Meredith Morris-Babb Retires from University Press of Florida

After 24 years with the University Press of Florida (UPF), acquisitions editor and former director Meredith Morris-Babb will retire on October 1, 2020. Beginning her publishing career with William C. Brown Publishing and having also served as acquisitions editor at the University of Tennessee Press, Babb joined UPF in 1996 as editor-in-chief and became director … Continue reading Meredith Morris-Babb Retires from University Press of Florida

A Day on the River with UPF Staff

Today we’re joining the Association of University Presses in honoring the memory of Mark Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press, who passed away in May. This post is part of a blog tour highlighting people like Saunders whose dedication, expertise, and humanity drive the important work of scholarly publishing at university presses around the … Continue reading A Day on the River with UPF Staff

Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

We invite you to the following exciting upcoming events! . "Meet the Publisher" August 9, 1:30 PM Orlando Public Library Orange County Library System is hosting a "Meet the Publisher" event on Sunday, August 9, at the downtown Orlando Library. Our Director and AAUP President, Meredith Morris-Babb, will be there alongside other publishers to answer your questions … Continue reading Upcoming Events: “Meet the Publisher” and TEDxOrlando

AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

By Rachel Doll, advertising and direct mail manager, University Press of Florida Last month, along with four other staff members from the University Press of Florida, I traveled from sea-level Gainesville to mile-high Denver for the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The theme of this year’s meeting was “Connect, Collaborate” … Continue reading AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

Meredith Morris-Babb, director of the University Press of Florida, officially began her term as president of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) at the association’s annual meeting on June 20 in Denver, Col. Last year, Babb served as president elect alongside Barbara Kline Pope, director of National Academies Press. Established in 1937, the AAUP … Continue reading UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

University Press of Florida Acquires Seaside Publishing

3/13/2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University Press of Florida Acquires Seaside Publishing Gainesville, FL and St. Petersburg, FL—Continuing its strategic focus on publishing books with regional importance and global significance, University Press of Florida (UPF) has acquired Seaside Publishing. Capitalizing on the momentum of its recent postcards collection as well as existing cookbooks, art, and photography … Continue reading University Press of Florida Acquires Seaside Publishing