Published: Sep 20th, 2017
Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research
It is my pleasure to announce that Ms. Terra DuBois has accepted the position of Director of Research Compliance and Global Support within the Office of Research. She will join UF on September 25, 2017. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Research.
As Director of Research Compliance and Global Support, Ms. DuBois is charged with supporting and promoting ethical research practices at the University of Florida that fully comply with applicable US and […]
Published: Sep 14th, 2017
W. Andrew McCollough, Associate Provost
Applications to request Distance Learning Fees for the spring 2018 term are now being accepted through PeopleSoft. All departmental applications should be submitted no later than Friday October 27th, 2017 and Dean’s approval is required by Friday November 3rd.
(Reminder, DL Fees applications are required each semester for all courses as they are not carried over.)
Policy, course eligibility and the process for applying and implementing a distance learning fee for a course is available here: […]
Published: Sep 13th, 2017
Jodi Gentry, Vice President, UF Human Resources (UFHR)
We are grateful to faculty and staff who have returned to campus as part of normal operations following Hurricane Irma. While administrative leave is not available to accommodate school closings or general power outages, we ask that supervisors be flexible in these situations, as these circumstances can still be disruptive for our faculty and staff. Personally accrued vacation and sick leave may be used during this time upon request. If appropriate, with […]
Published: Sep 7th, 2017
Curtis Reynolds, Vice President for Business Affairs
The high standard of progress all Gators across campus measure themselves by is built in part on the foundation of our historic and modern facilities, dependable utilities and our robust and reliable infrastructure.
We are pleased to announce a fundamental change in one of UF’s largest divisions, Physical Plant. Beginning in September, Physical Plant will be renamed Facilities Services, as a reminder of this ongoing pursuit of excellence, and our responsibilities to maintaining preeminent facilities for a […]
Published: Sep 5th, 2017
Curtis Reynolds, Vice President Business Affairs
Each semester, we take the opportunity to remind campus that Pepsi has the exclusive pouring rights contract for UF. This means that only Pepsi products (including Aquafina bottled water and Gatorade) may be served on campus, or at the University Athletic Association, UF Foundation, UF Health and Shands Hospital properties. This exclusivity extends to events as wide ranging as a faculty meeting, dean’s luncheon, […]
Published: Aug 30th, 2017
Jodi Gentry, Vice President, UF Human Resources (UFHR)
Amy Hass, Interim Vice President and General Counsel
Employment references for former or current faculty and staff can provide prospective employers with useful information about a job candidate’s competitiveness for a vacancy. In keeping with Florida Statutes, Section 768.095, truthful reference information can be provided without fear of liability if the information is factual and without malicious intent or discrimination if provided about former or current employees to a prospective employer at the prospective employer’s […]
Published: Aug 29th, 2017
Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resource Services
This is a reminder that all employees of the University are subject to reporting and approval requirements regarding the hiring of relatives (nepotism).
The University of Florida is committed to a policy of employment and advancement on qualifications and merit and does not discriminate in favor of or in opposition to the employment of relatives. UF Regulation 1.009, Employment of Relatives, specifically prohibits the appointment of […]
Published: Aug 23rd, 2017
Alan M. West, Assistant Vice President and University Controller, Lisa Deal, Procurement Director, Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Due to recent audits and changes in Federal law, two important changes to the University of Florida’s policy regarding unencumbered payments and purchase orders will go into effect September 1, 2017. These changes will support best practices by decreasing fraud risk, encouraging use of contract suppliers, ensuring funds are available to pay suppliers promptly and appropriate use of funds.
The list of what […]
Published: Aug 18th, 2017
Dr. Charles E. Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
I am pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Russell Froman as the university’s new Title IX Coordinator, effective August 21, 2017. Dr. Froman comes to this position from P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School at the University of Florida, where he served as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator as well as an administrator over Student Life and Behavioral Support. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position. He directed […]
Published: Aug 15th, 2017
David W. Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs
The UF community will be welcoming 8,100 campus residents and their families Thursday, August 17 through Sunday, August 20.
For UF faculty and staff working the break between Summer B/C and Fall, please
plan for impacts on all campus roads and near all student parking lots as well as in
these staff parking lots as residents park on a short term basis to unload their
vehicles and move into residence halls: