University Archives, West Florida History Center earn honors

The University Archives and West Florida History Center of UWF have been recognized as the featured member of the Panhandle Historic Preservation Alliance. The Alliance aims to bring together interested organizations and individuals actively engaged in the collection, preservation and/or restoration of historic property and objects from Northwest Florida. They also workto preserve the history […]

UWF outlines university’s future, master plan

PENSACOLA, Fla. – University of West Florida (UWF) officials outlined an updated campus master plan for the growth of the university for the next 20 to 30 years Monday at a public forum on campus. Plans include mixed use facilities to house classrooms and academic space, residence halls, and retail space; a new student union, […]

Article by Professor Wade Jeffrey recognized by Faculty of 1000

An article authored by Professor Wade Jeffrey , Latitudinal gradients in degradation of marine dissolved organic carbon. (PLoS One 2011), has been selected and evaluated by Robie Macdonald, a Member of the Faculty of 1000 (F1000), placing his work in the F1000 library of the top 2 percent  of published articles in biology and medicine. […]

Dean DeBolt published in Archival Today newsletter

University Archivist and Librarian Dean DeBolt published an article in Archival Today titled “Making our Archives ‘Sound’”. The article discusses UWF’s movement into the world of digital audio online. Read his full article here:

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 […]