Search Process

Campus engagement is an important part of search processes at the University of Florida. The search process for the chief diversity officer will include opportunities for a broad range of stakeholder input and participation.

Candidates visited campus during the weeks of April 9 and 16. The search committee requests your feedback on the candidates.

Please provide your input via the respective evaluation forms by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 25.

Candidates, Presentations & Evaluations

Candidate Dates of Visit Schedule Profile Presentations Evaluation
Matthew L. Boaz Monday & Tuesday, April 9-10 Schedule Profile Faculty & Staff Forum
Student Forum
Feedback Form
John Fitzgerald Gates Wednesday & Thursday, April 11-12 Schedule Profile Faculty & Staff Forum
Student Forum
Feedback Form
Antonio Farias Thursday & Friday, April 19-20 Schedule Profile Faculty & Staff Forum
Student Forum
Feedback Form

Search Committee

  • Cammy Abernathy, Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (chair)
  • Mario Agosto, Student Representative
  • William Atkins, Senior Director, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs
  • Florida Bridgewater-Alford, Chair, President’s Council on Diversity
  • Maureen De Armond, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
  • Zina Evans, Vice President, Enrollment Management
  • Angel Kwolek-Folland, Associate Provost
  • Bonnie Moradi, Director, Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty)
  • Dave Parrott, Vice President, Student Affairs
  • Katheryn Russell-Brown, Director of the Center for Study of Race and Race Relations (College of Law faculty)
  • Leonardo Villalón, Dean, International Center

Search Committee Meetings

  • Thursday, December, 7, 2017, 12:30 PM, 226 Tigert Hall, Meeting Minutes
  • Monday, January 22, 2018, 1:30-3:00 PM, 226 Tigert Hall, Meeting MinutesCampus Visit Subcommittee, Communications Subcommittee, Screening Subcommittee
  • Monday, January 29, 2018, 9:00-10:30 AM, Communications Subcommittee, Screening Subcommittee
  • Thursday, February 8, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM, 226 Tigert Hall, Meeting Minutes
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 9:00-10:00 AM, 235 Tigert Hall, Campus Visit Subcommittee
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM, 226 Tigert Hall
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 9:00-10:00 AM, 235 Tigert Hall, Campus Visit Subcommittee
  • Monday, March 5, 2018, 3:00-4:30 PM, 226 Tigert Hall
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM, 226 Tigert Hall
  • Monday, March 12, 2018, 9:00-10:00 AM, 235 Tigert Hall
  • Monday, March 19, 2018, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, Hilton UF Conference Center, Board Room, First Round Interviews
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, Hilton UF Conference Center, Board Room, First Round Interviews
  • Monday, March 26, 2018, 9:00-11:30 AM, Hilton UF Conference Center, Board Room, First Round Interviews

For additional information on meetings or to request an opportunity to address the committee, please contact Kathy McKee, Search Liaison, UF Human Resources Strategic Talent Group, kemckee@ufl.edu or 352-273-1703.

Timeline

  • March 2: Review of applications
  • March 19, 20 and 26: First round interviews
  • April 9-10, 11-12, 17-18, and 19-20: Finalists’ interviews