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Fulbright Awareness Month 2017

Published: Feb 20th, 2017

Leonardo Villalón, Dean, UF International Center

The International Center is pleased to announce that we will again celebrate Fulbright Awareness Month, March 10 to April 10, 2017. In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School and the North Florida Fulbright Alumni Association, multiple activities for students, scholars,
faculty and staff will provide opportunities to learn about the Fulbright application process, and to hear about the experiences of past Fulbright scholars and students.

Additionally this year, information sessions for […]

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendments

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

Vice President. General Counsel and University Secretary

UF-1.0101 Policy for Dealing with Conduct in Research
UF-1.0104 University of Florida Ethics Policy
UF-1.100 General Personnel Policy
UF-2.004 Use of University Facilities; Definitions; Priorities in Use; General Restrictions on Use
UF-2.020 Food Service on Campus
UF-2.021 Animals Not Allowed in Buildings
UF-3.007 Traffic & Parking: Parking Registration
UF-3.020 Procurement
UF-3.037 Registration and Student Fees
UF-3.045 University Support Personnel System (USPS) Predetermination and Arbitration Appeal Procedures for Employees with Permanent Status
UF-3.050 Finance and Administration; University Support Personnel System and Technical, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial Support Staff Performance Appraisal
UF-3.054 Appointment, Technical, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial Support and University […]

New Office of Clinical Research

Published: Feb 16th, 2017

Dr. David S. Guzick, UF Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and President, UF Health
Dr. David P. Norton, Vice President for Research
Dr. Michael L. Good, Dean of the College of Medicine
Dr. David R. Nelson, Assistant Vice President for Research and Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

As part of our shared commitment to supporting the university’s clinical research mission, we are pleased to announce that the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute will launch two initiatives this month to streamline processes, reduce redundancy […]

UF-City of Gainesville Research Awards

Published: Feb 14th, 2017

Charlie Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer is pleased to announce that it is awarding a total of $250,000 in research awards to faculty who are interested in proposing studies and/or pilot programs to address pressing issues within the City of Gainesville.

During 2016, the university completed a Strategic Development Plan to support UF’s status as a preeminent university and lay the groundwork for a new partnership between UF […]

Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research

Published: Feb 7th, 2017

Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

After more than 10 years of service, Marie Zeglen has announced her intention to retire in Summer 2017 from her position as Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research. Accordingly, we have launched a search for her successor.

Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research has the overall responsibility for the Office of Institutional […]

Director of Contracts and Grants

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

Dr. David P. Norton, Vice President for Research

After eight years of service at the University of Florida, Mr. Brad Staats, Assistant Vice President and Director of Contracts & Grants, is announcing his retirement effective in September of this year. He will serve as Assistant VP and Special Advisor to the Vice President for Research for the balance of his stay here at UF. Please join me in thanking Mr. Staats for his leadership and service here at UF. We […]

Spring 2017 Commencement Information

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

Donna Stricker, Director, Presidential Events and Commencement

Ceremonies: This spring, the university-wide commencement ceremonies will be held in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

There will be six university-wide commencement ceremonies coordinated by the President’s Office, as follows:

Friday, April 28
2:00pm Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony
8:00pm Master’s/Specialist’s Degree Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, April 29
9:00am Bachelor’s Degree Commencement Ceremony
2:00pm Bachelor’s Degree Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, April 30
9:00am Bachelor’s Degree Commencement Ceremony
2:00pm Bachelor’s Degree Commencement Ceremony

In addition to these six ceremonies at the O’Connell Center, there are numerous ceremonies coordinated by individual […]

Distance Learning Fees/Dates and Deadlines

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

W. Andrew McCollough, Associate Provost for Teaching and Technology

Applications to request Distance Learning Fees for the summer and fall 2017 terms are now being accepted through PeopleSoft. All departmental applications should be submitted no later than Friday February 24, 2017 and Dean’s approval is required by Friday March 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 […]

2017 University Women’s Club Undergraduate Scholarships

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

Susan Robell, University Women’s Club Scholarship Chair

Each year the University Women’s Club awards up to 17 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to junior or senior undergraduate men and women. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 and have demonstrated service to the university and/or community. These awards are given in honor of Former First Ladies of UF.

There are some designated areas of interest for a few of the first ladies such as Art/ Art History, Elementary/Early Childhood Education, […]

Pepsi Contract Reminder

Published: Jan 12th, 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, staff retreat, catered function or special event.

I would like to remind you […]