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Appointment of Assistant Vice President and Director of Contracts & Grants Accounting

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

It is my pleasure to announce that Ms. Tiffany Schmidt has been appointed to the position of Assistant Vice President and Director of Contracts & Grants Accounting within the Office of Research. Since February of 2017, Ms. Schmidt has served as the Interim Director of this unit. From 2010 to 2017, Tiffany served as Associate Director of Contract & Grants Accounting. Prior to that, she served in the contracts & grants office of the College […]

Annual Fraud Awareness Reminder

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

As UF employees, we are all responsible for safeguarding the University’s financial resources. Every member of the University community has the responsibility to report any actions or activities of concern.

Part of being a responsible steward is to be aware of the possibility of fraud in our organization. Very often fraud symptoms are mistaken for administrative errors because we cannot conceive of the existence of fraud, especially in an organization like ours where […]

Appointment of Dean of the College of the Arts

Published: May 30th, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Onye P. Ozuzu as Dean of the College of the Arts effective August 1, 2018. As Dean, Ms. Ozuzu will be responsible for formulating and articulating a shared vision for the UF College of the Arts, leading fundraising efforts, and managing the college’s budget and personnel. Ms. Ozuzu comes to UF from Columbia College Chicago where she has served as the Dean of the School of Fine […]

Appointment of Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President

Published: May 29th, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

I am pleased to inform you that, following a national search, Antonio Farias has been selected as Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President. His first day at the University of Florida will be July 9.

Antonio comes to us from Wesleyan University, where he has served as Vice President for Equity and Inclusion as well as the Title IX and Section 504 officer since 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Diversity Officer for […]

Director of Financial Aid named

Published: May 29th, 2018

Zina Evans, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost

The Division of Enrollment Management is pleased to announce that Donna Kolb has been selected as the new Director of Financial Aid. Donna has 24 years of experience as a financial aid professional from three separate institutions, including 18 years of progressively responsible positions at the University of Florida. She has experience in administering federal, state and institutional aid programs with a strong commitment to assisting students with timely completion of their […]

Director of the Harn Museum of Art

Published: May 25th, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lee Anne Hurt Chesterfield as
Director of the Harn Museum of Art effective July 1, 2018. As Director, Dr.
Chesterfield will provide the leadership, vision, and long-range strategic planning
for the Museum’s financial stability, programmatic excellence, inclusiveness and
equity, and continued growth and success. Dr. Chesterfield comes to UF from the
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, where she served as the principle advisor to the
Director and oversaw all aspects of the museum’s […]

Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation

Published: May 23rd, 2018

Amy M. Hass, Vice President and General Counsel

Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation

UF 4.040 Student Honor Code and Student Conduct Code

The above Notice of Changes in Proposed Regulation has been published on the University’s official website at http://regulations.ufl.edu.

2018 Prudential Productivity Award Winners Announced

Published: May 22nd, 2018

Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources

I am pleased to announce the 2018 Prudential Productivity Award winners from the University of Florida. The Prudential Productivity Award is an annual event honoring state employees who develop and implement innovative, cost-saving, and efficient improvements.

This year, 170 awards will be presented to individuals and teams from throughout the state of Florida for their innovation and productivity improvements. An event will be scheduled later this summer to celebrate their accomplishments.

The individual and team awardees from […]

Appointment of Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs & Associate Provost

Published: May 22nd, 2018

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President

I am pleased to announce the appointment of two new Associate Provosts, Dr. Chris Hass, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, effective August 1, 2018 and Dr. David Reed, Associate Provost, effective July 1, 2018. Both Dr. Hass and Dr. Reed have long histories of research, teaching and service at UF.

As Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Dr. Hass will serve as a member of the Provost’s administrative team managing the university’s tenure […]

Appointment of Vice President for Government and Community Relations

Published: May 21st, 2018

W. Kent Fuchs, President

I am pleased to inform you that, following a national search, Mark Kaplan has been selected as Vice
President for Government and Community Relations. His first day at the University of Florida will be
June 7.

Mark comes to us as a proven leader with in-depth government and community relations expertise as
well as strong experience at the state, national, and local levels. Previously, Mark served as the global
head of public affairs and chief communications officer for the Fortune 250 company, The […]