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Creating a Bold, New Future

At UCF, we believe that bigger is better – and universities must harness their size with a constant pursuit of excellence to have the greatest impact on the world around them. As UCF’s fifth president, I am committed to making UCF the preeminent research university for the 21st century. That means continuing UCF’s remarkable trajectory in academics, athletics, research and community impact while staying true to our values of expanding opportunity and demanding excellence.

As the nation’s largest source of talent and best university partner, UCF will set an example for what higher education can and should be for the rest of the nation. As its chief storyteller, chief fundraiser and No. 1 fan, I believe in the power of our people to make Central Florida a fantastic place to learn, live and work – with the best yet to come!

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Presidential Events

Please join President Dale Whittaker for a campus conversation on Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at the College of Medicine in Lake Nona. The open forum will provide our campus community an opportunity to share their thoughts about the future of…
Please join President Dale Whittaker for a campus conversation on Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom at the Student Union. The open forum will provide our campus community an opportunity to share their thoughts about the future of…

Leadership and President’s Office

The President’s Office division is made up of bold, energetic and entrepreneurial leaders in policy and planning, strategic communications and marketing, and administrative and fiscal operations who advance UCF’s mission.

A Foundation of Excellence

Since 1968, UCF has grown from a small, technological school to one of the nation’s largest universities, constantly gaining in quality. Our legacy for inclusion and excellence was built by leaders who believed in the power of education to transform lives, communities and our entire state.

John C. Hitt
Steven Altman
Trevor Colbourn
Charles N. Millican