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Information for 2021 Fiscal Year-End Closing Period

Published: May 6th, 2021

Olga Weider, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The 2020-21 fiscal year ends on June 30, 2021, and the scheduled date
for closing the General Ledger for the 2021 fiscal year is July 14, 2021.

Each year, a schedule of fiscal-related deadlines associated with this
period is provided to help guide everyone’s efforts. This schedule, along with
accompanying resources to support year-end processes may be found at

Supplementary information has been added to this year’s schedule,
including fund groups impacted, links to resources, and downloadable calendar
reminders. […]

Finalists selected in Chief Diversity Officer search

Published: Apr 27th, 2021

Kent Fuchs, President

Four finalists have been selected as
candidates to serve as UF’s next Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to
the President. The following individuals will visit campus in May:

Lakesha Butler, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion, School of Pharmacy, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, May 4 & 5Seval Yildirim, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Development, California State University, May 6 & 7

Kauline Cipriani, Associate Dean for
Inclusive Excellence/Clinical Associate Professor, Gillings School of Global
Public Health, University of North […]

Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Provost

Published: Apr 22nd, 2021

am pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Stedman, a professor and associate chair
of the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication in the College of
Agricultural and Life Sciences, has been selected as the University of
Florida’s next dean of The Graduate School.

Stedman will assume her new role effective June 1.

The dean provides leadership in operating The Graduate School and
all centrally administered aspects of graduate education; defining and
implementing university-wide policies in graduate education; recruiting and retaining
a diverse graduate student body; and advocating for graduate education. […]

UF Leadership Development Programs – Call for Applications

Published: Apr 13th, 2021

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for 2021-2022 UF leadership development programs, including Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals (ALAP), the UF Academy, and the Managers Cohort. These highly-regarded programs will begin in the fall of 2021 and run through May 2022. Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2021. Because leadership development is essential to the effective management of a university, I hope you will encourage individuals from your […]

UF Administrative Memo resend: Dean, Graduate School and Associate Provost

Published: Apr 8th, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

Three finalists have been selected for
the role of Dean, Graduate School and Associate Provost.

Each candidate’s schedule includes
an open forum presentation and Q&A.

staff, students and stakeholders are invited to attend. The dates and times are
listed below.

Thursday, April 8

Dr. David Mazyck, Professor, Environmental Engineering and Director, Electronic Delivery of Gator Engineering
(EDGE), University of Florida

Presentation and Q&A with
Campus Community

11:00 a.m. – Noon Via Zoom:

Q&A with Graduate Students

3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Via Zoom:

Friday, April […]

Vice President/Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at UF Health

Published: Apr 5th, 2021

David R. Nelson, M.D., Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, UF & President, UF Health

Terra DuBois, UF Chief Compliance, Ethics, and Privacy Officer

We are pleased to announce that Robert (“Bob”) Michalski has
been named Vice President/Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at UF Health. Bob,
former vice president and chief compliance officer at Baylor Scott & White
Health in Dallas, began his new role on April 5, 2021.

As an integral part of UF’s enterprise-wide compliance
program, Bob’s responsibilities will include ensuring UF Health and its related
entities […]

Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS)

Published: Mar 31st, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

Each year the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS)
honors University of Florida’s exceptional teaching and scholarship
accomplishments by inducting into its membership faculty members who have
demonstrated sustained innovation and commitment in both areas. Please join me
in welcoming the 2021-2022 inductees:

Fichtman Dana, Professor, School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education

Greg Stitt, Associate
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Herbert Wertheim
College of Engineering

These teacher-scholars were selected based on portfolio
submissions that provided strong evidence of the […]

Proposed 2021-2022 Fringe Benefit Pool Rates

Published: Mar 31st, 2021

Olga N. Weider, Interim Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The University has calculated the new proposed pooled fringe
rates for fiscal year 2021-2022 and has submitted them to the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services.  Although
we do not expect any objections, the proposed rates are subject to DHHS
approval and should be used with that understanding in your planning for fiscal
year 2021-2022.  The rates, when approved,
will be effective July 1, 2021.

The pooled rates include the following employer-paid costs of
taxes and benefits:

FICA OASDI (Social Security)

FICA […]

Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates – FY 2021-2022

Published: Mar 31st, 2021

Olga N. Weider, Interim Assistant Vice President and University Controller

A Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 can be accessed on the Payroll Services, Finance and Accounting website at:

The schedule includes Time and Labor
deadlines as well as the Human Resource office’s deadlines to assure that all
supporting documents are received in time for approval for the next payday.

If you have questions you may contact Payroll
Services at
or (352) 392-1231.

Doctoral Dissertation/Mentoring Award Winners

Published: Mar 15th, 2021

Dr. Henry Frierson, Associate Vice President and Dean

The life of the university is greatly
enhanced by the quality of our doctoral students, and they take their direction
from our many outstanding faculty members. 
In an effort to continue to promote doctoral studies and to recognize
excellence in doctoral student mentoring by our faculty, awards are given each
year to at least five faculty doctoral advisors selected on a competitive
basis.  The Doctoral Dissertation
Advisor/Mentoring Award winners for the 2020-2021 competition are:

Linda Hon


of Public Relations

Tina Smith-Bonahue


of Special Education, School Psychology […]