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Company Overview of University of Florida

Company Overview

University of Florida is an educational and research institution. The institute provides associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees in the languages, arts, sciences, engineering, media, distance education, and part time programs. University of Florida was founded in 1853 and is based in Gainesville, Florida.

219 Grinter Hall

PO Box 115500

Gainesville, FL 32611-5500

United States

Founded in 1853



Key Executives for University of Florida

Age: 70
Senior Vice President of Health Affairs
Age: 63
Senior Vice President of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dean of College of Public Health and Health Professions
Founding Chairwoman for Department of Epidemiology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

University of Florida Key Developments

Prosolia, Inc. Enters into Collaborative Research Agreement with University of Florida

Prosolia, Inc. announced that it has entered into a collaborative research agreement with University of Florida Departments of Chemistry and Pathology to develop translational science applications for health and disease using the company’s flowprobe™ technology.

University of Florida Names Board Appointments

Two weeks after Mori Hosseini stepped down from his role as chair of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed him to the University of Florida Board of Trustees. Hosseini, 60, chairman and chief executive officer of Daytona Beach has committed to a term that began on March 30, 2016 and will run through January 6, 2021. As Hosseini joins the UF board, replacing Christopher Corr, he will split his focus among a mission to propel the university in its national rankings, a push to ensure that all UF graduates find jobs and a commitment to evolve the school into a top research university in the country.

State University System Board of Governors Appoints Leonard Johnson to Board of Trustees of University of Florida

University of Florida athletic booster is the UF Board of Trustees' newest member. During a March 17 meeting, the State University System Board of Governors appointed Leonard Johnson, a Dade City resident and partner in a Tampa law firm, to a nearly five-year term that ends in January 2021. Johnson is president-elect of Gator Boosters Inc., the booster and fundraising organization for the University Athletic Association. In 2005, Johnson and his father, Hjalma Johnson, established an endowment fund at UF ‘to support scholarships and other athletic programs in the sport of football.’ Johnson's appointment follows the December appointment of Marsha D. Powers, the CEO for Tenet Healthcare Corporation's Florida Region. Johnson is a partner and attorney with the Tampa firm Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & Koche. He's affiliated with several real estate development and holdings companies and has served as a director of several banks. He also served as a trustee for Pasco-Hernando State College from 2012 to 2015.

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