University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
May 27, 2010
University Center at 10:30 a.m.

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 Open Comments 

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

Item 4 Review and Approval of the 2010 University Workplan (Attachment 1, 2)

The Board of Governors (BOG) has specified that “Each board of trustees shall prepare a multi-year workplan/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 systemwide goals.  The workplan/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 present the UNF workplan for BOT consideration and approval.    


Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 5 Approval of Tuition and the Differential Fee (Attachment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

This purpose of this item is to discuss tuition and the differential fee. The State Legislature approved an 8% increase in in-state undergraduate tuition.  Universities also have discretion to increase the undergraduate tuition differential by up to 7%.  In addition, universities may increase in-state graduate tuition and out-of-state fees by up to 15%. 

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


Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 6 Approval of the Academic Enhancement Fee (Attachment 1, 2

The dollars raised from an academic enhancement fee will support academic advising to improve student retention and graduation rates, provide greater access to course offerings through an expansion of distance learning, adding more sections to the schedules, and improved student programming. We will also use a portion of these funds for student financial support including support for participating in TLOs, need-based aid, and support systems for need-based students to help defray the impact on lower income students.


President Delaney will present the request for an Academic Enhancement Fee to the BOT for consideration and approval.    


Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 7 Adjournment 

Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.