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Board of Governors – Regular Meeting, Part B

Thursday, November 21, 2013, between 8:30 and 11:45 AM


  • Dean Colson
  • Mori Hosseini
  • All Board Members


Call to Order and Chair’s Report

Chair Dean Colson

Interim Chancellor’s Report

Interim Chancellor Jan Ignash

Public Comment

Chair Colson

Presentation, Frost Scholarship Programme, University of Oxford

Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton, University of Oxford

Election of Officers, Chair and Vice Chair, Board of Governors, January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2015

Confirmation of Reappointment of President for Florida International University

Chair Colson

Confirmation of Reappointment of President for University of North Florida

Chair Colson

Approval of the Board of Governors Commission on Florida Higher Education Access and Degree Attainment Final Report and Solicitation of Grant Applications

Dr. Jan Ignash, Interim Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, Board of Governors

Facilities Committee Report

Governor Dick Beard

  • Final Approval of Amendment of State University System Board of Governors Debt Management Guidelines
  • Final Approval of Amendment of Board of Governors Regulations
    • Regulation 9.005 Naming of Building and Facilities
    • Regulation 14.0025 Action Required Prior to Capital Outlay Appropriation
    • Regulation 14.023 Notice and Protest Procedures

Audit and Compliance Committee Report

Governor Alan Levine

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Report

Governor Norman Tripp

  • Final Approval of Amendment of Board of Governors Regulations
    • Regulation 6.002 Admission of Undergraduate First-Time-in-College, Degree-Seeking Freshmen
    • Regulation 6.004 Admission of Undergraduate, Degree-Seeking Transfer Students
    • Regulation 6.008 Postsecondary College-Level Preparatory Testing, Placement, and Instruction for State Universities
  • Academic Program Items
    • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, CIP 43.0104, UCF
    • Termination of Ph.D. in Physical Education, CIP 13.1314, FSU
    • Request for Limited Access Status, B.S. in Radiography, CIP 51.0911, UNF
  • Approval of Memorandum of Agreement with Southern Regional Education Board for the Electronic Campus Regional Reciprocity Agreement

Strategic Planning Committee Report

Governor Patricia Frost

  • Programs of Strategic Emphasis Update
  • Preeminent State Research University Benchmark Plans
  • Florida Center for Cybersecurity Report

Trustee Nominating and Development Committee Report

Governor Mori Hosseini

  • Appointment of University Trustee: University of Central Florida (1 vacancy)

Budget and Finance Committee Report

Governor Tom Kuntz

  • Final Approval of Amendment of Board of Governors Regulations
    • Regulation 7.003 Fees, Fines and Penalties
    • Regulation 7.008 Waiver of Tuition and Fees
    • Regulation 9.007 State University Operating Budgets
  • Final Approval of New Board of Governors Regulation 9.014 Collegiate Operating Budgets
  • Performance Funding Board of Trustees Choice Metric
  • Market Tuition Proposals

Concluding Remarks and Adjournment

Chair Colson