University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Academic Affairs Committee

  • Meeting
January 17, 2012
University Center at 1:00 p.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Korman will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes (October 18, 2011)

Chair Korman will seek approval of the minutes from the October 18, 2011 meeting.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 3 Open Comments

Chair Korman will offer opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agenda.

 

Open Comments: No motion required.

Item 4 2010-2011 Annual Report

Provost Workman will provide an overview of UNF’s submission of the 2010-11 BOG Annual Report and seek Board of Trustees approval. This report complies with BOG Regulation 2.002: “Each board of trustees shall prepare a multi-year work plan/report for the Board of Governors that outlines its university’s top priorities, strategic directions, and specific actions and financial plans for achieving those priorities, as well as performance expectations and outcomes on institutional and system-wide goals. The work plan/report shall reflect the university’s distinctive mission and focus on core institutional strengths within the context of State University System goals and regional and statewide needs.” 

 

Provost Workman will address the committee and present this plan.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 5 Termination of the Master of Science in Applied Sociology

The purpose of this item is to request approval to terminate the Master of Science in Applied Sociology program. This program has been suspended since 2008 and there are currently no students enrolled. Also, at a time when greater stewardship of limited resources is more important, retaining this program seems unwise. And, the history of this program does not suggest the potential of a growing market.

 

Therefore, due to the absence of a robust market of students and the lack of resources needed to remedy the shortcomings, the university is recommending that the Master of Science in Applied Sociology be terminated.

 

Provost Workman will address the committee and present this item.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 6 Report on Flagship Programs in the Brooks College of Health and the Coggin College of Business

Deans Chally and Samant will lead a discussion on the flagship programs housed in the Brooks and Coggin Colleges.  This will include a discussion of what this funding has done to build these programs and strengthen the reputation of the university.

 

Deans Chally and Samant will address the committee and present reports from their respective colleges on flagship programs.

 

Proposed Action: Report. No motion required.

Item 7 Adjournment

Chair Korman will adjourn the meeting.