University of South Florida System
Dr. Judy Genshaft serves as president of the University of South Florida System, one of the world’s most comprehensive metropolitan research universities. USF ranks among the Top 30 research universities nationwide in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation, and fifth among U.S. public universities in generating new U.S. utility patents. Serving more than 50,000 students, the three institutions of the USF System — USF in Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee — have an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a Charter Member Institution of the National Academy of Inventors.