University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
April 16, 2009
University Center at 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Pre-Agenda

Item 1A Mr. Evan Judd, 2008 UNF Graduate 

Item 1B Trustee Newton, Honorary Alumna of UNF 

Item 1C Introductions of Mr. Lee Moon, Athletic Director, and Mr. Matthew Driscoll, Basketball Coach 

Item 1D Dr. Mark Falbo, Director, Center for Community Based Learning 

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Chair’s Report 

Chair Taylor will address the Board and present the Chair’s Report.

Item 3 President’s Report 

President Delaney will address the Board and present the President’s Report.

Item 4 Open Comments 

Chair Taylor will offer opportunity for open comments.

Item 5 Consent Agenda 

Chair Taylor will address the Board and ask for approval of the consent agenda.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 5A Approval of the Minutes (Board of Trustees Workshop, November 13, 2008Legislative Body Hearing, January 22, 2009Board of Trustees, January 22, 2009Board of Trustees, March 12, 2009

The minutes from the November 13 workshop have been amended to include a statement on the session the Board held with Dr. MacTaggart.

Item 5B Items from the Finance and Audit Committee 

Item 5Bi Approval of the Financial Aid Regulation (Attachment 1 , 2)

This regulation is being proposed in response to a Board of Governors’ request. The regulation broadly defines responsibilities for setting policy and administering financial aid.

 

The Finance and Audit Committee reviewed the financial aid regulation and is recommending approval by the full Board.

Item 5C Items from the Educational Policy Committee 

Item 5Ci Program Approval: Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling (Attachment 1 , 2)

The approval of undergraduate and master’s degree programs is vested within the authority of the University of North Florida’s Board of Trustees. In accordance with these procedures, the university is submitting its request to add a new academic program. This request is to initiate a new master’s degree in mental health counseling. This degree would be offered through the Brooks College of Health.

 

The proposed degree has been reviewed by the Faculty Association and approved by the Provost and the President. Also, the proposed degree has been reviewed by the Educational Policy Committee and is being recommended for approval by the full Board.

Item 5Cii Tenure by Reason of Appointment: Dr. Kenneth Laali, Incoming Chair, Department of Chemistry (Attachment  1 ,  2 )

The purpose of this item is to approve tenure for Dr. Kenneth Laali, incoming chair, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences.

 

This item has been reviewed by the Educational Policy Committee and is being recommended for approval by the full Board.

Item 6 Establishing and Certifying the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) as a University of North Florida Direct Service Organization (DSO)

  1. Establish and Certify MOCA as a DSO
  2. Revolving Line of Credit and Subordination Agreement 
  3. Consent Agreement and First Amendment to Bill of Sale 
  4. Delegation of Authority to Complete those Agreements Required in Establishing and Coordinating the New Direct Support Organization (DSO) 

 President Delaney will present this item.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required. 

Item 7 Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee 

Trustee Twomey will present the reports from the Finance and Audit Committee.

Item 7A Treasurer’s Report (Attachment 12)

Under this item the university will provide the Board with an overview of the treasurer’s report.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required. 

Item 7B Quarterly Budget Report (Attachment 12)

The purpose of this item is to present this quarter’s budget report.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required. 

Item 7C Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders (Attachment 12)

This item is provided as a quarterly report to the Board of Trustees and describes current progress on each project, funding sources, and any current issues including change orders. The capital projects quarterly report is being provided for review by the Board of Trustees.

 

The Board authorized the President or his designee to approve change orders in the name of the Board for pre-established amounts. Approvals are for the purpose of expediting the work in progress and are to be reported to the Board and entered into its official minutes.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required.

Item 8 Report from the Educational Policy CommitteeMeeting 

Item 8A A Review of Peer Aspirant Institutions (Attachment 12)

Provost Workman and Vice President Serwatka will share the draft list of peer aspirants that the university proposes to use in benchmarking its progress in meeting strategic planning goals. The item will include a discussion on how the list was chosen and an examination of the metrics for these universities

 

Proposed Action: Update. No motion required. 

Item 9 Adjournment 

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting. 

Follow-up 

Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling