University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Student Life and Facilities Committee
March 18, 2014
Osprey Commons, Talon Room at 9:15 a.m.
Carlo Fassi, Fred Franklin, Hugh Greene, Joy
Korman, Radford Lovett, Lynn Pappas,
Rakita, Lanny Russell, Bruce Taylor and Sharon Wamble-King
Oscar Munoz, Joannie Newton, Myron Pincomb
Item 1 Call to
Order and Introductions
to order by Lanny Russell, in the absence of Chair, Myron Pincomb.
Item 2 Minutes of the October 16, 2012
Mr. Russell asked for approval of the minutes from
the January 7, 2014 meeting. Motion was made to approve and passed unanimously.
Item 3 Open
No open comments at this time.
Item 4 Activity
and Service Fees, Athletic Fees, and Student Health Fees
Vice President Shuman addressed the Committee and
presented the proposed increase for the Student Athletics, Student Health, and
Student Activity and Service Fees for Fiscal Year 2014-2015. After a lengthy
discussion by the Board, regarding the recommended fees listed below, a motion
was made to approve the fees as presented. The motion passed unanimously as follows:
Fee increase $1.00;
Fee increase of $0.09;
Health Promotions increase of $.05 for 2 graduate
students to work on Healthy Osprey;
Counseling Center increase of $.10 for pay equity
among staff; and
Disability Resource Center decrease of $.06 to
appropriate level of funding.
Item 5 Capital
Projects Quarterly Report and Change Orders
Vice President Shuman addressed the Committee regarding Change Orders; progress
on each project; and presented a full and detailed report.
Discussion item - No motion
Item 6 Update
from the Retention and Graduation Committee
Dr. Jeff Coker, Dean of
Undergraduate Studies gave a PowerPoint update and progress presentation, made
by the Retention and Graduation Committee. The purpose of the Retention and
Graduation Committee is to identify why students leave UNF, and strategies to
improve and develop short and long term initiatives. Joy Korman asked for a report
on the effects of mandatory housing? It
was decided that because mandatory housing initiative is relatively new, it will
take time to see the lasting effect. It
was noted that there appears to be a change in the atmosphere of the campus due
to freshman living on campus, and has furthered
a sense of community. Gordon
Rakita made a suggestion to revitalize the Office of Enhancement and FIGS
No action required.
Item 7 Quarterly Data Report – Faculty Composition
and Funded Research
Kantner, Assistant Vice President for Research and Dr. Jay Coleman, Interim
Associate Provost presented a metrics PowerPoint on faculty composition and
No action required.
Item 8 Adjournment
Meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.