University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Educational Policy Committee

  • Meeting
December 11, 2008
University Center at 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Hicks will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes (September 18, 2008

Chair Hicks will address the Committee and ask for approval of the September 18, 2008 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 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. 
 
Provost Mark Workman will address the Committee and present this policy.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 5 U. S. News and World Report Rankings (Attachment 1, 2, 3)

Each year, the U.S. News and World Report puts out a ranking of colleges and universities.  Reputations of universities are frequently reported based on these rankings. Often, students selecting schools that best fit their needs will also turn to these rankings. The University felt it was important that members of the Educational Policy Committee be updated on UNF’s performance in specific elements of this ranking system.

 

Ms. Shawn Brayton, Director, Academic Affairs, will address the Committee and discuss this item.

 

Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.

Item 6 Update on the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) (Attachment 1)

President Delaney will provide an update to the Committee on the University’s purchase of the MOCA.

 

President Delaney will address the Committee and present this update.

 

Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.

Item 7 Update on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Reaccreditation Process (Attachment 1)

Provost Workman will provide an update to the Committee on the SACS reaccreditation process.

 

Provost Workman will address the Committee and present this update.

 

Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.

Item 8 Report on NCAA Compliance (Attachment 1)

Vice President Owen and Ms. Michelle Bronner, Director of Compliance, will present a report on NCAA compliance.

 

Vice President Owen and Ms. Bronner will address the Committee and present this report.


Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.  

Item 9 Adjournment 

Chair Hicks will adjourn the meeting.