University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Academic Affairs Committee

  • Meeting
March 18, 2014
Osprey Commons, Room 3108 at ~10:15 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order  

Chair Korman will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes (January 7, 2014) 

Chair Korman will ask for approval of the minutes from the January 7, 2014 meeting.

 

Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required   

Item 3 Open Comments  

Chair Korman will offer opportunity for open comments concerning items on this agenda.  

Item 4 Tenure and Promotion

This item presents a list of tenure nominees for university faculty. Eighteen candidates recommended by promotion to associate professor and one candidate as an existing associate professor. In addition, 11 faculty members were promoted to full professor or university librarian.

 

Interim Provost Traynham will address the committee and present this item.


Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required  

Item 5 Florida Equity Report  

This report addresses the annual requirements of the Florida Educational Equity Act (FEEA), Gender Equity in Athletics, and the Equity Accountability Program (EAP) statutes. Each state university is required to maintain an annual equity plan for appropriate representation of women and minorities in senior level administrative positions, within tenure track and non-tenure track faculty and within faculty granted tenure. In addition, universities are required to monitor student participation in programs or courses where certain protected classes are underrepresented and to ensure that provisions of non-discrimination laws are adhered to and educational resources are equitably distributed.

 

This report was approved by President Delaney and is now being presented to the Academic Affairs Committee. Upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the report will be submitted to the Board of Governors, through the Office of the Chancellor.

 

Ms. Cheryl Gonzalez, Director of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, will address the committee and present the Florida Equity Report.

 

Proposed Action – Approval – MOTION and Second Required

Item 7 Presentation on Working Memory  

Dr. Tracy Alloway, assistant professor, Department of Psychology, will provide a presentation to the Academic Affairs Committee on Working Memory. 

 

Proposed Action – Presentation – No MOTION Required

Item 8 Adjournment  

Chair Korman will adjourn the meeting.