University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Academic Affairs Committee

  • Meeting
January 17, 2012
University Center at 1:15 p.m.

Committee Members Present

Fred Franklin, Joy Korman (chair), Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Patrick Plumlee, Sharon Wamble-King  

Item 1 Call to Order 

With a quorum being present, the meeting was called to order. 

Item 2 Approval of Minutes 

Trustee Taylor asked for a MOTION to approve the minutes from October 18, 2011. The motion carried and the minutes were approved.   

Item 3 Open Comments - none 

Item 4 2010-11 Annual Report 

Provost Workman updated the Committee that the BOG has changed its Strategic Plan and that will require revisions to the Workplan and Annual Report moving forward.  Provost Workman is seeking approval of the Annual Report.  

  1. Data is downloaded from the Board of Governors and the format is uniform across the SUS.   
  2. Dashboards address issues that were covered in the earlier Workshop. 
  3. UNF’s Mission and Vision 
  4. UNF response to each of the (former) BOG 4 goals. 

The Annual Report is by and large scripted for us.  The new BOG strategic plan will result in a revision of the current format.    


Trustee Plumlee asked for clarification on the connection between the Report and the Workplan. Provost Workman provided an explanation of how the two were related. Trusee Korman made a motion to approve.  Motion unanimously approved.  

Item 5 Termination of the Master of Science in Applied Sociology 

The MS in Applied Sociology was established through the research interests of two department chairs and one faculty member (Jeff Will).  Will’s center is a successful initiative however the program didn’t have sufficient enrollments to continue supporting it as a graduate program.  There are other programs that provide opportunities for students interested in graduate work.   


Trustee Korman asked for a motion which was seconded.  Approval was unanimous.   

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

Deans Samant and Chally presented the achievements of their colleges’ Flagship programs. 


Chair Korman adjourned the meeting.