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Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Presidential Confirmation: The Board will consider the appointment of Dr. Alexander Cartwright as the University of Central Florida’s next president.  Dr. Cartwright has been the chancellor of the University of Missouri since 2017.

Nomination and Governance: The Board will consider the reappointments of Nicole Washington to the board of trustees at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, and Donna Hrinak to the board of trustees at Florida International University.

Task Force on Workforce and Academic Alignment: The Board will consider the approval of the Task Force Framework and Work Plan.  In January 2020, Board Chair Syd Kitson established the Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment to explore ways to better connect with businesses and to identify gaps in Florida’s workforce.

*Reporter’s Note

The Board of Governors’ meeting will be held via conference call in Tallahassee, with committee meetings scheduled to begin March 25 at 10 a.m.  The full Board meeting is scheduled to begin on March 25 at 11 a.m. Meeting times are subject to change. The full agenda is available at Updates are also available on Facebook and Twitter.