Strategic Planning Committee: The Board will hear an update on the Civil Discourse Initiative and next steps.
Facilities Committee: The Board will consider approval of the 2021-2022 University Fixed Capital Outlay Budgets. The Board will also consider approval of an amendment to the 2022-23 Fixed Capital Outlay Legislative Budget Request to include a request for a multi-year appropriation from non-recurring general revenue to help address the persistent and growing backlog of deferred maintenance within Education & General facilities in the State University System.
Task Force on Academic and Workforce Alignment: The Task Force has heard from several business leaders across the state of Florida on how the State University System can better engage with the Florida business sector. The committee will discuss potential recommendations and next steps.
Budget and Finance Committee: The Board will consider approval of changes to three performance-based funding metrics. The Board will also consider approval of university 2021-2022 Carryforward Spending Plans.
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. The Board will hear an update on selected COVID-19 research activity from across the System.
Academic and Student Affairs Committee: The Board will consider approval of a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Florida Atlantic University and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology at the University of Central Florida. The Board will also hear an update on the student wellness dashboard project. The dashboard includes a framework with System goals and initiatives to address student wellness, drug and alcohol use, and mental health.
Innovation and Online Committee: The Board will hear an update on planning for a Post-Pandemic World in the State University System.
Full Board: The Board will recognize the Norman D. Tripp Excellence in Supporting Student Success Award recipient. The Board will consider the reappointment of Dr. Larry Robinson as the president of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Dr. John Kelly as the president of Florida Atlantic University, and Dr. Martha Saunders as the president of the University of West Florida. Additionally, the Board will elect the Chair and Vice Chair for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2022, and ending December 31, 2023.
The Board of Governors’ meeting will be held at Florida Atlantic University, with committee meetings scheduled to begin November 4, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. The full Board meeting is scheduled to begin on November 4, 2021, at 2:50 p.m. Meeting times are subject to change. The full agenda is available at flbog.edu. Updates are also available on Facebook and Twitter.