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Updated UF Student Honor and Student Code of Conduct

Published: Aug 21st, 2018

David W. Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

On June 7, 2018, the UF Board of Trustees passed extensive revision to our Student Honor and Student Conduct Codes (UF Regulation 4.040). Utilizing national expertise and stakeholder feedback, the revised codes enhances clarity for students, makes the process simpler for faculty and ensures each phase of our conduct process is a separate entity in alignment with best practices.

Our codes streamline resolution of conduct cases and appeals processes, reducing administrative task time required […]

Director of Freshman and International Admissions named

Published: Aug 14th, 2018

Zina Evans, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost

The Division of Enrollment Management is pleased to announce that Charles Murphy has been selected as the new Director of Freshman and International Admissions. Charles has 13 years of progressively responsible experience as an admissions professional at the University of Illinois and has served as an academic learning coordinator for the Department of Athletics at the University of Michigan. He has experience overseeing recruitment and outreach efforts at a major AAU institution and […]

Non-Student Hourly OPS Policy now available

Published: Aug 10th, 2018

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

A University of Florida policy that defines non-student hourly OPS employment is now available at and takes effect on August 16, 2018.

The policy provides parameters on the appropriate use of non-student hourly OPS employees on a term or as‐needed basis. It also includes more descriptive OPS job codes, which follow, and introduces a threshold for total hours worked for #1-4 below:

1. OPS Time-Limited
2. OPS Special Risk
3. OPS Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical
4. OPS Sponsored Projects Clerical
5. OPS Health Care
6. OPS Contract Services
7. OPS Special […]

Appointment of Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing

Published: Jul 31st, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

I am pleased to inform you that, following a national search, Nancy Paton has been selected as Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing. Her first day at the University of Florida will be October 1.

Nancy comes to us from the University of Buffalo, where she has served as Vice President for Communications since 2013. She is a national leader in advancing the role of higher education communications and actively serves on the APLU Executive Board for […]

Fund Administrator Training

Published: Jul 31st, 2018

Tom Mitchell, Vice President for Advancement

As UF embarks upon the largest campaign in its history, the need for enhanced fund stewardship initiatives is imperative. In order to properly steward past gifts while also inspiring future support, we must be able to ensure that our private philanthropic dollars are spent to maximum capacity, with the utmost diligence to donor intent, and we are communicating that impact back to our donors in a thoughtful manner. To assist with these efforts, we have developed an […]

A Message from Dr. David R. Nelson: Dr. Adrian Tyndall Appointed Interim College of Medicine Dean

Published: Jul 13th, 2018

Dr. David R. Nelson, Interim SVP for Health Affairs & President, UF Health

I am pleased to announce that Adrian Tyndall, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP, FAAEM, a 12-year veteran of the University of Florida faculty, a professor and chair of emergency medicine at the UF College of Medicine, and physician-in-chief of emergency services for UF Health, has been named interim dean of the college, effective July 30.

Dr. Tyndall, who joined the UF faculty in 2006, became chair of the department of emergency medicine […]

Mandatory Compliance Training Beginning in August

Published: Jul 11th, 2018

Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Elizabeth Ruszczyk, Chief Compliance Officer

The University of Florida will launch a new university-wide compliance training course this August. The online training is mandatory for all University of Florida employees, as required by Florida Board of Governors’ Regulation 4.003.

The training will introduce the UF Compliance Program and review important provisions of the Florida Code of Ethics. It will also discuss the Compliance Hotline, UF’s non-retaliation policy and the responsibilities and reporting expectations of all UF […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendments

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

Amy M. Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

UF-3.0372 Student Health, Activity and Service and Transportation Access Fees
UF-3.0375 Tuition Cost

The regulations listed above were approved by the Board of Trustees on
June 7, 2018, and the Board of Governors on June 29, 2018.

The regulation changes in their final form are now effective and have been published on
the Regulations website at

2018-19 Pay Program

Published: Jun 29th, 2018

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

I am pleased to share information about the 2018-19 pay program for University of Florida faculty and staff (TEAMS and USPS), which was announced earlier this year by President Fuchs.

This year, the University has set an aggregate performance payment pool of 4 percent to be distributed as one-time payments, with a range for individual payments of zero to more than 4 percent. These payments will be awarded based on criteria established by the […]

Sharing Announcement from Dr. Michael L. Good

Published: Jun 28th, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

Dear Colleagues,
I am writing to let you know that Dr. Mike Good, dean of the UF College of Medicine, has announced today that he has accepted a new role with the University of Utah, as senior vice president for health sciences, CEO of University of Utah Health and executive dean of the U’s School of Medicine, effective early this fall. I am sharing below the note he is sending to his health system colleagues.

While we understand this was […]