On March 18, the University of Florida Board of Trustees (UBOT), following ratification of the collective bargaining agreement by the union membership, approved the agreement between UF and the United Faculty of Florida (UFF). This action cleared the way for the implementation of in-unit salary increases.
n June, the University of Florida will receive a report outlining high-level summaries of the findings from the UF Faculty and Staff Climate Survey conducted last fall by the independent consulting firm of Rankin & Associates.
In an effort to reflect the range of proactive, customer-oriented services it provides to the University of Florida community, UF Purchasing has changed its name to UF Procurement Services. The name-change better represents the unit’s evaluative and strategic services—including market research, vendor solicitation, competitive and strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, compliance and cost-reducing solutions—as well as its traditional purchasing services.
The UF On Target project team has completed its review of staff position information submitted to the UF On Target file last November. As of March 31, more than 5,000 positions have been approved for implementation in myUFL.
We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the UF Academy and the Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals programs. Both of these highly regarded leadership development programs will begin in the fall of 2016, running through May 2017. Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2016.