Chair Taylor will call the meeting to order.
Chair Taylor will address the Board and present the Chair's report.
President Delaney will address the Board and present the President's report.
Chair Taylor will offer opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agends.
Chair Taylor will address the Board and present the consent agenda for approval. All items were reviewed by their respective committees and received a recommendation for approval by the full Board.
Proposed Action - Approval - MOTION and Second Required
The purpose of this
item is to seek approval of an effort to enhance the health of students,
faculty, staff and guests by implementing a smoke-free campus initiative. If
approved, the initiative will be effective August 2015.
The Accountability Report is prepared for the Board of Governors and focuses on the university’s performance relative to providing access to degrees, meeting Florida’s workforce needs, building world-class academic programs and research capacity, and meeting institutional and community responsibilities. The report also includes goals and metrics approved as part of the Board of Governors’ Strategic Plan.
The purpose of this item is to present amendments to the Admissions First Time in College (FTIC) regulation. The proposed amendments are necessary to reflect current eligibility requirements for admissions for first time degree-seeking freshmen.
Item 5Ciii Tenure as a Condition of Employment (
Dr. J. Mitchell Miller,
Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences and
Dr. Holly Miller
, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences)
Under tenure by reason of appointment, distinguished faculty may be granted tenure upon being employed at UNF. The candidate must receive a positive vote from the tenured faculty in his or her disciplinary department.UNF agrees to award tenure as a condition of appointment in order to be competitive in hiring these individuals. The Provost and the President also conduct a thorough review of all candidates for tenure or appointment. Under these guidelines, the administration recommends approval of tenure, by reason of appointment, for Dr. J. Mitchell Miller, Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Dr. Holly Miller, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences.
This item provides a listing of reports from the Student Life and Facilities Committee. Individual reports will be discussed as deemed appropriate by the committee chair or an individual Board member.
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 Serwatka and Dr. Jay Colemen, Interim Associate Provost, presented metrics on retention and graduation rates.
Dr. Randall Tinnin directed a performance by UNF's String Quartet.
Provost Traynham introduced Dr. Randall Tinnin, chair of the Music Flagship Program, who spoke about this item.
Dr. Randall Tinnin directed a performance by UNF's Jazz Trio.
This item provides a listing of reports from the Finance and Audit Committee. Individual reports will be discussed as deemed appropriate by the committee chair or an individual Board member.
This item provided a report for this quarter's activities in the Office of Internal Auditing.
This item provided an update and discussion regarding the evolvement of our compliance function and a new Policy and Compliance Committee.
This item provided a discussion regarding reporting of key financial indicators and what may or may not be of interest and relevance to the committee.
Item 8D Independent
Accountant’s Report on Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures, Intercollegiate
This item provided an independent accountant’s report on the financial statements for Athletics in accordance with guidelines set forward by the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
This item provided a review of this quarter's budget report.
This item provided an overview of the current treasurer's report.
Chair Taylor will ask Mr. Leonard Carson, special labor counsel to the university, to speak about this item -- via conference phone.
Chair Taylor will adjourn the plenary session.
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