University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Educational Policy Committee

  • Meeting
May 29, 2009
University Center at 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Hicks will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes ( March 12, 2009 ) 

Chair Hicks will address the committee and ask for approval of the minutes.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 3 Open Comments 

Chair Hicks will address the committee and offer the opportunity for open comments.

 

Open Comments: No motion required. 

Item 4 Tenure (Attachment  1 ,   2  ,  3 )

The purpose of this item is to present a list of tenure nominees for university faculty. The President has reviewed these nominees and is making a recommendation for approval to the Educational Policy Committee. Upon approval, these nominees will be forwarded to the full Board for approval and then to the Florida Board of Governors.

 

Twenty nominees are being recommended based on a traditional review of their credentials and one nominee is being recommended by reason of appointment.

 

Provost Workman will address the committee and ask for approval of tenure for these nominees.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 5 Florida Educational Equity Act Report (FEEA) (Attachment  1 ,  2 )

The purpose of this item is to present the annual report addressing the requirements of the Florida Educational Equity Act (FEEA), Gender Equity in Athletics, and the Equity Accountability Program (EAP) statutes. Each state university is required to maintain an annual equity plan for appropriate representation of women and minorities in senior level administrative positions, within tenure track and non-tenure track faculty and within faculty granted tenure. In addition universities are required to monitor student participation in programs or courses where certain protected classes are underrepresented and to ensure that provisions of non-discrimination laws are adhered to and educational resources are equitably distributed.

 

This report must be approved by the university President and the university Board of Trustees and submitted to the Board of Governors, through the Office of the Chancellor, by June 30, 2009.

 

Ms. Lina Monell, Director of Equal Opportunity Programs, will address the committee and present this report.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 6 Approval of Regulations (Attachment  1 ,  2 ,  3 ,  4 ,  5 )

The purpose of this item is to present for review and approval, regulations that are current and consistent with Board of Governors (BOG) regulations and with current university practices.  The regulations are being presented for approval and adoption, in accordance with the BOG Regulation Development Procedures [Effective July 21, 2005].  

 

Vice President Serwatka will address the committee and present these regulations.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 7 Adjournment 

Chair Hicks adjourned the meeting.