UWF names John ‘Vito’ Hite as associate vice president, chief audit executive

University of West Florida President Martha D. Saunders has appointed John ‘Vito’ Hite as associate vice president, chief audit executive, effective today, Feb. 4, 2019. “John’s extensive background in higher education audit will be an asset to UWF,” Saunders said. “His experiences align well with our needs, and we’re looking forward to his leadership.” In […]

Fall 2018 graduates celebrating UWF's 100,000th degree

UWF to confer 100,000th degree at Fall 2018 Commencement

The University of West Florida will celebrate a significant milestone at the Fall 2018 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15, awarding the 100,000th degree since the institution opened in 1967. “Fifty-one years ago, UWF opened its doors and classes began,” said President Martha Saunders. “At our first graduation ceremony in June 1968, 58 graduates received their […]

UWF hosts 2018 State of the University Address

University of West Florida President Martha Saunders presented the 2018 State of the University address today, reflecting on the University’s biggest accomplishments over the last year and highlighting her vision for the future. Saunders opened the address by noting some of the top “adventures,” “treasures” and “heroes” of the 2017-18 academic year, beginning with the […]

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UWF welcomes second class of National Merit Finalists

The University of West Florida welcomed its second consecutive class of National Merit Finalists this fall, for a total of seven students enrolled to date. James Henderson, Mason Hutchinson, Fiama Mastrangelo and Joshua Wood were among approximately 15,000 students across the country to meet the requirements for Finalist standing, out of more than 1.6 million […]

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