University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Student Life and Facilities Committee

  • Meeting
October 15, 2013
Osprey Commons, Talon Room at 10:45 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Pincomb will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes (June 11, 2013)

Chair Pincomb will ask for approval of the minutes from the June 11, 2013 meeting.

 

Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required

Item 3 Open Comments

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

Item 4 Fall 2013 Quarterly Data Report - Fall Enrollments and Student Profile

In the continued effort to keep trustees apprised of current metrics and trends within the university, Mr. John Yancey, director of Admissions will present a progress brief on current fall enrollments and the profile for this year’s first-time-in-college students.

Item 5 Capital Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders 

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. 

 

Vice President Shuman will address the committee and present this item.

Item 6 Presentation on Transformational Learning Opportunities

Provost Traynham will introduce two current students, Mr. Brandon Little and Ms. Sakwabo Williams, and ask them to speak about their experiences with Transformational Learning Opportunities. 

 

Brandon is a senior majoring in Transportation and Logistics. He has participated in three internships, all secured through various UNF Career Days. These internships include working as a logistics analyst at Crowley Maritime Corporation, distribution operations at the Target Distribution Center in Lake City, and Arizona Chemical where he was tapped to build a rate-optimization tool. 

 

Sakwabo is an International Business major and worked with Commercial Services in Paris. She spent 12 weeks in Paris promoting U.S. companies to other countries and participating in various trade shows, including the largest food trade show in the world.

Item 7 Adjournment

Chair Pincomb will adjourn the meeting.