University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
October 21, 2014
Osprey Commons, Talon Room at 8:30 a.m.
Hugh Greene, Rad
Lovett, Lynn Pappas, Myron Pincomb, Chip Klostermeyer, Lanny Russell, Joseph
Turner, Sharon Wamble-King
Fred Franklin, Joy
Korman, Oscar Munoz, Joannie Newton, Bruce Taylor
(Immediate Past President, UNF Faculty Association)
Item 1 Call to
Greene documented a quorum and called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Item 2 Open
Greene offered opportunity for comments to those in attendance, regarding items
on this agenda. No comments were made.
Item 3 Presidential
Greene reminded the Board that the purpose of this meeting was (1) to hear from
trustees about President Delaney’s performance for the 2013-2014 academic year,
(2) to decide on performance compensation, as specified in the President’s
contract, and (3) to review President Delaney’s compensation and make a
recommendation on compensation, as deemed appropriate by the Board.
members stated that the university was on the right track, showing a great deal
of success. They provided positive remarks about the President’s self-report,
noting that it presented a clear picture of the university. Trustees were very
positive about President Delaney’s accomplishments, noting that he kept a good
perspective in the role and for the university. They noted that one of President
Delaney’s most outstanding characteristics was his awareness and understanding
of the political environment, showing both humility and presence.
its thorough review of President Delaney’s performance, it was noted that he
enjoys very strong relationships with faculty and students and is very
accessible to both constituent groups. He also enjoys an exceptional community
presence and reputation. The Board encouraged President Delaney to continue to
build on these strengths by seeking ongoing input from the academic leadership,
as well as continuing to provide leadership in moving the needle on the BOG’s
discussed the use of goals in upcoming years and concluded by stating that
President Delaney was doing an outstanding job, excelling with the Jacksonville
MOTION was made by Trustee Lovett to award the maximum performance compensation
allowable under President Delaney’s contract. Trustee Pappas seconded the
MOTION. The MOTION was approved by acclimation.
Board then moved to a discussion of President Delaney’s contract. Trustee
Russell made a MOTION to provide President Delaney with a 2 percent
cost-of-living base pay increase, effective immediately. Trustee Lovett
seconded. During discussion of the motion, the Board noted that President
Delaney’s base salary would be further adjusted in January 2015 to include an
increase, if any, in IRS pension limits, as specified in his contract. The
MOTION was carried as presented.
Item 3 Adjournment
adjourned the meeting.