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Opinion: Wisniewska leaves ‘bond that transcends her departure’

By Deni Elliott Special to The Crow’s Nest Sophia left a legacy of connection and shared governance that Interim Chancellor Martin Tadlock will carry forward and build upon Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska took St. Petersburg by storm in 2013. She left by storm as well, but I believe that I speak for many within the University […]

President defends ouster of chancellor

Gone, erased and no more; Wisniewska cut from website

The university wasted no time this week in erasing search results on its website for the former regional chancellor. In a written statement, Jessica Blais, USF St. Petersburg’s communication director, confirmed the deletion earlier this week, but did not say whether the order was given by USF system President Judy Genshaft. “As part of our […]

President defends ouster of chancellor

Reflective but emphatic, ousted chancellor says she would never jeopardize students’ safety

By Nancy McCann Confident that all students had evacuated and campus preparations for Hurricane Irma were complete, Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska left St. Petersburg on Saturday, Sept. 9, to escape the potential fury of the storm. She returned three days later to the wrath of USF system President Judy Genshaft. In a scorching letter that […]

President defends ouster of chancellor

Genshaft touts campus hurricane preparedness; doesn’t mention Wisniewska

In a video statement Tuesday, USF System President Judy Genshaft addressed the university’s preparedness for Hurricane Irma.   She praised faculty, staff and students who went to great lengths before, during and after the storm to ensure the safety and welfare of all those who sheltered on campus. There was no mention of former regional […]

President defends ouster of chancellor

Voting underway in contested SG election

The two candidates vying for the Student Government’s top spot are hoping to put an end to the contention and personal rivalries that have hampered the organization’s efforts over the past year. This week, students will decide between two competing visions for SG represented by James Scott, a current senator and former president, and Mark […]

Sailing team preps for season

The USF Sailing Team’s spring season is set to kick off the second week in February. The team qualified for the national competitions this past fall, winning fourth place in Chicago and second place in San Francisco. This season the national sailing competitions will be held in Texas. But to get there, the team has […]