University of North Florida
Board of Trustees

  • Meeting
October 15, 2013
Osprey Commons, Talon Room at 1:00 p.m.

Minutes

 

Members Present

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

Members Absent

Joy Korman

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Taylor addressed those in attendance and call the plenary session to order at 1:20 p.m.

Item 2 Chair’s Report

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.

Item 3 President’s Report

President Delaney stated that he had covered everything in the day’s previous meetings.

Item 4 Open Comments

Chair Taylor addressed those in attendance and offered opportunity for comments on items on the agenda. There were not comments.

Item 5 Consent Agenda 

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.   

  • Minutes (1) June 11, 2013 Special Meeting, (2) June 11, 2013 Plenary Session, (3) June 25, 2013 Special Meeting, and (4) September 10, 2013 Special Business Meeting)
  • Approval of Amendments to a Regulation – 2.0382R Admissions Transfer Students (Undergraduate) 
  • Approval of a New Percentage Structure for the Collegiate License Plate Revenue
  • Approval of Amendments to a Regulation – 11.0030R Payment of Tuition and Fees
  • Approval of Amendments to a Regulation – 11.0010R Schedule of Tuition and Fees
  • Approval to Repeal a Regulation – 13.0010R Purchasing Program Overview
  • Approval of a New Regulation – 13.0010iR Purchasing Program
  • Approval to Repeal a Regulation – 13.0020R Purchasing – Notice and Protest Procedures
  • Approval of Amendments to a Regulation – 13.0030R Purchasing Program Bonding Requirements
  • Audit Charter for the Office of Internal Auditing
  • Audit Charter for the Finance and Audit Committee
  • Approval of the Office of Internal Auditing Audit Plan  

Item 5Di Market-Rate Tuition for the Academic Partnerships’ Contract with UNF

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.

Item 6 Listing of Reports from the Student Life and Facilities Committee

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.

Item 7 Listing of Reports from the Academic Affairs Committee

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.

Item 8 Listing of Reports from the Finance and Audit Committee

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.

Item 9 Litigation Update

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.

Item 10 Adjournment

Chair Taylor asked trustees to reschedule the upcoming January meeting and trustees agreed. Chair Taylor adjourned the plenary session at 1:40 p.m.