Strategic Planning Committee: The Board will hear an update on the Civil Discourse Initiative. The Board will consider approval of updates to the 2021 university accountability plans for New College of Florida, University of South Florida, and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. The Board will also consider approval of the 2021 System Accountability Plan. Additionally, the Board will consider approval of the Pillars of Excellence 2021-22 Spending plans and the 2022-23 legislative budget requests for Universities of Distinction and Preeminence/National Rankings.
Facilities Committee: The Board will consider approval of the 2022-2023 State University System Fixed Capital Outlay Legislative Budget Request, including the Preliminary Selection Group of Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) eligible projects. The Board will also consider approval of a P3 research facility for Florida Polytechnic University.
Audit and Compliance Committee: The Board will hear a summary of the audit coverage for the fiscal year 2020-2021 for State University System of Florida universities. The Board will also hear an update of FAMU’s most recent progress in addressing the intercollegiate athletics program budget.
Academic and Student Affairs Committee: The Board will consider approval of the 2022-23 Legislative Budget Request for the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University – Florida State University College of Engineering.
Innovation and Online Committee: The Board will hear an update on planning for a Post-Pandemic World in the State University System.
Nomination and Governance Committee: The Board will consider appointments to trustee vacancies at Florida Atlantic University and Florida State University.
Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment: On Wednesday, the Task Force will hear from business leaders from the clean energy and technology industry regarding future talent needs and how the State University System can address those needs. Panelists include Mr. Jose Mas, Chief Executive Officer at MasTec, Inc.; Ms. Melissa Miller, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Digital Transformation at NextEra Energy; and Mr. Dylan Reeves, Chief Commercial and Product Officer at GE Renewables Digital Services.
Academic and Research Excellence Committee: The Board will hear an update on the State University System implementation on House Bill 7017 related to foreign influence.
Budget and Finance Committee: The Board will consider approval of the Public Notice of Intent to Adopt Regulation 9.015. The Board will also consider approval of the 2021-2022 State University System Operating Budget. Additionally, the Board will consider approval of the 2022-2023 operating Legislative Budget Request for the State University System. The Board will also have a discussion on possible enhancements to the performance-based funding model.
Full Board: The Board will consider the confirmations of Dr. Pamela Chally as the interim president of the University of North Florida and Ms. Rhea Law as the interim president of the University of South Florida. The Board will consider the reappointment of Dr. Mike Martin as the president of Florida Gulf Coast University. Additionally, the Board will recognize outgoing presidents Dr. David Szymanski of the University of North Florida and Dr. Steven Currall of the University of South Florida.
The Board of Governors’ meeting will be held at Florida International University, with committee meetings scheduled to begin August 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. The full Board meeting is scheduled to begin on September 1, 2021, at 11:15 a.m. Meeting times are subject to change. The full agenda is available at flbog.edu. Updates are also available on Facebook and Twitter.