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Year End Information for 2018 Fiscal Year End Closing

Published: Apr 19th, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

It is that time of year again to prepare for the annual closing of the fiscal year. The 2017-18 fiscal year ends on June 30, 2018. The scheduled date for closing the General Ledger for the 2018 fiscal year is Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

Please note the early deadline of May 4, 2018 for requisitions on appropriated funds for orders above $75,000 that require competitive bidding.

Year-end closing requires the coordinated efforts of Finance and […]

New Office of Research Policy Regarding the Submission of Research Proposals

Published: Apr 16th, 2018

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

The Office of Research is responsible for submission of all applications for sponsored funding on behalf of the University of Florida. Last year, this office submitted over 5,400 proposals to a wide range of sponsors, including federal and state agencies, companies, and non-profit foundations, resulting in awards of over $685 million. The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) is responsible for confirming institutional support for the application; verifying the accuracy and validity of all administrative, fiscal, and […]

Proposed 2018-2019 Fringe Benefit Pool Rates

Published: Apr 13th, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The University has calculated the new proposed pooled fringe rates for fiscal year 2018-19 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 2018-19. The rates, when approved, will be effective July 1, 2018.

The pooled rates include the following employer costs […]

UFDocuSign available to UF faculty and staff beginning this month

Published: Apr 13th, 2018

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources
Charles E. Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael V. McKee, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Beginning Monday, April 16, UFDocuSign—an electronic signature service that lets users securely sign and initial electronic documents instead of paper copies—will be available to all UF faculty and staff for free. Faculty and staff are encouraged to use the service for official university business requiring signatures in order to save time, money and the frustration of waiting […]

UF Leadership Development Programs – Call for Applications

Published: Apr 13th, 2018

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the UF Academy and the Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals program. Both of these highly regarded leadership development programs will begin in the fall of 2018, running through May 2019. Applications are being accepted now through May 1, 2018. Because leadership development is essential to the effective management of a university, I hope you will encourage individuals from your respective areas to apply for […]

Search for Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President

Published: Apr 6th, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

The Search Committee for the Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President has selected finalists who will be visiting campus this month:

• Matthew L. Boaz, currently Chief Diversity Officer, Wright State University, will visit campus April 9-10

• John Fitzgerald Gates, currently Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science, will visit campus April 11-12

• Antonio Farias, currently Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Wesleyan University, will visit campus April 19-20

Each of their schedules […]

Search for Director of the Harn Museum of Art

Published: Apr 4th, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Search Committee for the Director of the Harn Museum of Art has selected three finalists who will be visiting the campus during April:

• Yasufumi Nakamori, JD, currently Department Head and Curator, Minneapolis Institute of Art, will visit campus April 9 and 10
• Kymberly Pinder, Ph.D., currently Dean, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, will visit campus April 19 and 20
• Lee Anne Chesterfield, Ph.D., currently Senior Advisor for Museum Planning and Board Relations, […]

Search for Dean of the College of the Arts

Published: Apr 3rd, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Search Committee for the Dean of the College of The Arts has selected four finalists who will be visiting the campus during April:
• Jacob Daniel Pinholster, M.F.A, currently Associate Dean for Policy and Initiatives in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, will visit campus April 11-12.
• C. Tayloe Harding, Jr., D.Mus., currently Dean for the School of Music at University of South Carolina, will visit campus April 19-20.
• Onyekwere […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendment

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Amy M. Hass, Interim Vice President and General Counsel

University of Florida Regulation Amendment
University of Florida Regulation Repeal

UF-3.007 Traffic and Parking: Parking Registration
The above-referenced regulation amendment was approved by the Board of Trustees on March 23, 2018. The regulation in its final form is now effective and has been published on the Regulations’ website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.

UF 6.019 IFAS: Eligibility for Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
The […]

Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates – FY 2018-2019

Published: Mar 27th, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

A Schedule of Paydays and Critical Dates for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 can be accessed on the Payroll and Tax Services, Finance and Accounting website at: http://www.fa.ufl.edu/departments/payroll-tax-services/payroll-schedules/

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.

You may contact Roberta Elkins, relkins1056@ufl.edu or Linda Smith, linda.smith@ufl.edu in University Payroll and Tax Services, (352) 392-1231, […]