John A. Delaney




University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Fla.
Director since December 2004

John Delaney was appointed as the fifth president of the University of North Florida (UNF) in 2003. During his tenure at UNF, John has led unprecedented growth at the public university in Jacksonville, Fla., which currently has an enrollment of more than 16,000 students. His presidency continues a distinguished career in public service. During his two terms as mayor of Jacksonville (1995-2003), John convinced local voters to approve The Better Jacksonville Plan, a $2.2 billion improvement initiative that provided the city with new public facilities and other amenities.