STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:
The order of the committee reports
was adjusted due to the conflict of other business.
Nominations and Elections Committee – Pingying Zhang
Item #1- Nominations for the Nominations and Elections Committee
Support Services Committee – Luke
report. Next meeting to be announced.
Executive Committee- Scott Hochwald
Information Item# 2 - Creation of an Honors College should be
changed to the agenda item.
Item # 3 - Uncollectible Costs on Contracts and Grants new policy
Item # 4- Report of the DL Task Force
Item # 2 -FA 15-31: Resolution on Freshmen Housing Requirement
It was noted that the completion rate from freshmen to sophomore is higher and
the six year graduation rate, both are metrics that are used to rate the
university. Another comment was that there is just one study cited and noted
that using the metrics, the outcomes are improved when the universities admit a
more elite population of students. It was noted that this year UNF is posed to
go below 10,000 FTE. It was noted that a
strategy is in place for transfer students to be admitted. A friendly amendment
was made and accepted to include that any student who applies and has a permanent
residence in Duval, Baker, Clay, St. Johns, and Nassau to opt out of the on
campus housing. Music recruitment is underway and it was noted that this policy
would be helpful for addressing the needs students that are being recruited to
attend UNF and who live in the local area.
Another friendly amendment was made to strike the literature clause. The
language in each clause was clarified to more clearly convey the issue. The
item was approved to be on the agenda with the changes.
Academic Standards Committee – Steven
their last meeting, they asked Meghan Kuehner to review several issues; first
day of attendance proposal was discussed, and the committee will provide a
recommendation for the first day attendance requirements. The sense is that it
makes sense for faculty enter the first day of attendance rather than the last
day to avoid issues with grade input.
Item #1 FA 15-30R: Latin Honors Distinction was revised to include only
unforgiveable F’s as reason for exclusion from Latin Honors.
Item # 5- Degree Progressions and Change Major Policy is an administrative
decision and no vote is necessary. The information is provided to faculty.
Adjunct Affairs Committee – Liz Gregg
report.Budget Advisory Committee – Richard
met September 11th and elected Alan Harris as co-chair. They
reviewed items from last year including the salary comparison with CUPA data.
One committee member noted that a review has been done previously. They were
given an anonymous item that suggested that the UNF finances are in a shambles.
The next meeting is not being coordinated at this time. Campus Technology Committee – Donna Mohr
Mohr was not present. Dr. Klostermeyer said that there was no report and asked
about faculty technology grant. Dr. Rakita said there is deadline application
coming up this Friday, September 18.
Faculty Affairs Committee –- David
Hochwald said that there was no report. The committee will meet this Thursday,
9/17 at 12:15 p.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room.
Faculty Enhancement Committee – Paul
rubric was revised and included in the packet. If the grant is successful, it
will be shared with others. It was noted that the final reports are not as
complete as they need to be.
Research Council – Aisha Johnson
meet September 25th, 2 p.m. in the Library Special Collections,
Building 12, 1st Floor, and Room 1300. Strategic Planning Advisory Committee - Pali
Miller and Fen Yu will be guests for the next meeting. Paul Eason is a new
representative on the committee.
Academic Programs- Michael Bovenzi
will meet on Thursday, October 1 in the OFE/FA Conference Room.
Item #3 –FA 15-32: CCEE- Undergraduate
This item was approved to be on the agenda.
item #4-FA 15-33: COEHS-Undergraduate
This item was approved to be on the agenda.
meeting was adjourned at 1:24 p.m.
Association Meeting: Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:15 pm at the Talon Room, Ospreys
Commons, Bldg 16, 4th floor.
Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 12:15 pm OFE/FA
Conference Room, Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Room 3108
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