University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Workshop
February 7, 2008
University Center at 8:30 a.m.

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Taylor will call the workshop to order.

Item 2 Chair’s Remarks 

Chair Taylor will present the Chair’s remarks.

Item 3 President’s Remarks 

President Delaney will present the President’s remarks.

Item 4 Approval of the Minutes (November 29, 2007)

Chair Taylor will ask the Board to approve the minutes from the November 29, 2007 workshop.

Item 5 A Conversation with Chancellor Mark Rosenberg (Attachment 1, 2)

Trustees will have the opportunity to hear from and converse with Dr. Mark Rosenberg, Chancellor of the State University System of Florida.


Prior to his appointment as Chancellor, Dr. Rosenberg was Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Florida International University, a post he had held since 1998. He has been a professor, center director, dean and vice provost.


Dr. Rosenberg is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. He received his doctorate in political science and a graduate certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author or co-editor of seven books and a number of scholarly articles. His latest book, United States and Central America: Geopolitical Realities and Regional Fragility is a Harvard University project co-authored with Luis Guillermo Solis of Costa Rica. It is scheduled for publication by Routledge early this year.

Item 6 Faculty Salaries (Attachment 1, 2)

The purpose of this item is to discuss faculty salaries. UNF faculty salaries will be compared to those throughout the State University System with additional comparisons being made to faculty salaries at the national level. Further discussions will address future faculty salary increases and funding for these, as well as those increases that have been given across the State University System.

Item 7 Current and Projected Budget Cuts (Attachment 1)

The purpose of this item is to discuss how the University has handled current and is preparing to handle projected budget cuts.

Item 8 Sponsored Research Projects (Attachment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

The purpose of this item is to review the policy for approval of Sponsored Research projects and to discuss projects that may have potential commercialization opportunities.

Item 9 Adjournment 


Chair Taylor will adjourn the workshop.