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Student Affairs Organization and Personnel Announcements

Published: Jun 29th, 2017

David W. Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Myra F. Morgan as Interim Executive Director of the J. Wayne Reitz Union, effective July 14. Myra has been a critical member of Student Affairs for more than 30 years, serving a former term as the Interim Director of the Reitz Union and most recently overseeing engagement, partnerships, and fundraising efforts. Her wealth of knowledge and expertise will ensure continuity of operations for one of our […]

New Faculty Orientation August 16-17, 2017

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

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 will be hosting this year’s New Faculty Orientation on Wednesday, August 16, and Thursday, August 17, at Emerson Alumni Hall.

In keeping with past practice, we have been communicating with college designees to confirm new faculty to invite this year. All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue […]

University of Florida Regulation Amendments

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

Amy M. Hass, Interim Vice President and General Counsel

UF-4.007 Confidentiality of Student Records and Applicant Records

The above-referenced regulation was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 8, 2017. The regulation changes in their final form are now effective and have been published on the Regulations’ website at

Assistant Vice President for the Business Services Division

Published: Jun 16th, 2017

Curtis Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Daniels as the Assistant Vice President for Business Services Division, effective July 14, 2017. Eddie has more than 30 years of higher education experience with regards to student union operations, auxiliary and business services. Since August 2005, Eddie held the position of Executive Director for UF’s Reitz Union, a newly renovated multi-purpose facility with public meeting areas, an auditorium, welcome center, bookstore, food court and a […]

Appointment of Dr. Irene Cooke as Acting Executive Director of Animal Care Services

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Dr. David P. Norton, Vice President for Research

The Office of Research recently convened a task force to look holistically at the university’s processes, procedures, and policies in place for animal research in order to identify opportunities to improve how our systems and infrastructure facilitate animal research on campus. Based on the results and recommendations of the task force, the Office of Research has elected to implement several changes to key relevant units. In particular, we have created a position of Executive Director […]

Summer 2017 Commencement Information

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

Steph McBride, Director of Commencements
Ceremonies: This summer, the university-wide commencement ceremonies will be held in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

There will be two university-wide commencement ceremonies coordinated by the President’s Office — a Doctoral Degree Ceremony (Friday, August 4th, at 4:00pm) and a Master’s/Specialist’s/Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony (Saturday, August 5th, at 10:00am).

Please see the complete listing of Summer Commencement Ceremonies by clicking on the following link:

Ordering Regalia: Regalia orders will be accepted through July 7th, 2017. Information […]

Summer B 2017 Residence Hall Move-in: June 21 – 25

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

Dr. Dave Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

UF Campus Community:

Summer B Residence Hall Move-in begins Wednesday June 21 and continues through Sunday June 25 in the following residence halls:

East Campus: Cypress, Reid, Yulee and Mallory Halls; Beaty Towers

North Campus: Murphree, Thomas, and Buckman Halls

West Campus: Trusler Hall, Graham Hall, Keys Residential Complex, Lakeside Residential Complex, and Springs Residential Complex

Innovation Square: Infinity Hall

The UF community will be welcoming approximately 2,700 Summer B campus residents and their families.

For UF faculty and […]

Annual Fraud Awareness Reminder

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller

As UF employees, we are all responsible for safeguarding the University’s valuable 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 […]

Special Assistant to the President for Student Success

Published: May 24th, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

President Kent Fuchs announced today the appointment of Dr. Zina Evans as Special Assistant to the President for Student Success. During this appointment, Dr. Evans will continue fulfilling her responsibilities as Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost.

“This appointment is a natural outgrowth of Dr. Evans’ Enrollment Management responsibilities and experience,” said President Fuchs.”In her new role, she will focus on academic incentives and any campus impediments to student success. In consultation […]

Material & Supply Fees/Equipment Use Fees

Published: May 24th, 2017

George Kolb, Director, University Budgets

Applications to establish or adjust Material & Supply Fees and Equipment Use Fees for the Spring 2018 Term are now being accepted. All departmental requests should be submitted no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and Dean’s approvals by Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Requests requiring Provost approval must include an explicit approval by the Dean, not a designee, and be submitted to the University Budget Office no later than Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Existing fees should be reviewed […]