education. As a change maker, she drives action behind these solutions to propel higher education into the future.

December 28, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal

Happy New Year to all of you from your hometown University. Thank you for your kindness, your generosity and your encouragement. Best wishes for all good things in 2020.

December 13, 2019 | Education on Fire

Dr. Martha Saunders joins Mark Taylor on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life.

December 12, 2019 | Higher Ed Social Podcast

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be university president? This week on the show, Lougan talks with Dr. Martha Saunders, President of the University of West Florida. In her more than three decades in higher education, Dr. Saunders has served in multiple academic and leadership roles and has led UWF a to new heights.

November 24, 2019 | Pensacola News Journal

For many years, the University of West Florida has been known as a "military friendly" university. That is no surprise given our average of one in five students who are military affiliates — veterans, dependents or active duty.

November 15, 2019 | Inspiring Leaders Podcast

"Inspiring leadership isn't about being perfect, it's about making sure that what you do matters" Being strategic is important, however, strategically leading an entire organization requires great forethought, strong intentions, great communication, some humility and outstanding leadership.

October 14, 2019 | The Leadership Coaching Group with Liz Howard

In this podcast Liz is talking to Dr. Martha Saunders, the President of The University of West Florida. Dr. Sanders has spent over 3 decades in academic leadership roles and today she is going to tell you what you need to know about college education for your children and for yourself as a leader.

August 30, 2019 | A Geek Leader

A Geek Leader interviews President Saunders about women in leadership, technology degrees, the UWF Center for Cybersecurity, Sea3d Lab and more in this podcast.

August 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.

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