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Approvals for Faculty Travel

Published: Aug 16th, 2019

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

Please remind faculty in your units of the
following university approval process for travel and taking leave.

Faculty who plan to be absent from their assigned campus duties must do so with the knowledge and concurrence of their Chair/Director.  “Assigned campus duties” includes assigned classroom instruction, office hours, and other service activities as assigned.  Faculty may not cancel assigned campus duties or substitute other faculty members to perform them without the concurrence of the Chair/Director.

10- and 12-month […]

Call for Nominations, International Educator of the Year awards 2019

Published: Aug 13th, 2019

Leonardo A. Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

The UF International Center is pleased to
invite nominations for the 2019 International Educator of the Year awards.
These awards are made annually in recognition of the outstanding contributions
of faculty and staff to the internationalization of the University of Florida.
As in years past, three awards will be made:

Senior Faculty International Educator of the YearJunior Faculty International Educator of the YearStaff International Educator of the Year

Nomination Process:

Senior and Junior Faculty

Colleges are invited to submit nominations for
the Senior and Junior […]

2019-20 Pay Program

Published: Aug 8th, 2019

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

I am pleased to share information about the 2019-20 pay
program for University of Florida faculty and staff, which President Fuchs announced
earlier this summer.

This year, the University will implement a 1 percent
across-the-board recurring increase for all eligible employees and has created an
aggregate increase pool of 2 percent to be used for market and merit in amounts
that may range from zero to more than 2 percent. These increases will be
awarded based on criteria established by […]

OneStop Enrollment Services

Published: Aug 6th, 2019

Zina L. Evans, Vice President for Enrollment Management

UF Division of Enrollment Management (Registrar, Admissions and Student Financial Affairs) and the University Bursar will be providing students with one location for enrollment services beginning Monday, August 12, until Friday, August 30, in Smathers Library, Room 100.

This OneStop for student enrollment needs will offer in-person customer service for admissions processing, records & registration, tuition & fees, and financial aid in one central location for these three weeks at the start of […]

New Faculty Orientation August 16, 2019

Published: Aug 6th, 2019

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about
available resources and services, UF Human Resources will host this year’s New
Faculty Orientation on Friday, August 16.

year, we have invited close to 600 new faculty to attend New Faculty
Orientation, making this our largest-ever group of incoming faculty, thanks—in
large part—to the University of Florida’s Faculty 500 hiring initiative. In
order to accommodate the increased number of new faculty expected to attend, the
event will be held […]

An Expanded UF Employee Assistance Program

Published: Aug 1st, 2019

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce that, effective today, the
University of Florida is introducing an expanded Employee Assistance Program
(EAP) to provide our UF employees in Gainesville, throughout Florida and
worldwide, with improved access to mental health counselors as well as enhanced
worklife, financial and legal resources and services. These expanded offerings
reflect the University of Florida’s care and commitment to ensuring our growing
number of employees and their families are supported, regardless of where they

Through an agreement with […]

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Aug 1st, 2019

Amy Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

UF-3.0375 – Tuition Cost

The above Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment has been published on the University’s official website at   


Director of the Center for Latin American Studies

Published: Jul 25th, 2019

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for
Academic Affairs

I am pleased
to announce the appointment of Dr. Carlos de la Torre as Director of the Center

for Latin American Studies
effective in the Fall term. Dr. de la Torre is a veteran researcher in the
field of Latin American studies and has a substantial background in university
administration. As director, he will provide leadership to strengthen the
Center’s existing programs and spearhead innovation.

Dr. de la
Torre comes to UF from the University of Kentucky, where he served as Director
of […]

New Supplier Registration Portal for UF suppliers now live

Published: Jul 22nd, 2019

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

David W. Gruber, Associate CIO and Sr. Director, UFIT Enterprise Systems

After additional testing this spring and early summer, we are pleased to announce that the University of Florida’s Supplier Registration Portal—which is tied to the myUFL Procurement and Payables Systems—is now live. Suppliers are now able to electronically register in order to do business with UF, resulting in a more efficient and seamless registration process. Departments will be reaching out to potential suppliers via an email that will direct the supplier to […]

New Physical Security Department and Appointment of Joseph Souza as Director

Published: Jul 15th, 2019

Curtis A. Reynolds, Vice President of Business Affairs

I am pleased to announce a new department in Business Affairs
called Physical Security. This department was created to enhance campus safety
and security in relation to a campus study which was conducted 2015-2017.

In the campus safety study, the addition of a physical security department was recommended in addition to initiatives that will keep campus safe and secure. In the next five years this department will create security policies, procedures and standards for UF, which will […]