StormReady UWF prepared for severe weather

It’s Florida Severe Weather Awareness Week, and the University of West Florida (UWF) is ready should severe weather impact the Gulf Coast states. UWF was designated a StormReady university in 2009, only the third university in Florida to earn the designation from the National Weather Service (NWS). Started in 1999, the program helps communities, including […]

Board of Governors appoints new UWF trustee

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The State University System Board of Governors appointed Pam Dana to the University of West Florida (UWF) Board of Trustees today at its meeting in Tallahassee. Dana takes the place of former trustee Randy Hanna, who was recently appointed chancellor of the Florida College System. A California native, Dana is currently senior […]

UWF names David Marker interim provost

PENSACOLA – University of West Florida President Judith Bense announced the appointment of Dr. David Marker as interim provost for the university, effective Jan. 3. Marker most recently served as interim president of St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Okla. There, he created a strategic plan for the institution adopted by the Board of Directors, as […]

Buildings without water after water main break

Update: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 4:30 p.m. The boil water advisory has been lifted. The Escambia County Department of Health has completed its testing and found no evidence of contamination. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. The water pressure is now restored to the effected buildings; however, the boil water notice remains in effect. Water used for cooking […]