University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
January 22, 2009
University Center at 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Pre-Agenda

Item 1 Recognition of Coach Dusty Rhodes 

Chair Taylor will recognize UNF’s Baseball Coach, Dusty Rhodes, for being voted in as a member of the Coaches Hall of Fame. Coach Rhodes is the first UNF coach to receive this honor.

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 (October 2, 2008

Item 5B Items from the Finance and Audit Committee 

Item 5Bi Athletics, Health and Activity and Service Fees (Attachment 1, 2)

This item includes the proposed increase for the student athletics, health and activity and service fees for 2009-2010. These fees were recommended by a committee of students, faculty and staff, and endorsed by the President.

 

The Finance and Audit Committee reviewed the athletics, health and activity and service fees and is recommending approval by the full Board.

Item 5Bii Parking Rate Schedule (Attachment 1, 2)

This item includes the proposed parking rate schedule for 2009-2010. These recommendations were proposed by a university-wide committee and are endorsed by the President.

 

The Finance and Audit Committee reviewed the parking rate schedule and is recommending approval by the full Board.

Item 5Biii Revisions to the Investment Policy (Attachment 1, 2)

The administration recommends a set of revisions to UNF’s existing investment policy. The purpose of these revisions is to provide more flexibility and diversification without increasing risk. We have also added a new benchmark assessing results.

 

The Finance and Audit Committee reviewed the revisions to the investment policy and is recommending approval by the full Board.

Item 5C Items from the Educational Policy Committee 

Item 5Ci Policy on Program Termination (Attachment 1, 2)

Pursuant to the Board of Governors regulation 6C-8.012 Academic Program Termination, the university is required to develop and publish clearly defined guidelines and formal process to terminate a degree/major program.

 

The policy on program termination has been reviewed by the Educational Policy and is being recommended for approval by the full Board.

Item 6 Discussions on the Proposal for the Purchase of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) (Attachment 1)

President Delaney will discuss the current status of the proposed university’s purchase of MOCA.

 

Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.

Item 7 Proposal for a Settlement of the Case Regarding Granger and the UNF Science and Engineering Building (Attachment 1)

Depending on the status of negotiations, Associate Counsel Wrenn will discuss a proposed settlement which would allow the university to remediate the construction deficiencies in the science and engineering building.


Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.   

Item 8 Review of the State of Florida Auditor General’s Report on UNF’s Financial Audit for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2008 (Attachment 1, 2)

This item provides a review of the findings and recommendations from the State of Florida’s Auditor General for UNF’s financial audit for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present this report.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9 Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee 

Item 9A Review of the Follow-up on the State of Florida Auditor General’s Report on UNF’s Operational Audit for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2008 (Attachment 1, 2)

The purpose of this item is to provide a review to the Board of Trustees on the action UNF has taken in response to the Auditor General’s Operational Audit.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present this report.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9B Treasurer’s Report (Attachment 1, 2)

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

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present the treasurer’s report.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required.

Item 9C Quarterly Budget Report (Attachment 1, 2)

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

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present this report.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required.

Item 9D Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders (Attachment 1, 2)

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.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present this item.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required.

Item 10 Report from the Educational Policy CommitteeMeeting 

Item 10A Update on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Reaccreditation Process (Attachment 1)

Provost Workman will provide an update the Board of Trustees on the SACS reaccreditation process.

 

Proposed Action: Update. No motion required.

Item 11 Adjournment 

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.