UF’s COMPASS (Campus-wide Modernization Program to Advance Student Services) implementation is unifying systems to benefit students as well as faculty and staff who access student-related information. New processes related to grades and degree certification were implemented earlier this fall.
With support from the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, the University Faculty Senate Budget Council has been working to make financial information regarding college and support unit budgets and expenditures more accessible to UF faculty, staff and the public.
For his success and distinction in research, teaching and extension – not least of which includes spearheading UF’s new Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory – Professor Jamie Ellis of the IFAS Department of Entomology and Nematology was awarded the Superior Accomplishment Award for Academic Personnel last year.
From partnering with Porters neighborhood residents to create a community narrative to empowering those living in adverse circumstances to create and grow their own businesses, UF and the city of Gainesville have been working together on a strategic development plan to shape the university and surrounding community’s future over the next 40 to 50 years, establishing the framework for the “New American City.”