UNF President – John Delaney
Academic Affairs Vice President & Provost – Mark Workman
David Jaffee has received a Fulbright Scholarship Award for next year in Hong Kong.
Mark Falbo is working on an application for Carnegie Foundation recognition for CBL.
There is an ongoing search for a Dean in the Coggin College of Business. A candidate has been offered the position who will be on campus to visit next week.
UNF has budgeted to be able to absorb the worse possible cuts. Janet Owen is a state resource in addition to being a resource for UNF.
The Provost announced the P&T outcome for this year: In 2009-2010 there were 31 tenure and/or promotion cases reviewed by the University Committee and an additional three Library promotion cases reviewed by Dr. Workman. There were two withdrawals from the Promotion and Tenure process. The recommendations are:
1/7 tied vote
Legislative Liaison Report – Janet Owen
United Faculty of Florida – Henry Thomas
UFF is focused on legislative activity and is supporting our K-12 colleagues. The legislative session is moving incredibly fast this year so anyone interested in contacting the legislature should do so quickly. UFF thinks more cuts are in store for us. Higher education budgets in Florida has been cut about 22% over the last few years, higher than any other state. There were 28 legislative bills to reduce pension benefits for faculty and retirees.
UFF will hold elections for the Sabbatical Selection Committee, the P&T Committee and Professional Development Committee next Wednesday and Thursday.
Question from Candice Carter: What is the course cost for Eluminate licenses? Response from Deb Miller: Our current license is not based on seats; rather it is based on programs and FTEs. Seat licenses are very expensive. Question from Ellie Scheirer for those in charge of the FAIR system: The faculty in the COEHS want to know: What plans are in place to adapt or alter the current software so that the processes for entering and updating faculty vitae are more user friendly?
The question will be sent to Rick Powell.
Question from Judy Solano: Is Marianne going to Hong Kong with David Jaffee or will she stay here at UNF? Marianne Jaffee will stay here.
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