End of an era

Dean Michael G. Perri retires after leading the college through crisis, opportunity and significant growth

Perri With students Perri chats with attendees at an ice cream social held for doctoral students at the start of the 2018 academic year.
"There are very few triple hitters left at universities anymore who are working in all three of our basic missions. Mike is the classic star of a university system, but without the ego.”
Dr. Robert G. Frank

Finding an academic home at UF

Dr. Perri 1990 Perri joined the college in 1990 as a faculty member in the department of clinical and health psychology.

Developing research talent

Leading during a crisis

A heart for Haiti

Perri in Haiti Perri with children in Gressier, Haiti, following the 2010 earthquake.
Perri With Carters Perri welcomes Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, at the opening ceremony of the UF Public Health Laboratory in Haiti in 2011.
“Ultimately, we want to make a difference in the lives of people for the better."
Dr. Michael G. Perri

Man of integrity