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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, […]

NIH Director Francis S. Collins to lecture at UF April 2, 2018

Published: Mar 21st, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

Dr. Francis Collins will speak at UF on Monday, April 2 from 10:30-11:45am. The lecture will be held at the Harrell Medical Education Building, North Learning Studio Room 125, on the University of Florida campus. There will be time after the lecture for Q&A.

Collins was appointed the 16th director of the National Institutes of Health by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. He was sworn in on August 17, 2009. On June 6, 2017, President Donald Trump […]

Policy from the University Controller – Delegation of Financial Tasks

Published: Mar 16th, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors and Department Chairs are responsible for the financial activities in their respective areas. A Vice President, Dean, Director, or Department Chair who chooses to delegate financial tasks such as transactional processing, recordkeeping, approving, monitoring, and reporting, to another employee, remains responsible and accountable for the above listed activities. The accountability includes:

-Compliance with applicable laws and regulations, University policies, and terms/conditions of gifts, contracts, and grants
-Sound financial condition and good […]

Doctoral Dissertation/Mentoring Award Winners

Published: Mar 13th, 2018

Henry T. Frierson, Associate Vice President and Dean, Graduate School

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 […]

2018 Tax Changes Affect Employer Paid Moving Expenses

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December 2017 repealed the deduction for moving expenses making employer paid moves or reimbursements a taxable benefit to the employee. Employer paid moving expenses in 2018 are no longer a deductible expense, meaning they are subject to Social Security (or FICA Alternative), Medicare and Federal withholding taxes.

What is changing?

Under previous law, qualified moving expense reimbursements provided by an employer to an employee […]

University Tenure, Permanent Status, and Promotion Nominations 2018-19

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Faculty members being considered for tenure, permanent status, and/or promotion in the academic year 2018-19 must be made aware of the website URL where they can find the University’s “Guidelines and Information Regarding the Tenure, Permanent Status and Promotion Process for 2018-2019”. This information also should be given to new faculty to familiarize them with our tenure and promotion process. Faculty should be aware, however, that the “Guidelines” are updated annually.

Academic […]

Final Exams and Reading Days

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

As students return from Spring Break and classes resume, please be reminded that, consonant with the UF Academic Affairs Last Week of Class Examination and Assignment Policy (6C1-7.055, http://regulations.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/7055.pdf), no examinations or term papers should be assigned during the last three days of classes (April 23-25) or on reading days (April 26-27). No classes or exams should be held on reading days. Students are encouraged to use these days for study […]

Fulbright Awareness Month 2018

Published: Mar 5th, 2018

Leonardo Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

The International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated from March 12 to April 12, 2018. In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communications and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association, multiple informational sessions for students, scholars, faculty and staff will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process, and to hear about […]