USF Sarasota-Manatee - Karen Holbrook

USF Sarasota-Manatee regional chancellor Karen Holbrook has held leadership roles at a number of universities around the country, including a pair of tenures with USF. (courtesy USFSM)
USF Sarasota-Manatee - Karen Holbrook

Karen Holbrook was named regional chancellor for University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee late last year - but she's not new to the university. She’s held a number of leadership positions with USF before. Mark Schreiner talked with her recently about the possibility of the campus gaining a residence hall but losing its separate accreditation, and why she’s returned to USF. Hear more on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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Dr. Karen Holbrook
Regional Chancellor, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
USF Sarasota-Manatee website

WUSF News article on Dr. Holbrook

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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