South University Welcomes Dr. James Cox


South University is pleased to announce Dr. James Cox to South University as Campus President – Tampa. James brings nearly 20 years of successful campus operational experience to South University. In addition, he brings important executive-level community development experience in higher education.

James’ experience as president spans several institutions. He most recently served Fortis College for 10 years as campus president leading that campus to over 200% enrollment growth during the past decade. In addition, he has served as a regional campus president leading several campuses in the western United States. He began his academic career in strategic community development.

James earned a Doctorate in Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary and three masters degrees including a MBA degree and Masters of Management degree from Webster University.

Please join us in welcoming James to our university community.