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Excellent universities have well-defined missions, high quality faculty and staff, a focused vision and a strategic view of the future. UT is no exception to this fact, having a strong institution-wide planning process.

The Office for Operations and Planning, in conjunction with the Office of the President, coordinates all institutional planning processes, as well as the University-wide Planning and Budgeting Committee. This committee is comprised of the University's senior staff, university deans and faculty leadership. The committee works in conjunction with the University Board of Trustees' Planning Committee to analyze institutional and market data, monitor progress and chart the University's future course.

The 2019-2020 Members of the Planning and Budgeting Committee are:
  • Ronald L.Vaughn, Ph.D., President of the University and Committee Chair
  • Gary Christiansen, Managing Director, Enterprise Solutions, Information Technology and Security
  • Tammy Clark, B.A, B.S., CISSP, CISM, CISA, PMP, CRISC, PCIP, ITIL, ISO/IEC 27001, Chief Information Security Officer
  • Linda Devine, Ph.D., Vice President for Operations and Planning
  • Larry Marfise, M.S., M.A., Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Intramurals
  • Dennis Nostrand, M.S., Vice President for Enrollment
  • Donna Popovich, BLS, Executive Director of Human Resources
  • Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Student Affairs
  • David Stern, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Keith Todd, M.Ed., Vice President, Development and University Relations
  • Kevin Lafferty, B.A., M.S., CPA, Vice President for Administration and Finance
  • C. Jay Pendleton, Ph.D., Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Services
  • Jack Geller, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education
  • Frank Ghannadian, Ph.D., Dean of the Sykes College of Business
  • Paul Greenwood, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Natural Health Sciences; Professor of Biology
  • David Gudelunas, Dean of the College of Arts and Letters; Professor of Communication
  • Eric Vlahov, Ph.D., President of the Faculty Senate, Professor, Health Sciences and Human Performance
  • Kevin Fridy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Christopher Boulton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Communication
  • Kimberly Morris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Health Sciences and Human Performance
  • Jennifer Burton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Marketing 
  • Steven Carroll, MBA, Managing Director, Information Technology and Security
  • Adam Rice, MBA, Director, Administration and Finance
  • Steve RiCharde, Ph.D., Assistant Provost

Office for Operations and Planning
The University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd, Box B
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
Telephone: (813) 253-6203