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President failed to appease her fiercest critics

By Timothy Fanning When the president of the USF system abruptly removed Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska last month, no critic was fiercer than professor Raymond Arsenault. The ouster, he said, was “more like an execution than a resignation.” He slammed President Judy Genshaft’s move as a “gross overreaction” that trampled on due process, ignored senior […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography

Arsenault ‘shocked and disturbed’ by Genshaft’s handling of regional chancellor departure

By Timothy Fanning When Raymond Arsenault arrived in 1980, most of the tiny school that townspeople called “USF Bayboro” sat on 11 acres jutting out into Bayboro Harbor. The financial endowment was small, the mission unclear, the future uncertain. Over the years, however, as Arsenault became a prominent Southern historian and author, his little school […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography