University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
October 16, 2012
University Center at 2:15 p.m.
Fred Franklin, Hugh Greene, Joy Korman, Rad Lovett, Oscar Munoz, Lynn Pappas, Patrick Plumlee, Lanny Russell, Sharon Wamble-King
Joannie Newton, Myron Pincomb, Bruce Taylor
Item 1 Call to Order
Chair Greene documented a quorum and called the meeting to order at 1:15 p.m.
Item 2 Chair’s Report
Chair Greene recognized Trustee Plumlee as an outgoing trustee and thanked him for his valued service on the Board.
Trustee Plumlee responded that the faculty appreciated the Board of Trustees. He mentioned that he hoped all were aware of how many people in the community were out working and supporting the university, even without a formal relationship. Trustee Plumlee stated that he hoped he had sufficiently served his constituents and his fellow trustees. He stated that he had enjoyed the opportunity.
President Delaney, on behalf of Chair Greene, recognized Trustee Matthew Brockelman as an outgoing trustee. President Delaney stated that Matt had served with a maturity, class and grace. President Delaney also acknowledged Matt’s contributions to the Board and to the university as a whole, recognizing Matt’s great leadership skills.
Matt accepted his acknowledgment, stating it had truly been an honor to serve on the UNF Board of Trustees.
Item 3 President’ Report
Chair Greene asked President to present his report.
President Delaney stated that trustees would be receiving a self-evaluation on the subject of his performance for the past year. He mentioned that the Governor had asked him to serve on a blue ribbon task force on education, and this would be an opportunity to champion education with the legislature and the Governor. President Delaney mentioned that education in Florida was funded 20 to 30 percent below the national average and total spending was also far below the national average.
Item 4 Open Comments
Chair Greene offered opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agenda. There were no open comments.
Item 5 Consent Agenda
Chair Greene asked committee chairs to report on action items from their respective committees. The chairs reported that all items had been vetted and approved for full Board consideration.
Chair Greene asked for a MOTION for approval of the consent agenda. A MOTION was provided and seconded. The consent agenda was approved as presented.
Item 6 UNF Budget for 2012-2013
Chair Greene asked Trustee Munoz to report on the Finance and Audit Committee’s (FAC) discussion on the budget.
Trustee Munoz reported that the UNF budget for 2012-2013 had been presented at a budget workshop in May, and again at today’s FAC meeting. He stated that the committee recommended approval by the full Board.
Chair Greene asked for a MOTION for approval of the UNF budget for 2012-2013. A MOTION was offered and seconded. The budget was approved as presented.
Items 7, 8 and 9 A Listing of Reports from the Academic Affairs Committee, A Listing of Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee and a Listing of Reports from the Student Life and Facilities Committee
Chair Greene asked if any trustee(s) wished to discuss any individual reports from any of the committees. No reports were mentioned.
These items are for information only. No additional action is required.
Item 10 Adjournment
Chair Greene mentioned that the administration was leaving to attend the Board of Governors meeting later in the evening. He thanked them for their efforts and adjourned the meeting at 1:34 p.m.