UF Focus

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The many faces of UF: A Campus Spotlight year in review


Published: December 4, 2018 8:50 am

In the past year, we’ve had the pleasure of introducing you to several new members of the UF community, highlighting the vital work of teams across UF and diving into timely topics with help from UF experts.

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COMPASS update: New processes for grading and degree certification


Published: December 4, 2018 8:15 am

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.

University committee nominations for fall 2019 due Jan. 31


Published: December 4, 2018 8:10 am

Each year, UF offers faculty the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university Presidential Committees, Joint Committees, Faculty Senate Committees and Faculty Senate Councils.

Financial transparency portals make budget, expenditures information more accessible


Published: December 4, 2018 8:05 am

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.

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Through new faculty hires, the College of the Arts seeks to define the role of the arts in higher ed, society


Published: November 13, 2018 8:30 am

Through a unique hiring process, UF’s College of the Arts recently called on college faculty and staff to develop a unified vision for the hiring of 19 new faculty members.

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Lee Anne Chesterfield: Making art more accessible


Published: November 13, 2018 8:25 am

One of Chesterfield’s main goals since joining the Harn from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in July, has been figuring out how to increase art’s impact on more people by making an already welcoming place even more accessible.

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UF celebrates International Education Week, receives national recognition for its efforts


Published: November 13, 2018 8:15 am

The University of Florida is marking International Education Week Nov. 12–16 with a series of events designed to celebrate UF’s many efforts to create and promote programs of global focus.

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Policies address employment of relatives, references, outside activities and conflicts of interest


Published: November 13, 2018 8:00 am

UF Human Resources would like to remind you of three policies related to employment at the University of Florida.

Ongoing hurricane relief efforts support faculty, staff and students in Panhandle


Published: October 30, 2018 8:20 am

When Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Panhandle, many UF/IFAS faculty, staff and students’ homes were destroyed or badly damaged. Donations continue to be accepted via Aid-a-Gator, UF’s emergency fund for faculty, staff and students, with nearly $15,000 raised in recent weeks. In addition, UF/IFAS has established a hurricane relief site with opportunities for those who wish to help to provide donations and/or volunteer.

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2018–2019 Pay Program: One-time Performance Payment File, open Nov. 5–16


Published: October 30, 2018 8:15 am

When performance payments are to be awarded, department administrators (DAs) are provided with access to the UF One-time Performance Payment (Raise Review) File. The file will be available to departments from Monday, Nov. 5, through the end of business on Friday, Nov. 16. A guide has been developed with step-by-step instructions to assist DAs and departments in facilitating these one-time performance payments.


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