University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
April 26, 2007
Fine Arts Center at 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order 

Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order. 

Item 1A University of Belize 

President Delaney will introduce guests from the University of Belize.

Guest List: President of the University of Belize, Dr. Lewis; Chief Education Officer for the Ministry of Education in Belize, Ms. McNabb; Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the University of Belize, Mr. Zebanah; and Board of Trustees Member for the University of Belize, Mr. Andrade 

Item 1B Continuing Education and the Coggin College of Business (CCB) 

Dr. Robert Wood, Dean, Continuing Education (CE), will present a review of CE’s most recent accomplishments, including activities and initiatives that CE has undertaken with the Coggin College, the Chamber of Commerce and Work Keys, as well as the Life Long Learning Center. 

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 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 (March 15, 2006)

Item 5B Items from the Educational Policy Committee

Item 5Bi Bachelor of Science in Sign Language (Attachment 1)

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 the Board of Trustees to add a new academic program. This request is to initiate a new undergraduate degree in Sign Language Interpreting, within the COEHS, Department of Exceptional Student and Deaf Education.

Item 5Bii Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Sciences (Attachment 1)

The termination 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 the Board of Trustees to terminate an academic program. This request is to terminate the undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences, within the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Physics.  

Item 6 Approval of Bonding for the Student Union Building (Attachment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

The purpose of this item is to approve a resolution from the Finance and Audit Committee to the Board of Trustees to authorize bonding to partially finance the new Student Union building.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the resolution to authorize bonding for the new Student Union building.


Proposed Action: ApprovalMotion and second required.  

Item 7 Approval of Bonding for Student Housing 

The purpose of this item is to approve a resolution from the Finance and Audit Committee to the Board of Trustees to authorize bonding to finance student housing.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present the resolution to authorize bonding for student housing.


Proposed Action: ApprovalMotion and second required.  

Item 8 Reports from the Educational Policy Committee

Item 8A Update on UNF’s Flagship Programs

Provost Workman will update the Board of Trustees on UNF’s flagship proposal process and provide a first-year report on the Community Nursing program.

 

Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required.

Item 9 Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee

Item 9A Theft Report

The purpose of this item is to address a request made at the January 26, 2007 Board meeting regarding theft of UNF property – where is theft covered in the budget and what past amounts have been written off.

 

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

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9B Preliminary Federal Awards Audit

The purpose of this item is for the Board to review the preliminary and tentative audit findings and recommendations for UNF’s 2005/2006 Auditor General’s Federal Awards Audit.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present the preliminary Federal Awards Audit.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9C Intercollegiate Athletic Program Audit (Attachment 1, 2, 3, 4)

The purpose of this item is to present the financial statements audit report for the Intercollegiate Athletic Program for the year ended June 30, 2006.

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present the Intercollegiate Athletic Program Exit Audit.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9D Capital Projects Quarterly Report

 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 9E Quarterly Budget Report (Attachment 1, 23)

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

 

Vice President Shuman will address the Board and present the quarterly budget report.

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 9F Treasurer’s Report

The purpose of this item is to present the current treasurer’s report.

 

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

 

Proposed Action: Review. No motion required.

Item 10 President’s Summary 

President Delaney will address the Board and provide a summary of the plenary session.

Item 11 Adjournment

 

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.