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UF vice president for business affairs Curtis Reynolds departing for Baylor University

Published: Nov 29th, 2023

Ben Sasse, President

After 13 years at the University of Florida, vice president for business affairs Curtis Reynolds will step down to accept a new role as vice president for business and finance and chief financial officer at Baylor University. He will begin his new position on March 1. 

“We are tremendously grateful for Curtis’ commitment and service to Gator Nation,” UF President Ben Sasse said. “Curtis brought his talents to UF during a time of unprecedented growth and, although it’s bittersweet, we’re excited […]

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment and Amended Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

Published: Nov 6th, 2023

Amy Meyers Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

UF-3.020 – Procurement

UF-4.040 – Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code

Amended Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment

UF-7.010 – Faculty Evaluation

The above Notices of Proposed Regulation Amendments and Amended Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendment have been published on the University’s official website at    

Thank you.

Pepsi Contract Reminder

Published: Oct 27th, 2023

Curtis A. Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs

Each year, we take the opportunity to remind personnel at University of Florida properties that Pepsi has the exclusive beverage and pouring rights contract at UF. In accordance with the contract, only Pepsi products (including soft drinks, juices, iced tea, energy drinks, chilled coffee drinks, Aquafina and Propel bottled water, and Gatorade) may be served on university properties in Alachua, Duval, and Palm Beach Counties, including the University Athletic Association, UF Foundation, UF Health Shands, […]

Shakira Henderson named dean of the UF College of Nursing

Published: Oct 26th, 2023

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Shakira Henderson Ph.D., D.N.P., M.S., M.P.H., EMBA, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, as dean of the University of Florida College of Nursing. She will begin her new role on Jan. 29. Dr. Henderson has a distinguished record of leadership that spans healthcare operations and academia. She is the ideal choice to lead the college as the profession and education of nursing continue to transform. Dr. Henderson will also serve as the associate vice president for nursing […]

Assistant Vice President, UF Planning, Design and Construction

Published: Oct 17th, 2023

David Kratzer, Senior Vice President for Construction, Facilities and Auxiliaries

It is a pleasure to share that our colleague, Cydney McGlothlin, has been named as the Assistant Vice President for Planning, Design and Construction at the University of Florida.  Cydney is a licensed architect whose experience spans work in both the public and private sectors.  Cydney has been with the University of Florida since 2003 and most recently served as the University Architect. 

Cydney has worked to bring many of UF’s most important construction […]

International Education Week 2023: “Forging Paths in Global Education and Engagement”

Published: Oct 9th, 2023

Marta L. Wayne, Dean and Associate Provost International Center

November 13-17 marks the celebration of International Education Week on the UF campus.

For over 15 years, the University of Florida has been proud to celebrate International Education Week (IEW). International Education Week is a joint annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education. IEW provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and to promote programs that prepare Americans for […]

UF Research Names Dr. Matt Cohen as the Interim Director of the UF Water Institute

Published: Oct 5th, 2023

David Norton, Vice President for Research

UF Research is pleased to announce Dr. Matt Cohen as the Interim Director of the UF Water Institute.  Dr. Cohen will assume this role as Dr. Wendy Graham recently announced that she will be stepping down from her position as the Director of the Water Institute to take on the role of Division Director for the Division of Research, Innovation, Synergies, and Education (RISE) in the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) at the National Science Foundation, effective Monday, […]

Now Accepting Nominations for the Superior Accomplishment Awards

Published: Oct 3rd, 2023

Melissa Curry, Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce a call for nominations for the University of Florida’s Superior Accomplishment Awards. Now in its 35th year and coordinated by UF Human Resources, the awards are designed to extend our gratitude and bring special attention to faculty and staff who go above and beyond to advance the mission of the University of Florida and serve the greater community. Nominations may be submitted from Monday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Nov. 12, via […]

Fall 2023 Commencement Information

Published: Sep 25th, 2023

Steph McBride


This fall, there will be five university-wide commencement ceremonies that will take place in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center

The Doctoral Degree Ceremony on Friday, December 15 at 2:00pm (processional to begin at 1:40pm).

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees ceremony #1 on Friday, December 15 at 7pm (processional to begin at 6:30pm): HW CoE, Med, Nurs, PHHP, Vet

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees ceremony #2 on Saturday, December 16 at 9am (processional to begin at 8:30am): CJC, WCB

Bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist’s ceremony #3 on Saturday, December […]

Teacher/Scholar of the Year 2023-2024 and information about the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards

Published: Sep 13th, 2023

J. Scott Angle, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President

Please forward this to the appropriate person in your college. The due date is January 19, 2024 for nominations for the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award.

Colleges are invited to submit nominations for the UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award for 2023-2024.  As the oldest and most prestigious award offered to UF faculty, this award seeks to honor the faculty member whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized both nationally and internationally as innovative […]