Proposed UF Water Institute; Faculty Launch Team Call for Nominations

Published: September 30th, 2004

Category: Memos

Winfred M. Phillips, Vice President for Research

On September 16, 2004, the University of Florida Faculty Senate endorsed the concept of a campus-wide Water Institute and recommended that a Faculty Launch Team be formed to proceed with establishment of the Institute.

Principal activities of the Launch Team will include:

* Develop a draft strategic plan for the Water Institute.

* Develop a draft business plan for the Water Institute.

* Develop a position description for a Director of the Water Institute.

* Serve as search and screen committee to conduct a search for a Director.

The Faculty Launch team will report directly to the UF Vice President for Research. A copy of the Water Institute Task Force Report can be found at

If you are interested in serving on the Faculty Launch Team, or know of a colleague who should be considered, please send an email with the name and two page NSF style curriculum vitae of the nominee to Vice President Winfred Phillips at Multiple nominations and self-nominations are appropriate.

Nominations are due by October 15, 2004.

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