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
to order by Lanny Russell, in the absence of Chair, Myron Pincomb.
Mr. Russell asked for approval of the minutes from
the January 7, 2014 meeting. Motion was made to approve and passed unanimously.
No open comments at this time.
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:
Vice President Shuman addressed the Committee regarding Change Orders; progress
on each project; and presented a full and detailed report.
Discussion item - No motion
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.
Kantner, Assistant Vice President for Research and Dr. Jay Coleman, Interim
Associate Provost presented a metrics PowerPoint on faculty composition and
Meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.
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