Office of the Regional Chancellor
Christian Hardigree, J.D., Regional Chancellor: The Regional Chancellor is the chief executive officer of USF's St. Petersburg campus and the Office of the Regional Chancellor has the all-encompassing goal of ensuring the overall excellence of the university. Regional vice chancellors, associate vice chancellors, deans and directors comprise the Regional Chancellor’s Leadership Team.
The Campus Board on the USF St. Petersburg campus is responsible for the review and approval of the operating plan and budget, legislative budget request and for entering into central services contracts with the USF Board of Trustees for any services that cannot be provided more economically at the local level.
Deni Elliott, Ed.D., Interim Regional Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Vice Provost for the USF St. Petersburg campus
Patricia Helton, Ph. D., Regional Vice Chancellor of Student Success for the USF St. Petersburg campus / Jacob Diaz, Ed.D., Regional Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success & Dean of Students at the USF St. Petersburg campus / Laura Zuppo, Regional Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success – Enrollment & Transitions at the USF St. Petersburg campus
Administrative and Financial Services
David Everingham, Regional Vice Chancellor for the USF St. Petersburg campus
Diversity & Inclusion
Michelle Madden, Ed.D., Campus Diversity Officer at the USF St. Petersburg campus: In this role, Dr. Madden uses quantitative, qualitative, and interpersonally collected data to plan, guide, and advise the Regional Chancellor and other campus leaders on diversity, equity, inclusion matters.
Kate Waechter, Director of Development