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Teacher/Scholar of the Year 2020-2021 and information about the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards

Published: Sep 15th, 2020

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

Colleges are
invited to submit nominations for the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award for
2020-2021.  Originating in 1960, this is the University of Florida’s most
prestigious and oldest faculty award. 

It offers an
honorarium of $6,000 in addition to other appropriate recognition, such as the
automatic induction to UF’s Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars
(ADTS). 

Current
faculty members of the University are eligible for consideration for this
significant award.  The selected faculty member will receive in addition
an SEC Academic Consortium Faculty Achievement Award […]

Superior Accomplishment Awards Program Nomination Period

Published: Sep 14th, 2020

Jodi Gentry, Vice
President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce a call
for nominations for the University of Florida’s Superior Accomplishment Awards
program.  The purpose of the program, now
in its 32nd year, is to recognize Academic Personnel; Technical,
Executive, Administrative, Managerial and Support (TEAMS) staff; and University
Support Personnel System (USPS) staff who have contributed outstanding service
in their fields during the academic year of August 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020.

Please don’t miss this chance to
recognize those among us who make the extra effort to contribute.  […]

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Sep 1st, 2020

Amy Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

UF-1.017 – Separation
from Employment Layoff and Furlough

The
above Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment has been published on the
University’s official website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.
  

Thank
you.

Homecoming 2020 Holiday

Published: Aug 27th, 2020

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

Because of COVID-19, all face-to-face events scheduled on Homecoming Friday, October 2, 2020, including the Homecoming parade, have been cancelled or will be held virtually at a later date.  In support of a recommendation from our UF Faculty Senate, the Friday, October 2,

holiday will revert to a
work and instructional class day.  December 24 will be considered an official holiday
in its stead.  

This shift from October 2 to December 24 will provide benefits of regaining one of the instructional […]

New Faculty Orientation

Published: Aug 20th, 2020

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

To welcome new faculty to
the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and
services, UF Human Resources has partnered with the Center for Teaching
Excellence to create an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via
Canvas. Last week, more than 400 faculty new to the University were invited to
complete orientation online.

The orientation site, which will be available as a resource
for faculty now and as new faculty are hired throughout the academic year, […]

Political campaign activity

Published: Aug 18th, 2020

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources, Amy Hass, Vice President and General Counsel, Mark Kaplan, Vice President for Government and Community Relations

The University of
Florida is committed to the principles of free expression, including the
exchange of political viewpoints and ideas.

As Election Day
approaches, this is a reminder that UF is prohibited from participating in any
political campaign or providing anything of value to support or oppose a
candidate for public office or a ballot initiative. This prohibition includes
using UF funds, facilities, personnel, email […]

Call for Nominations – International Educator of the Year Awards 2020

Published: Aug 13th, 2020

Leonardo A. Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

At no time in recent memory has
international education been more important, nor have the challenges to it
seemed as daunting.  As the current global
pandemic underscores the crucial value of international collaboration and
exchange among universities, the UF International Center is pleased to again invite
nominations for the 2020 International Educator of the Year awards.

These awards are made annually in
recognition of the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff to international
education at the University of Florida. As in years past, […]

Notice of Change to Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Aug 11th, 2020

UF-4.040 – Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code

The above Notice of Change to Proposed Regulation Amendment has
been published on the University’s official website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.    

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Aug 1st, 2020

Amy Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

UF-1.0101 – Research Integrity

UF-3.0375 – Tuition Cost

UF-4.040 – Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code

The
above Notices of Proposed Regulation Amendments have been

published
on the University’s official website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.
  

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Published: Jul 31st, 2020

W. Kent Fuchs, President

Dear Colleagues,

I am very pleased to announce today that Chris Cowen,
managing director and co-head of the higher education finance group with Bank of
America Merrill Lynch in San Francisco, will be joining the University of
Florida as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cowen will be
on campus in his new role at UF this fall.

As CFO, Mr. Cowen will develop, evaluate and
communicate short- and long-term fiscal strategies that align with established
university goals. He will provide financial […]