• Human Relevance in an Age of Digital Benevolence

    Human Relevance in an Age of Digital Benevolence

    In his spring commencement address at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF President Kent Fuchs urged graduates to maintain their independence and compassion in our technologically driven times – with Siri making a guest appearance to help make the point.

  • The Knowledge We Don’t Get in Class

    The Knowledge We Don’t Get in Class

    "When you give your energy and time to others, you may shift your focus away from your studies and careers – but you add immeasurably to your educations,” UF President Kent Fuchs told students at the Presidential Service Awards ceremony. He is pictured here with Alex Breslin, winner of the Outstanding Servant-Leader of the Year Award, and Dave Richardson, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

  • Creating a Culture of Innovation

    Creating a Culture of Innovation

    “The reason ‘innovation’ has become such a catchphrase here in Gainesville goes beyond faculty doing research, patenting inventions and starting companies. It’s also about education, students and creating a culture,” said UF President Kent Fuchs at the annual Innovation Showcase sponsored by the UF Office of Technology Licensing.

  • Dancing For The Kids

    Dancing For The Kids

    President Kent Fuchs and Linda Fuchs with 7-year-old Nathan Ferrell at the UF Dance Marathon. UF dancers raised more than $2 million at the event, ranking second among universities nationwide. The benefit supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

  • A New Era In Jacksonville

    A New Era In Jacksonville

    “We want to be the best, and we want to join in making a positive and profound difference in the lives of students and citizens here in Jacksonville,” UF President Kent Fuchs told UF alumni and friends at a reception in Jacksonville.

  • President Fuchs at UF Faculty Senate

    President Fuchs at UF Faculty Senate

    In his first meeting with the UF Faculty Senate, President Fuchs said he wants to listen and learn from the faculty, so that he can help them reach their aspirations for the university and for their own research and scholarship.

  • UF's Commitment to Florida Agriculture

    UF's Commitment to Florida Agriculture

    Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, introduces President Fuchs at the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame banquet as Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam (left) and Hall of Fame President Reggie Brown look on.

  • Strengthening the UF-Orlando Partnership

    Strengthening the UF-Orlando Partnership

    President Fuchs and his wife Linda arrive at Full Sail University for an alumni reception capping an all-day visit to Orlando.

  • With Unity, All Things are Possible

    With Unity, All Things are Possible

    President Fuchs receives a standing ovation following his speech to at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting in January at the Santa Fe River Ranch.

  • A Bold Step for UF Health and UF

    A Bold Step for UF Health and UF

    President Fuchs talks with Dr. William Friedman, professor and chairman of neurosurgery, at January’s groundbreaking for two new UF Health hospitals.

  • Setting the Standard for Acceptance and Equality

    Setting the Standard for Acceptance and Equality

    “I want to assure you that I will continue the University of Florida’s recent tradition of leadership in opposition to discrimination, and in support of equality and fairness for the full diversity of people on our campus,” President Fuchs told members of UF’s LGBT community at the Lavender Graduation Ceremony.