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UWF New Trustee Orientation Dr. Judy Bense President. Topics. UWF History UWF Values UWF Strategic Plan Current Challenges, Q&A. UWF History. In 1955, the Florida Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to locate a state university in Escambia County.

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  • UWF History
  • UWF Values
  • UWF Strategic Plan
  • Current Challenges,
  • Q&A
uwf history
UWF History
  • In 1955, the Florida Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to locate a state university in Escambia County.
  • Ground was broken on April 16, 1965.
  • In 1997, 600 additional acres were acquired which brought the Pensacola campus to 1,600 acres, the second largest main campus in the State University System.

UWF History (Cont.)

  • Initially, the university was organized in three resident or cluster colleges: Alpha, Gamma, and Omega and was an upper-level institution enrolling juniors, seniors and graduate students.
  • The first students began classes in the fall of 1967, and the first commencement exercises were held in June 1968 where 58 students received degrees.
  • In 1969, the university undergraduate programs were accredited by Southern Association of College (SACS) and the first master's degree programs began.

UWF History (Cont.)

  • Lower division established in the fall semester of 1983
  • During the Fall Term of 1999, the Colleges reorganized as the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, and the College of Professional Studies.


T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum

Museum of Commerce

Tivoli High House - Ticket and Information Center

Weaver's Cottage

Museum of Industry

Julee Cottage

Lavalle House

Lear-Rocheblave House

Old Christ Church

Dorr House

Earle Bowden Building - Administrative Offices

uwf values
UWF Values

CaringMaintaining a safe dynamic learning and working environment that fosters the development of individual potential

CollaborationPromoting a culture of supportive and cooperative interactions and communication to advance and achieve shared expectations and goals

DistinctivenessChoosing to be difference by design

InclusivenessWelcoming, respecting, and celebrating the way in which people and ideas are different and the ways in which they are similar

uwf values cont
UWF Values (Cont.)


Exploring, expanding, and enhancing learning and knowledge through transforming experiences


Doing the right thing for the right reason


Committing to uncompromising excellence


Adding value to enrich the personal and community lives of stakeholders


Managing responsibly the resources entrusted to the University

uwf strategic plan 2012 17
UWF Strategic Plan 2012-17
  • Four Major Priorities:
    • Enhance Student Access, Progression, and Learning and Development
    • Distinctive Teaching, Scholarship, Research, and Professional Contributions
    • Valued Partnerships: Community Engagement and Service
    • Sustainable Institutional Excellence
the new normal
The New Normal

Changing Forces

  • Decline of state funding
  • Rise of private schools in area
  • New state college system offering 4 year degrees
  • Changing student demographics
  • Increased accountability/governance, new work plan, etc.
the new normal includes
The New Normal Includes:
  • Different budget mix
  • New baseline of funding
  • Less state dollars
  • More tuition and fees
  • Increased competition
  • Different sources of revenue (cohorts, differential pricing, online, etc)
  • Different distribution of funds

Our New Operating Model

  • Strategic, Measured, Prioritized
  • Creating new sources of revenue
  • Growth, strengthen our brand
  • Engagement, having strong partners
  • Staying true to our mission