Stakeholder Spotlight: University of South Florida Sarasota – Manatee

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20!

University of South Florida Sarasota – Manatee
8350 N. Tamiami Trail , Sarasota

How long has your organization been around? Since September 15, 1975.

How many members do you have? We have 2,038 enrolled at The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee with 112 full-time faculty, 81 adjunct faculty and 126 non-faculty staff.

Who are your board members and/or leadership? The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s Senior Leadership includes:

  • Dr. Sandra Stone, Regional Chancellor
  • Dr. Terry Osborn, Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
  • Mr. Ben Ellinor, Regional Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance
  • Mr. Dennis Stover, Regional Vice Chancellor for Advancement
  • Dr. Bonnie Jones, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • Mr. Casey Welch, Assistant Vice President for External and Governmental Affairs

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s Campus Board includes:

  • Byron Shinn, Chair
  • Richard Smith, Vice Chair
  • David Eckel
  • Anne Weintraub
  • Dr. Teresa Rawe

What’s your mission? The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee provides high quality bachelor’s and graduate-level education and scholarly activity in a personalized learning community that prepares successful leaders and responsible citizens.

What are your hopes for the future of the bayfront? The bayfront offers a wonderful opportunity for Sarasota to capitalize on its unique assets and create a world-class community where our residents live, work and play. It is our hope that the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee can be an integral part of that development, fulfilling our commitment to contribute to the economic and cultural life of our region.