Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order.
Chair Taylor will address the Board and present the Chair’s Report.
President Delaney will address the Board and present the President’s Report.
Chair Taylor will offer opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agenda.
Chair Taylor will address the Board and ask for approval of the consent agenda.
Proposed Action:Approval. Motion and second required.
The purpose of this item is to present, for approval, a newly proposed employee debt collection regulation. This regulation establishes procedures whereby the university may collect on delinquent debts owed to the university by university employees, excluding educational loans.
The regulation was developed with oversight from Administration and Finance.
The purpose of this item is to conduct the annual review of, and re-ratification of the charter for the Office of Internal Auditing. This annual review is consistent with the Institute of Internal Auditors’ guidelines.
The purpose of this item is to provide the annual review of and re-ratification of the current charter for the Finance and Audit Committee. This annual item is consistent with the Institute of Internal Auditors’ guidelines.
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.”
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.
The purpose of this item is to seek approval from the Board to name the University Center.
The purpose of this item is to seek approval from the Board to name UNF Hall.
The purpose of this item is to present to the Board of Trustees amendments to the Student Conduct Code. Significant changes are:
This regulation has followed the standard university promulgation process and is being presented to the Board of Trustees for review and approval.
The purpose of this item is to present amendments to the parking permit fees, styles, display requirements, replacements and refunds regulation. Significant amendments are:
The purpose of this item is to present the proposed increase for the student athletics, health and activity and service fees for 2012‑2013. These fees were recommended by a committee of students, faculty and staff, and endorsed by the President.
The purpose of this item is to present the transportation access fee for 2012-2013. The students requested a new shuttle route to the Town Center. Based on the number of hours the shuttle would run, the cost would increase the per credit hour fee by $0.23 or a total fee of $4.08.
The transportation access fee increase for 2012-2013 was proposed by a university-wide committee and endorsed by the President, and is being presented to the Student Life and Facilities Committee for review and approval.
The purpose of this item is to present the parking permit and citation rates for 2012-2013.-2013. Proposed changes are:
Given that current permit and citation rates can cover current debt service requirements and the overall operational costs of the parking program, increases to permit and citation rates are not recommended for 2012-2013.
A recommendation is being made to combine the two permit categories “Designated” and “First Floor Garages” into one permit called “Faculty/Staff” and to sell this permit at a 1.6:1 ratio at a rate of $250.
The parking permit and citation rates for 2012-2013 was proposed by a university-wide committee and endorsed by the President, and is being presented to the Student Life and Facilities Committee for review and approval.
The purpose of this item is to present, for approval, a modification of the UNF wetland mitigation. On January 18, 2011, the Board approved a memorandum of agreement with the St. Johns River Water Management District that identified wetland mitigation areas on campus and restricted those areas for conservation. The construction of the northeast connector road will impact wetlands on campus, and an additional mitigation area is required by the Water Management District. The university and the district have identified an approximately 9-acre mitigation parcel as shown on the attachment. To accomplish the additional mitigation, an amendment to the memorandum of agreement is required. The form of the amendment has been approved by the Office of the General Counsel.
This item provides a listing of reports discussed at the committee meeting. Individual reports will be discussed as deemed appropriate by the committee chair or an individual Board member.
The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Trustees with a summary (findings and management’s responses) of the operational audit for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.
The purpose of this item is to provide the Board of Trustees with an independent accountant’s report on the financial statements for Athletics in accordance with guidelines set forward by the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
This item is in response to the Board of Governors’ requirement that the Board of Trustees review the university’s direct service organizations federal Internal Revenue Service Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax form (Form 990).
The purpose of this item is to present a report to the Board of Trustees for this quarter’s activities in the Office of Internal Auditing.
This item provides a review of this quarter’s budget report.
This item provides for review an overview of the annual treasurer’s report for year ending September 30, 2011.
This item provides a listing of reports from the Academic Affairs Committee. Individual reports will be discussed as deemed appropriate by the committee chair or an individual Board member.
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 reputation of the university.
This item provides a listing of reports from the Student Life and Facilities Committee. Individual reports will be discussed as deemed appropriate by the committee chair or an individual Board member.
This item is provided as a quarterly report to the Board of Trustees and describes current progress on each project, funding sources, and any current issues, including change orders.
The Board authorized the President or his designee to approve change orders in the name of the Board for pre-established amounts. Approvals are for the purpose of expediting the work in progress and are to be reported to the Board and entered into its official minutes.
Rick Roberts, director of Career Services, and three students (Tommy Lee, Loren Ellis and Torey McCleskey) will discuss the mission of UNF’s Career Services.
Chair Taylor will present the following report to the Board of Trustees.
President Delaney and Vice President Serwatka will update the Board on WJCT and OneJax.
Chair Taylor will present the following action items to the Board of Trustees.
The administration notified the Board of Trustees at their October 2011 meeting that the university submitted a notice to the Board of Governors that we may forward a request for a new 5 percent academic enhancement fee. This notice was sent to the Board of Governors as a place holder while we consider how this fee might be structured to advance our educational agenda.
The detailed proposal for the new fee is now being brought to the Board of Trustees for consideration.
Provost Workman will address the Board and present this item.
Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.
As stated in the Board of Trustees bylaws, a chair and vice-chair shall be elected by the Board of Trustees at its first regular meeting of the year and shall serve for a two-year term, to begin immediately upon selection.
President Delaney will address the Board and present this item.
Proposed Action: Approval. Nomination and vote for each officer required.
President Delaney will present the UNF Presidential Medallion for Outstanding Service to Joannie W. Newton for her untiring years of service and support of the University of North Florida.
Chair Taylor will adjourn the meeting.
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