Carlo Fassi, Fred Franklin, Hugh Greene, Rad Lovett, Oscar Munoz, Joannie Newton, Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Gordon Rakita, Lanny Russell, Bruce Taylor, Sharon Wamble-King
Chair Taylor addressed those in attendance and call the plenary session to order at 1:20 p.m.
Chair Taylor notified trustees that, at the January 2014 meeting, new Board leadership would be selected. He asked trustees to consider who might best fill those positions.
President Delaney stated that he had covered everything in the day’s previous meetings.
Chair Taylor addressed those in attendance and offered opportunity for comments on items on the agenda. There were not comments.
Chair Taylor asked that Item 5Di (Market-Rate Tuition for the Academic Partnerships’ Contract with UNF) be pulled from the consent agenda, for further discussion. Chair Taylor then asked for a MOTION for approval of the consent agenda, with the amendment. Trustee Greene offered the MOTION and Trustee Newton seconded. The MOTION was approved as amended.
Chair Taylor stated that he pulled the market-rate tuition for the Academic Partnerships’ contract with UNF from the consent agenda so the full Board could have input. He clarified that this action was taken because tuition was being set. Chair Taylor offered opportunity for trustees to provide commentary and then asked for a MOTION for approval. A MOTION was offered and seconded. The MOTION was approved as presented.
Chair Taylor asked Trustee Pincomb to address this item.Trustee Pincomb clarified that this committee met as a whole therefore, these reports (1) capital projects quarterly report and change orders, and (2) presentation on Transformational Learning Opportunities) required no additional discussion.
Chair Taylor asked Trustee Pappas to report on this item.Trustee Pappas stated that the Academic Affairs Committee heard reports on the (1) International Business flagship program, and (2) new faculty hires. She expressed appreciation to Dr. Jeff Michelman for his presentation on the flagship program.
Chair Taylor asked Trustee Munoz to report on this item.Trustee Munoz stated that the Finance and Audit Committee heard reports on the (1) university’s direct support organizations’ audits and Form 990’s, noting that the UNF Foundation, Inc. and MOCA Jacksonville each had an unqualified opinion and no audit adjustments. The UNF Training & Services Institute, Inc. and the UNF Financing Corporation, Inc. each had an unqualified opinion and one audit adjustment. The committee also heard reports on (2) accounts receivable write-offs, (3, 4) an annual and quarterly report from the Office of Internal Auditing, (5) a quarterly report on the budget and the (6) treasurer’s report. He noted that the committee felt all reports were sufficiently discussed at the committee level.
Chair Taylor asked Vice President Stone to speak about this item.Vice President Stone reported that, twice each year, the administration planned to update trustees on any significant outstanding litigation. She reported that case against UNF regarding students with guns on campus had been dismissed in UNF’s favor and that the university had not received an opinion on the first DCA.
Chair Taylor asked trustees to reschedule the upcoming January meeting and trustees agreed. Chair Taylor adjourned the plenary session at 1:40 p.m.
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