University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
January 26, 2007
University Center at 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order.

Item 1A Faculty-Mentored Research (Dr. Sharon Cobb and Aubyn Williams) 

Dr. Sharon Cobb and Aubyn Williams will speak about their publication, “Affordable Housing and Competition for Land: Searching for Sites at the Beach."

Item 2 Chair's Report  

Chair Taylor will address the Board and offer opportunity for open comments.

Item 3 President’s Report 

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

Item 4 Open Comments 

Chair Taylor will address those in attendance and 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 26, 2006)

Item 5B Bylaws, Revisions, Including Response to SACS Criteria and the Board’s Request to Incorporate Positions on Board Ethics

The purpose of this item is to present proposed changes to the Board of Trustees bylaws, in preparation for the University’s SACS visit in 2009.

 

This item was approved by the Finance and Audit Committee and the Educational Policy Committee at their December 2006 meetings.

Item 5C Items from the Finance and Audit Committee

Item 5Ci Athletics, Health and Activity and Service Fees

The purpose of this item is to present the proposed increase for the student athletics, health, and activity and service fees for 2007-2008.

 

This item was approved by the Finance and Audit Committee at their December 2006 meeting.

Item 5Cii Parking Fee Options and Rate Schedule 

The purpose of this item is to present the proposed parking fee rate schedule for 2007-2008. 

 

This item was approved by the Finance and Audit Committee at their December 2006 meeting. 

Item 5Ciii Transportation Access Fee

The purpose of this item is to present to the Board for approval the transportation access fee for 2007-2008.

 

This item was approved by the Finance and Audit Committee at their December 2006 meeting.

Item 5Civ Delegation of Authority 

This item is being presented in preparation for the University’s SACS visit in 2009, and seeks reaffirmation of specific delegations of authority to the President from the Board of Trustees. 

 

This item was approved by the Finance and Audit Committee at their December 2006 meeting.

Item 6 Reports from the Educational Policy Committee

Item 6A Academic Quality

Provost Mark Workman will address the Board and speak about how UNF assesses academic quality. 

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 7 Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee

Item 7A Quarterly Budget Report

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

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present this quarter’s budget report.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 7B Treasurer’s Report 

The purpose of this item is to present the current treasurer’s report, as of October 30, 2006.

 

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

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 8 Funding for AOL

The purpose of this item is to discuss the transfer of $3.1 million from reserves to pay for rental, utilities, operating expenses and renovations as the University moves operations to the AOL building.

 

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

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 9 Capital Project Financing Activity

 The purpose of this item is to update the Board on activities related to financing for the student union, housing and parking.

 

Vice President Shuman will discuss bringing forward a debt policy and a bond resolution.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 10 Capital Projects Update

The purpose of this item is to present the quarterly update on UNF’s capital projects.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present the capital projects update.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 11 Governmental Affairs Update

The purpose of this item is to present a Governmental Affairs update to the Board of Trustees.

 

Vice President Owen will address the Board and present the Governmental Affairs update.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 12 President’s Summary

Item 13 Adjournment 

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.