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UF selects new Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Published: Dec 18th, 2017

David W. Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Heather White as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, effective in January.

Heather has served as interim Dean of Students since July 2017. During this time, she led the department through extensive organizational and budgetary realignments. She worked with her team to successfully secure more than $600,000 of the Capital Improvement Trust Fund (CITF) allocation for the expansion of the […]

Heart, vascular and neuro services open in UF Health’s new hospitals

Published: Dec 11th, 2017

David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.
UF Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
President, UF Health

Dear Colleagues:

On behalf of our UF Health executive leadership team, I am honored to announce that the inpatient and outpatient services at our two new hospitals — the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital — are officially open.

Yesterday’s inpatient move efforts went smoothly with the safe and efficient transfer of 139 patients into the new hospitals, and today our medical specialty care practices have […]

Holiday Closing Period for Faculty and Staff

Published: Dec 7th, 2017

Jodi D. Gentry, Vice President for UF Human Resources

In keeping with past practice, the University of Florida will be closed Monday, December 25 (Christmas), and January 1 (New Year’s Day), as well as the holiday closing period of December 26 through December 31. This holiday closing period is designed to offer departments the flexibility to close or significantly reduce staffing during the holiday season. The university will reopen on Tuesday, January 2.

All TEAMS employees, 12-month Academic Personnel and postdoctoral associates have been […]

Material & Supply Fees/Equipment Use Fees

Published: Dec 1st, 2017

George Kolb, Director, University Budgets

Applications to establish or adjust Material & Supply Fees and Equipment Use Fees for the Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 Terms are now being accepted. All departmental requests should be submitted no later than Monday, January 29, 2018 and Dean’s approvals by Monday, February 5, 2018. Requests requiring Provost approval must include an explicit approval by the Dean, not a designee, and be submitted to the Budget Office for Provost review no later than Monday, January 29, […]

Two Searches for UF Leadership Positions

Published: Nov 27th, 2017

W. Kent Fuchs, President

I am pleased to announce two searches for leadership positions at the University of Florida.

Vice President and General Counsel

A search committee has been formed and is being chaired by Dr. Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, to support the search for the University’s Vice President and General Counsel. Reporting to the President, the Vice President and General Counsel is a member of the President’s Cabinet, serves as the University’s chief legal officer, and is responsible […]

Search for Director of the Harn Museum of Art

Published: Nov 21st, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

This is to announce the initiation of the search for the next director of the Harn Museum of Art. A search committee has been formed and is chaired by Dr. Angel Kwolek-Folland, Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs. The complete list of search committee members may be found at http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/go/128. Additional information about the search, including committee meeting dates and times, will be posted on the committee website at http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/Provost/Pages/Harn-Search-Committee/Meetings.

Members […]

Search for Dean of the College of the Arts

Published: Nov 21st, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

This is to announce the initiation of the search for the next dean of the College of the Arts. A search committee has been formed and is chaired by Dr. Judith Russell, Dean, University Libraries. The complete list of search committee members may be found at http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/go/129. Additional information about the search, including committee meeting dates and times, will be posted on the committee website at http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/Provost/Pages/College-of-the-Arts-Search-Committee/Meetings.

Members of the university […]

Reminder 2017-2018 Call for Regulation Development

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

Amy M. Hass, Interim Vice President and General Counsel

This is the second reminder of the annual call for proposed changes to University of Florida regulations to be effective in the spring of 2018. Any unit that would like to propose changes to the University of Florida regulations (refer to the University of Florida Regulations website at http://regulations.ufl.edu/ may submit such proposed changes to the General Counsel’s Office by December 8, 2017.

Please include the following in the submission for each proposed changed […]

Director of Incubation Services for UF Commercialization

Published: Nov 13th, 2017

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Long as Director of Incubation Services at the University of Florida effective November 7. As such, he will retain his leadership of the UF Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute but also will direct the Innovation Hub at UF. The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute (SMBI) has been recognized as the Global Incubator of the Year for 2017 and as a national leader in biotechnology-based economic development […]

Interim Senior Director for Housing and Residence Education

Published: Nov 8th, 2017

David W. Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Tina Horvath as the Interim Senior Director for the Department of Housing & Residence Education. She started on November 7, 2017 and will report to Mr. Norbert Dunkel, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. Tina brings more than 20 years of experience to the role. She previously served as the Director of Residential Life at Arizona State University, a comprehensive housing and residential program with 14,500 […]