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The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a metropolitan research university built to make a better future for our students and society. We solve tomorrow’s greatest challenges through a commitment to academic, inclusive and operational excellence. Leveraging innovative learning, discovery and partnerships, we foster social mobility while developing the skilled talent needed to advance industry for our region, state and beyond.
UCF Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

As the institution’s legal owner, the UCF Board of Trustees directs university policy and serves as the final authority responsible for the effective and efficient deployment of resources. Board members lead committees with oversight of advancement, audit and compliance, compensation and labor, educational programs, finance and facilities, nominating and governance and strategic planning.
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UCF's President

UCF’s President

Alexander N. Cartwright

At UCF, we turn challenges into opportunities. Through innovative thinking and problem solving, we fuel student success and contribute to the betterment of society. Our optimistic outlook is driven by our pursuit for excellence — in our academics, our operations and our inclusivity. These characteristics are what define us as a leading metropolitan university and a model for the future of higher education.
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UCF Provost - Dr. Michael D. Johnson

UCF’s Provost

Dr. Michael D. Johnson

Provost and Executive Vice President Michael D. Johnson leads the Division of Academic Affairs to create and support an environment that promotes UCF’s academic endeavors as one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful institutions of higher education. Through a broad range of teaching, research and service programs, the division is committed to providing the finest undergraduate education in Florida, achieving international recognition as a preeminent metropolitan research university, developing a global perspective in the curriculum, and promoting inclusiveness and diversity.
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Division Leadership

Sheila Amin
Interim Chief Information Officer
Rhonda Bishop
Vice President for Compliance and Risk
Patrick J. Burt
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Youndy C. Cook
Vice President and General Counsel
Paul Dosal
Senior Vice President for Student Success
Adrienne Frame
Vice President for Student Success and Well-Being
Deborah C. German
Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, College of Medicine
Rod Grabowski
Senior Vice President for Advancement and Partnerships
Andrea Guzmán
Vice President for Access and Community Engagement
Gerald L. Hector
Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance
Mike Kilbride
Chief of Staff
Terry Mohajir
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Janet D. Owen
Vice President for Government & Community Relations
Winston V. Schoenfeld
Interim Vice President for Research
Robert Taft
Chief Audit Executive
Jonathan P. Varnell
Vice President for Facilities and Business Operations
UCF Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate

Stephen J. King, Ph.D., 2022-2023 chair

A basic legislative body of the university, the UCF Faculty Senate serves as the primary voice of the faculty and acts as the main channel of communication between faculty members and administration. Each year, faculty Senate committees provide academic oversight by reviewing and approving policies, new courses, course changes, new programs and program revisions.
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Student Government

Brandon Greenaway, student body president

Student Government represents, advocates for, and serves, the UCF student body. There are three branches of Student Government — each working to support our students, improve the campus community and create a better student experience. Student Government also allocates the Activity and Service Fee that students pay, which helps cover a number of student services.
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UCF Staff Council

Staff Council

Cissy Glowth, UCF Staff Council president

The UCF Staff Council provides a voice for staff in all areas of the university. With a mission to build communication, trust and integrity within our diverse community, the council’s goals include meeting the needs of UCF staff, developing resources to meet those needs, improving the quality of life for all staff members as it relates to employment within the university system, among others.
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