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The University of Florida

  • The state’s largest university (and one of the nation’s largest) enrolls approximately 52,000 students per year.

    • 16 colleges

    • 150 research centers/institutes

    • Since 1985, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) - the top 60 public and private U.S. institutions.


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What the Economic Impact?

  • The annual economic impact of UF is in excess of $5.8 billion;

  • UF activities generate 77,000 statewide jobs, including more than 33,000 university employees and those employed by supporting businesses.


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How the Educational Excellence?

  • Consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities…

    • No. 17, U.S. News & World Report “Top Public Universities” (2007)

    • No. 6,The Center “Top Public Research Universities” (2006)

    • No. 8,The Scientist magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Academia” (2006)

  • No. 2, Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges (2008)


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  • Approximately 5,000 faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research and service;More than 60 Eminent Scholar chairs; Nearly 60 faculty elections to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, or Arts and Science, the Institute of Medicine or a counterpart in a foreign nation.


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  • Awards include a Fields Medal, two Pulitzer Prizes, NASA’s top award for research and Smithsonian Institution’s conservation award.


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How is theAcademic Excellence Competitive Student Admission

  • The fall 2007 incoming freshman class had an average GPA of 4.10 and an average SAT score of 1295.

  • The freshman retention rate of 94 percent is among the highest in the country.


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  • Ranked first among AAU universities in bachelor’s degrees awarded to African American students; sixth in Ph.D.s to African Americans (2006-’07).

  • Ranked second in bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students; eighth in Ph.D.s to Hispanics (2006-’07).


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What is the Research & Discoveries

  • UF received $583 million in research contracts and grants in 2007;

    • Diverse areas include health care and citrus production.

  • Milken Institute named UF one of the top-5 in the country for the transfer of biotechnology to the marketplace (2006).


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  • What did UF’s national leadership in transferring technology to the marketplace includes:

    • Gatorade sports drink

    • Trusopt glaucoma drug

    • Sentricon termite elimination system

      (protects The White House, Independence

      Hall and Statue of Liberty)

UF’s technology transfer rate was compared to MIT and Caltech in a Business Week feature article, May 21, 2007

Gatorade inventor

Dr. Robert Cade


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  • UF’s Cancer and Genetics Research Complex– with approximately 285,000 sq. ft. – is one of the largest research facilities in the state;

  • In collaboration with Orlando’s Burnham Institute, a 50,000-sq.-ft. research facility is being constructed.

    • Research areas will include diabetes, aging, genetics and cancer.


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  • UF is the only U.S. partner in the creation of the world’s largest telescope.

The dome of the Gran Telescopio Canarias in Spain’s Canary Islands.


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What are the Service Mission/Cultural Impact?

  • UF’s world-class cultural and artistic venues attract individuals from throughout the state and beyond

    • Florida Museum of Natural History and The Butterfly Rainforest (one of the world’s largest collections of butterflies and moths)

    • Harn Museum of Art

    • Phillips Center for the Performing Arts


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How is the Healthcare department?

  • Shands HealthCare includes nine hospitals:

    • 2 academic medical centers

    • 1 children’s hospital

    • 4 community hospitals

    • 2 specialty hospitals

  • UF’s focus on cancer includes a Cancer-Genetic Research Complex and a partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center;

  • A 500,000 sq-ft. cancer hospital is scheduled for completion in 2009.


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  • Shands is an official medical provider for NASA, serving as the medical support team for every launch and landing at the Kennedy Space Center.


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Statewide Outreach

  • UF’s statewide outreach includes:

    • Cooperative Extension Offices in all 67 counties;

    • 13 Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Research and Education Centers.


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  • Radio and television stations reach audiences from Jacksonville to Tampa, and throughout north central Florida.

WUFT TV/DT

WLUF LP, 10 UF

WRUF-AM, AM 850

WRUF- FM, Rock 104

WUFT-FM, Classic 89

WJUF-FM, Nature Coast 90


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Sustainability

  • One of UF’s goals of Zero Waste is to find ways to reduce campus waste to nearly zero by 2015;

  • In 2005, UF became the first university in the world to be designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” (for environmental and wildlife management, resource conservation, waste management and outreach education);

  • One of the first universities in the U.S. to offer an Organic Agriculture undergraduate degree program.


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Athletics

  • Victories include 26 national team championships and more than 200 individual national titles;

  • UF is the first university in history to win national football and men’s basketball titles in the same year (2006);

  • UF won back-to-back national

    championships in men’s

    basketball in 2006-’07.


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  • UF leads the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in team titles and Academic All-SEC recipients;

  • UF is one of only four schools in the National All-Sports Top 10 with an athlete graduate success rate above 89 percent (2006-’07);

  • The UF Athletic Association has contributed more than $34.4 million to the university’s academic endeavors.


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Alumni

  • UF alumni reside in all 50 states and 130 foreign countries;

  • Nearly 100 Gator Clubs have formed throughout the world, including 10 foreign countries;

  • Famous alumni include:

    • John Vincent Atanasoff, co-inventor of the world’s first digital computer

    • Buddy Ebsen, actor

    • Bob Graham, senator and former FL governor

    • Forrest Sawyer, newscaster

    • Emmitt Smith, professional football great

    • Steve Spurrier, Heisman Trophy winner and football coach

    • Mel Tillis, singer

    • Bob Vila, home improvement/TV personality


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Community Relations

  • UF’s Community Relations department interfaces with governments and business groups in the North Central Florida region, to address issues of concern to both UF and the community.

  • The UF Community Campaign (UFCC), an employee charitable program, annually donates more than $1 million to the community.

  • Community Relations hosts the annual Joint Civic Club Luncheon, as well as Community Campus Breakfasts throughout the year. The events feature speakers from UF and the community.

  • Meeting space for non-profit, civic and service organizations is provided at UF's Eastside Campus on Waldo Rd. – currently at no charge. Call 392-4567 for more information.


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Private University Support“Florida Tomorrow” Capital Campaign

  • Goal: Raise $1.5 billion in private support by 2012

  • Provides student, faculty and research funding for all UF colleges and units.


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The University of Florida is in Gainesville.The Gator Nation is Everywhere.

  • The Gator Nation includes millions of people throughout the world: students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators, as well as sports fans and anyone who wishes to affiliate with the values and spirit of the University of Florida.

  • For more information about UF, visit www.ufl.edu.


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