UCF Reports Record $145.6M in Research Funding

UCF Reports Record $145.6M in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida set a new record in funded research in FY14, receiving $145.6 million, 30 percent more than the previous year. The funding totals reflect successful collaborations with industry, a record total for federal defense grants and continued growth in commercialization and innovation activity. “This is, of course, the trajectory […]

President Hitt: 'A Very Special Year is Ahead of Us'

UCF President John C. Hitt delivered his State of the University address Tuesday at the Student Union. Faculty Senate Chair Ida Cook and Student Government Association President Cortez Whatley also spoke to students and staff and faculty members who packed the Pegasus Ballroom. The prepared remarks for all three speeches are below. To watch a video of […]

Why Appeal Football Postseason Ban? It's the Right Thing to Do

In July, the NCAA penalized UCF for violations that occurred in our football and men’s basketball programs. We accepted all of the NCAA’s penalties except for one: we disagree that a one-year postseason football ban is warranted. Therefore, after consulting with our university’s academic and athletics leadership, I decided to appeal the one-year postseason ban for football.

It's Official! UCF Joins BIG EAST Conference

A new day has dawned for the Knights, as the University of Central Florida has accepted a much-anticipated all-sports invitation to join the BIG EAST Conference.