Academic Council

The Academic Council at USF Sarasota-Manatee consists of the Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, the four College Deans, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services & Student Success, Faculty Senate President and Vice President, and Associate Director of Community Engagement & Faculty Affairs. The council is responsible for decision-making with regards to academics and the welfare of students and faculty.

Academic Council Minutes | Core ASA Leadership Minutes


Cihan Cobanoglu, PhD
Dean, College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership

James Curran, PhD
Interim Dean, College of Business

Sarah Fayard, M.Ed.
Associate Director of Community Engagement & Faculty Affairs

Trish Hunsader, PhD
Faculty Senate President

Terry A. Osborn, PhD
Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Richard Reich, PhD
Academic Programs Committee Representative

Jane Rose, PhD
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Mary Beth Wallace, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Engagement

G. Patricia Wilson, PhD
Interim Dean, College of Education


Dina Kathman
Executive Administrative Specialist, Academic Affairs