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New Faculty Orientation

Published: Aug 19th, 2021

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

To welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and services, UF Human Resources has partnered with the Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching Excellence to provide an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas. More than 400 faculty new to the University have been invited to complete orientation online.

The orientation site, which will continue to be available as a resource for faculty […]

Search for dean of UF College of Public Health and Health Professions

Published: Aug 12th, 2021

David R. Nelson, M.D., Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, UF &

President, UF Health 

After 30 years with UF including 12 years as dean, Dr. Michael Perri recently announced his retirement, set for mid-2022. I am pleased to share that we have now launched the search to fill the position of dean for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions.   

Dr. Isabel Garcia, dean, of the UF College of Dentistry, and Dr. Colleen Koch, dean of the UF College of Medicine, […]

Call for Nominations – International Educator of the Year Awards 2021

Published: Aug 12th, 2021

Leonardo A. Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

In a recent joint statement https://educationusa.state.gov/sites/default/files/intl_ed_joint_statement.pdf calling for a renewed American commitment to international education, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education argued strongly that all Americans need to be equipped with the global and cultural competencies to navigate the ever-changing landscapes of education, international business, scientific discovery and innovation, and the global economy.    

Echoing this call, the UF International Center (UFIC) renews its commitment to recognizing the many contributions to international […]

Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Published: Aug 9th, 2021

Curtis A. Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Shailendra Singh has been named Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) at the University of Florida, effective August 6.

Dr. Singh recently served as the Director of Environmental Health and Safety at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, he established and developed the department of EH&S at Brammer Bio to success and led a team of EH&S experts at the University of Delaware.  Dr. Singh also served thirteen […]

Search for the Associate Vice President of Business Affairs

Published: Aug 9th, 2021

Curtis Reynolds, Vice President of Business Affairs

The Office of Business Affairs is initiating a search to identify and hire the next Associate Vice President for Business Affairs. The Associate Vice President of Business Affairs is responsible for implementing strategies that advance the goals of the division and the University. This important appointment has direct responsibility for developing and managing the information technology, finance, communications and marketing, supplier diversity, and university event and permitting functions within Business Affairs. 

The Associate Vice President is also […]

College of Medicine – Jacksonville dean appointment announced

Published: Aug 2nd, 2021

David R. Nelson, M.D., Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, UF & President, UF Health

Dear Colleagues:

This has been an extremely difficult and challenging time. The sudden passing of Dr. Leon L. Haley Jr. has deeply impacted all of us. But in knowing Dr. Haley, and his commitment to the future of UF Health, we are taking steps to ensure his vision of excellence continues in the work we do moving forward.

As part of that commitment, I am pleased to announce that Linda […]

Director of Research Integrity, Security, and Compliance

Published: Jul 27th, 2021

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

It is my pleasure to announce that Ms. Cassandra Farley has been appointed as Director of Research Integrity, Security, and Compliance (RISC) within UF Research.  This position reports directly to the Vice President for Research with a secondary reporting structure to the UF Chief Compliance Officer.

As Director of RISC, Ms. Farley is charged with supporting and promoting ethical research practices at the University of Florida that fully comply with applicable US and foreign rules and regulations. […]

UF and Scripps Research announce talks to integrate

Published: Jul 22nd, 2021

David R. Nelson, M.D.Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, UFPresident, UF Health

In a move designed to marry the clinical and educational expertise of the state’s flagship university with one of the world’s premier biomedical research enterprises, the University of Florida and Scripps Research today announced they are in talks to integrate the Florida-based branch of Scripps Research with the research arm of UF’s academic health center.

           Discussions have proceeded swiftly because UF is ideally positioned to expand on Scripps Florida’s successful research […]

Search for Dean for Extension and Director, Florida Cooperative Extension

Published: Jul 22nd, 2021

J. Scott Angle, Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Search Committee for the Dean for Extension and Director, Florida Cooperative Extension Service has selected two finalists who will be visiting the campus in August:

James Henderson, Ph.D., currently Professor and Head, Coastal Research and Extension Center at Mississippi State University, will visit campus August 3-4, 2021

Andra Johnson, Ph.D., currently Associate Director of Extension and Associate Professor at The Pennsylvania State University, will visit campus August 9-10, 2021

Their schedules will include a Seminar […]

Annual Fraud Awareness Reminder

Published: Jul 2nd, 2021

Olga Weider, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

The University of Florida is committed to fostering an organizational culture where risk management structures are established to prevent and detect fraud.  Fraud is defined as an intentional misrepresentation or concealment of a material fact for the purpose of obtaining a benefit that would not otherwise be received, or inducement of another to act upon the intentional misrepresentation or concealment to his or her detriment (Board of Governors Regulation 3.003)

As UF employees, we are all […]