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Summer and Fall 2021 Textbook Adoptions

Published: Mar 1st, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

The textbook adoption system for Summer and Fall 2021 is now
available to faculty and departments to submit their textbook adoptions and
materials requirements.  Please visit to
enter Summer and Fall 2021 adoptions. 

For compliance with Florida Statutes, please submit
adoptions no later than the following:

Summer 2021 adoptions: March 26, 2021.  Fall 2021 adoptions: July 9, 2021.

In order to facilitate timely ordering of materials by the
UF Bookstore, please submit Fall adoptions, by March 26, 2021.

Knowledge of course textbook […]

Fulbright Awareness Week 2021

Published: Feb 25th, 2021

Leonardo Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

The International Center is pleased to announce that
Fulbright Awareness Week will be celebrated from 1-5 March 2021. In
collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate
School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, College of Education, Levin College
of Law, Career Connections Center, and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni
Association, multiple informational sessions for scholars, faculty and staff
will provide opportunities to learn about Fulbright, the application process,
and to hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students.
Despite the changes […]

Chief Diversity Officer

Published: Feb 15th, 2021

Kent Fuchs, President

After a successful tenure as the
first Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Florida, Antonio Farias will
leave for a new position as vice chancellor at the University of Colorado

Farias said he made the
decision for family reasons and to take advantage of a unique opportunity to serve
as vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion at CU Denver, which is
launching a major new initiative to reimagine its DEI programs. Farias came to
UF in July 2018 from Wesleyan University, where he was vice […]

Distance Learning Fees/Dates and Deadlines

Published: Feb 5th, 2021

W. Andrew McCollough, Associate Provost for Teaching and Technology

to request Distance Learning Fees for the Summer and Fall 2021 terms are now
being accepted through MyUFL. All departmental applications should be submitted
no later than Wednesday, February 17, 2021 and Dean’s approval is required by Tuesday,
February 23, 2021.   

Reminder:  DL Fees applications are required each semester for all applicable courses

course eligibility and the process for applying and implementing a distance
learning fee for a course is available here:

Search for the Dean of the Graduate School

Published: Feb 5th, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

After a
successful 14-year tenure as Dean of the Graduate School, Dean Henry Frierson
will be returning to a faculty position in the College of Education at the end
of this semester.  Consequently, we are
initiating an internal search to identify the next Dean of the Graduate School,
who will also serve as an Associate Provost. 
We seek a strong, innovative, and dynamic leader with:

demonstrated experience in graduate
administration, resource management, graduate student concerns and services,
program formation and review, an […]

Director of the Office of Small Business and Vendor Diversity

Published: Jan 26th, 2021

Eddie Daniels, Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs

I am pleased to announce that Dwan
Courtney has begun her role as the Director of the Office of Small Business
& Vendor Diversity (SBVD) as of Jan 22, 2021.

As a part of Business Services, a
division of Business Affairs, SBVD provides services and support designed to
facilitate utilization of small diverse businesses by UF departments and
academic units. As the director, through collaborative relationships with
campus and local community and business leaders, Courtney will develop programs
and services designed to encourage […]

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost

Published: Jan 25th, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

nearly 15 years at UF and 8 years serving as Vice President for Enrollment
Management and Associate Provost, Zina Evans has announced her intention to
leave UF in June to pursue a new opportunity at the Education Finance
Institute.   She will become Senior Vice President there working on
enrollment management and student success initiatives at minority serving
institutions including HBCUs. 

this is to announce a national search for the next UF Vice President for
Enrollment Management and Associate Provost.  […]

Academic Year Appointment Calendar through Spring 2022

Published: Jan 15th, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Listed below are the
dates for the Academic Year through Spring 2022

2021                                                                    Number of
Pay Periods

Term A                   5/16/2021 – 6/30/2021                                               3.3

Term B                   7/01/2021 – 8/15/2021                                               3.2

Term C                   5/16/2021 – 8/15/2021                                               6.5

-2022 Academic Year

2021                8/16/2021
– 12/31/2021                                             10

Spring 2022            1/01/2022 – 5/15/2022                                               9.5

contact Employment Operations & Records at (352) 273-1079 or e-mail to if you have
any questions.

UF Religious Observances Policy

Published: Jan 15th, 2021

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Please assure that every faculty member in your college is familiar with the policy specified below and complies with its provisions as they relate to accommodating students’ religious observances.

Students and faculty must work together to allow students the
opportunity to observe the holy days of their faith. A student needs to inform the
faculty member of the religious observances of their faith that will conflict with
class attendance, with tests or examinations, or with other class […]

2020 FloridaTaxWatch Productivity Award Winners

Published: Dec 4th, 2020

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce the 2020 Florida
TaxWatch Productivity Award winners from the University of Florida. The Florida
TaxWatch Productivity Awards annually honor state employees who develop and
implement innovative, cost-saving, and efficiency improvements.

This year, 179 awards will be presented to
individuals and teams throughout the state of Florida for their improvements. These
award winners will receive a plaque honoring their hard work to create added
value to our state and the University of Florida. We are privileged to
recognize their […]