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Items to Watch for the Upcoming Board of Governors’ Meeting

Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment:  The Board will hear from business leaders from Florida’s healthcare industry regarding future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs.  Panelists include Pat Geraghty, President and CEO of GuideWell and Florida Blue; Carlos Migoya, President and CEO of Jackson Health System; and Shane Strum, President and CEO of Broward Health.

Facilities Committee: The Board will consider approval of the University of Florida Debt Authorization for a Gator Residential Complex.

Academic and Student Affairs Committee:  The Board will consider approval of the Ph.D. in Plant Breeding, at the University of Florida. The Board will consider approval of the termination of the Master of Science in Data Science, by New College of Florida, and the Ph.D. in Health Services Research, by University of Florida.  The Board will also consider the approval of the Public Notice of Intent to Adopt Board of Governors Regulation 6.022 Intercollegiate Athletes.

Budget and Finance Committee:  The Board will hear an update on the legislative recommended budget for 2021-2022.

Nomination and Governance Committee:  The Board will consider the reappointment of Dr. Naren Kini, Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees.

Full Board:  The Board will hear an update on the presidential searches for Florida State University and New College of Florida.


The Board of Governors’ meeting will be held via conference call in Tallahassee, with committee meetings scheduled to begin May 11, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.  The full Board meeting is scheduled to begin on May 11, 2021 at 3:05 p.m. Meeting times are subject to change. The full agenda is available at Updates are also available on Facebook and Twitter.