Departments must submit the completed Extended Leave of Absence application on behalf of faculty members to University Benefits for review before the applications are sent to the Provost for approval. Once University Benefits confirms the application is complete, the application will be sent back to the faculty member’s department.
Panos Pardalos, a Genetics Institute faculty member, has been chosen by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering for induction into its College of Fellows.
On Jan. 28, the University Board of Trustees held a special session to resolve the impasse between the University of Florida and the United Faculty of Florida (UFF). Following presentations by the university and UFF, the trustees voted to implement a 2.5 percent merit increase effective Jan. 1, 2016, for in-unit faculty.