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Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes April 14 2011 3:00 5:00 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium The meeting was called to order at 3:0 5 p.m. Minutes of the March meeting were approved. Chairs Report Mary Ann Ferguson, Faculty Senate Chair Announcements: Chair Ferguson noted that April 15 is the last day to vote for senate committees and councils. Presidents reception at the Presidents H ouse is today after the Senate meeting Council updates: Budget council is presenting a draft report on RCM today. Infrastructure is working on retraining and recertification They will be speaking to folks from the bookstore and hear information on tenure and promotion. Welfare is looki ng at online faculty assignments and will work on health care changes. Research and Scholarship is focusing on training grants and other issues. APC reviewed the dental school proposal. Chair Ferguson thanked the 2010 2011 Steering Committee, Chairs of Committees and Councils Barbara Wingo, ChairElect Nygren and the Senate Administrative Assistant for all their hard work during the past year. She also mentioned that shared governance is doing well in the colleges and is evolving and changing. Some colleges are advanced in procedures and processes while others are still working. The Senate will have a meeting in McCarty C100 on May 19 where we hope to hear more on the budget from President Machen Presidents Re port Bernie Machen, President President Machen pointed out that it will be good to have a Faculty Senate meeting in May. The legislature is busy and we wont know until after graduation what will happen. Dr. Machen p redicts that the legislature will do something with the pension. ORP will probably stay same but the difference will most likely be in the amount that the state and employee will pay toward that plan. Employees might have to pay 3%. Predictions are that the defined benefit program will continue with employe es contributing. T here will probably be increases in health premiums for health care Dr. Machen has asked for authority to selfinsure next year if necessary. It looks like we are getting support for the proposal to take a cohort of students that woul d matriculate spring and summer and not fall. Bright Futures would be allowed to pa y for the summer cohort of students Because of this will increase student population, colleges might have to rethink their summer schedules. The Health Science Center is at risk with the Medicaid reform. There is also a b ill in the legislature to give Shands sovereign immunity. The federal government hasnt started work on FY12 budget. At the moment, legislators are busy working on FY11 budget with plans to eliminat e this summers pell grants Most likely the state legislature will not approve Dr. Machens request for a 30% tuition increase for next year.

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Faculty Senate Minutes April 14 2011 Page 2 Action Items After each candidate gave a 5 minute presentation about his/her qualifications for ChairElect the senate elected Cheri Brodeur by written ballot ( Cheri Brodeur 47; John Leavey 27; Jay Watkins 15 ) Information Items Curriculum Committee Bernard Mair, Chair A Proposal to Create a School of Advanced Dental Sciences in the College of Dentistry Dr. Tim Wheeler Professor and Assistant Dean. Dr. Wheeler gave a short presentation on reasons for requesting this new school. Some of the points that he gave are: Residents indicated a desire for more interdisciplinary training The new school will improve not only resident education but also patient care. It will improve public relations, utilization of existing resources research and its the future of advanc ed dental education. Programs involved in the school are Departments of Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Den tistry, Periodontology and the P rosthodontic G raduate P rogram. Inactive Programs for information only o BSBA, Major in Real Estate o Master of Fire Science/Emergency Services Proposal for the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Paul D An ieri Dean D Anieri presented an overview of the new degree proposal. This degree will meet the high natio nal demand for a bachelors degree in international studies. There will be some redirecting of budget and teaching assignments. Students will be admitted when they apply for admission to the University or request a change in major. Constitution Committe e Margaret Temple Smith Chair Constitution Committee worked on the wording of two revisions. One from the APC pertaining to the General Education Committee and the other is the Committee on Committees recommendation for a change to the bylaw describing the UCC. After discussion abou t the wording of sentence s in both revisions, it was decided to send this back to the Steering Committee for wording. Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Jill Varnes, NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Varnes presented the annual report on the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee. She reviewed the role and responsibilities of the committee, the UAA corporate structure and the support programs for women and mens sports. Seven UF athletic teams scored 100% for graduation success rate for fall 20 10. Twelve of the sixteen programs had rates above the national average. Floridas graduation rates are second (82%) in the SEC and fourth nationally. Athletes performed 4328 hours of community service.

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Faculty Senate Minutes April 14 2011 Page 3 Academic Integrity Task Force Jen Day Shaw Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students The Academic Integrity Task Force charge was to determine whether there is a problem with academic integrity at the U niversity, determine how widespread if there is a problem, characterize t he associated issues and make a recommendation for change. The task force has looked at as much data as it can and is about three quarters of the way through. DSO data and SERU survey results were reviewed. Students participat ion was 12.7% and faculty 28%. The Task Force is taking all the information and trying to figure out what this all means. A final report will be prepared for the provost and campus distribution. UFPD : Use of Force Re view Chief Linda Stump, UFPD Chief Stump gave a brief overview of the Polic e Department s operations and the use of force training. Theres been an increase in calls for service, SNAP Escorts and Rape Aggression Defense Training. Reports generated and arrests decreased. Some of the important changes affec ting UFPD Use of Force is improved pre event planning, review/enhancement of protocol for event management and changes in UFPD use of Force Policy. Every use of force incident is thoroughly reviewed to determin e if it was in compliance with state law, UFP D directives and whether it was reasonable and necessary. Budget Council: Draft report on RCM James Klausner Budget Council co chair The copy of the draft RCM report is located on the senate website for faculty comments. RCM (Responsibility Centered management) is a financial management philosophy. The RCM report has four sections: Potential RCM Opportunities, Beneficial Impacts, Deleterious Impacts & Unintended Consequences and Budget Council Recommendations. Dr. Klausner noted that the Budget Council is not the RCM Committee. The Council has the following recommendations: An annual report should be presented to the Senate by the Provost RCM Committee should address unres olved deleterious impacts, with high priority given to fostering interdisciplinary academic programs Predictability of RCM budgeting must be resolved RCM budgeting at the college level should achieve some level of transparency as central administration. VIVO Mike Conlon, Director of Biomedical Informatics VIVO is a research and scholarship discovery across the University of Floirda and is a service of Smathers Library It is a network of a rapidly growing group of schools around the country. V IVO pr ovides linked information about scholarships, people, papers, grants, organizations, resources, studies, creative works, and datasets. The VIVO database at Florida contains 6905 faculty, 15954 grants, 5369 organizations and 12622 publications. Faculty an d staff profiles provide linked information regarding scholarly activities. Some of the us es for VIVO are: to identify p otential collaborators and mentors find investigators by location find resources and the people who use them route information based on interests find investigators who genetic work involved genes which have been implicated in particular diseases

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Faculty Senate Minutes April 14 2011 Page 4 predict team success. Open Discussion Concern was raised about the lack of attendance at the February 2011 Academ ic Policy Council meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 5: 09 p.m. Senators Attending Peter Adams Mary Atkins Wayne Archer Monika Ardelt Lorena Baccaglini Sanford Berg Alexander Berkovich Ashely Booth Norse Gijs Bosman Brent Broaddus Jane Brockmann Cheri Brodeur Amy Buhler Eileen Buss Nina Caputo William Castleman Nico Cellinese George Christou Jean Cibula Maria Coady Donald Cohen Robert Cook Betsy Creveling Oscar Crisalle Jerry Culen Deb Cupples John Dobson Michael Dukes Larry Duncan Liz Felter Mary Ann Ferguson Jane Gannon Lauren GarberLake Renee Goodrich Kelly Gray Eurom David Groisser Charles Haddad David Hahn Ferderick Hamann Brian Harfe Galia Hatav Marc Heft Richard Hill Shannon Hollliday David Holmes Aida Hozic Margeaux Johnson John Kammeyer Mike Katovich Phil Kaufman James Klausner Jason Kruse John Leavey Stephen Lewis Chihray Liu Rob MacKay John Mecholsky Renwei Mei Mike Meldrom David Miller Martha Monroe Cynthia Morton Paul Mueller Carol Murphy Vasudha Narayanan Michael Nussbaum Scott Nygren Mark Orazem Marc Ottenga Anand Paul Deana Pelfrey Neta Pulvermacher David Reed Robert Ries Beverly Roberts Andrew Rosalsky Sandra Russo Vicki Sarajedini Greg Sawyer SA Sherif Katie Sieving Susan Sinnott Daniel Siragusa Stephen Smith Maya Stanfield Mazzi Keith Stanfill John Stevely J. J. Tepas Kevin Thompson Barry Tillman Mark Tillman Sonal Tuli Jay Watkins Loren Waxenberg Bernard Whiting Tomn Wichman Henry Wihnyk Joe Wilson Joel Yelich Liaisons Paul DAnieri Henrietta Logan Bernie Machen Judith Russell Margaret Temple Smith Barbara Wingo Guests Mike Conlon Carol Kem Andy McCollough Rick Yost Tim Wheeler John sun Jill Varnes Stephanie Hanson

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Faculty Senate Meeting
Minutes
April 14, 2011
3:00 5:00 p.m.
Reitz Union Auditorium


The meeting was called to order at 3:05 p.m.

Minutes of the March meeting were approved.

Chair's Report Mary Ann Ferguson, Faculty Senate Chair

Announcements: Chair Ferguson noted that April 15 is the last day to vote for senate committees and councils.
President's reception at the President's House is today after the Senate meeting. Council updates: Budget
council is presenting a draft report on RCM today. Infrastructure is working on retraining and recertification.
They will be speaking to folks from the bookstore and hear information on tenure and promotion. Welfare is
looking at online faculty assignments and will work on health care changes. Research and Scholarship is focusing
on training grants and other issues. APC reviewed the dental school proposal.

Chair Ferguson thanked the 2010-2011 Steering Committee, Chairs of Committees and Councils, Barbara Wingo,
Chair-Elect Nygren and the Senate Administrative Assistant for all their hard work during the past year. She also
mentioned that shared governance is doing well in the colleges and is evolving and changing. Some colleges are
advanced in procedures and processes while others are still working. The Senate will have a meeting in McCarty
C100 on May 19 where we hope to hear more on the budget from President. Machen.

President's Report Bernie Machen, President

President Machen pointed out that it will be good to have a Faculty Senate meeting in May. The legislature is
busy and we won't know until after graduation what will happen. Dr. Machen predicts that the legislature will
do something with the pension. ORP will probably stay same, but the difference will most likely be in the
amount that the state and employee will pay toward that plan. Employees might have to pay 3%. Predictions
are that the defined benefit program will continue with employees contributing. There will probably be
increases in health premiums for health care. Dr. Machen has asked for authority to self-insure next year if
necessary.

It looks like we are getting support for the proposal to take a cohort of students that would matriculate spring
and summer and not fall. Bright Futures would be allowed to pay for the summer cohort of students. Because
of this will increase student population, colleges might have to rethink their summer schedules.

The Health Science Center is at risk with the Medicaid reform. There is also a bill in the legislature to give
Shands sovereign immunity.

The federal government hasn't started work on FY12 budget. At the moment, legislators are busy working on
FY11 budget with plans to eliminate this summer's pell grants.

Most likely the state legislature will not approve Dr. Machen's request for a 30% tuition increase for next year.







Faculty Senate Minutes April 14, 2011


Action Items

After each candidate gave a 5 minute presentation about his/her qualifications for Chair-Elect, the senate
elected Cheri Brodeur by written ballot. (Cheri Brodeur 47; John Leavey 27; Jay Watkins 15)

Information Items

Curriculum Committee Bernard Mair, Chair

A Proposal to Create a School of Advanced Dental Sciences in the College of Dentistry Dr. Tim Wheeler,
Professor and Assistant Dean.
Dr. Wheeler gave a short presentation on reasons for requesting this new school. Some of the
points that he gave are:
Residents indicated a desire for more interdisciplinary training.
The new school will improve not only resident education but also patient care.
It will improve public relations, utilization of existing resources, research and it's the
future of advanced dental education.
Programs involved in the school are Departments of Endodontics, Orthodontics,
Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology and the Prosthodontic Graduate Program.

Inactive Programs for information only
o BSBA, Major in Real Estate
o Master of Fire Science/Emergency Services

Proposalfor the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean
Paul D'Anieri
Dean D'Anieri presented an overview of the new degree proposal. This degree will meet the
high national demand for a bachelor's degree in international studies. There will be some
redirecting of budget and teaching assignments. Students will be admitted when they apply for
admission to the University or request a change in major.

Constitution Committee Margaret Temple-Smith, Chair
Constitution Committee worked on the wording of two revisions. One from the APC pertaining to the
General Education Committee and the other is the Committee on Committee's recommendation for a
change to the bylaw describing the UCC. After discussion about the wording of sentences in both
revisions, it was decided to send this back to the Steering Committee for wording.

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Jill Varnes, NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative
Dr. Varnes presented the annual report on the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee. She reviewed the
role and responsibilities of the committee, the UAA corporate structure and the support programs for
women and men's sports. Seven UF athletic teams scored 100% for graduation success rate for fall
2010. Twelve of the sixteen programs had rates above the national average. Florida's graduation rates
are second (82%) in the SEC and fourth nationally. Athletes performed 4328 hours of community
service.


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Academic Integrity Task Force Jen Day Shaw, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and
Dean of Students
The Academic Integrity Task Force charge was to determine whether there is a problem with academic integrity
at the University, determine how widespread if there is a problem, characterize the associated issues and make
a recommendation for change. The task force has looked at as much data as it can and is about three quarters
of the way through. DSO data and SERU survey results were reviewed. Students participation was 12.7% and
faculty 28%. The Task Force is taking all the information and trying to figure out what this all means. A final
report will be prepared for the provost and campus distribution.




UFPD: Use of Force Review Chief Linda Stump, UFPD


Chief Stump gave a brief overview of the Police Department's operations and the use of force training. There's
been an increase in calls for service, SNAP Escorts and Rape Aggression Defense Training. Reports generated
and arrests decreased. Some of the important changes affecting UFPD Use of Force is improved pre-event
planning, review/enhancement of protocol for event management and changes in UFPD use of Force Policy.
Every use of force incident is thoroughly reviewed to determine if it was in compliance with state law, UFPD
directives and whether it was reasonable and necessary.

Budget Council: Draft report on RCM James Klausner, Budget Council co-chair

The copy of the draft RCM report is located on the senate website for faculty comments. RCM (Responsibility
Centered management) is a financial management philosophy. The RCM report has four sections: Potential
RCM Opportunities, Beneficial Impacts, Deleterious Impacts & Unintended Consequences and Budget Council
Recommendations. Dr. Klausner noted that the Budget Council is not the RCM Committee. The Council has the
following recommendations:
An annual report should be presented to the Senate by the Provost
RCM Committee should address unresolved deleterious impacts, with high priority given to fostering
interdisciplinary academic programs
Predictability of RCM budgeting must be resolved
RCM budgeting at the college level should achieve some level of transparency as central administration.

VIVO Mike Conlon, Director of Biomedical Informatics

VIVO is a research and scholarship discovery across the University of Floirda and is a service of Smathers Library.
It is a network of a rapidly growing group of schools around the country. VIVO provides linked information
about scholarships, people, papers, grants, organizations, resources, studies, creative works, and datasets. The
VIVO database at Florida contains 6905 faculty, 15954 grants, 5369 organizations and 12622 publications.
Faculty and staff profiles provide linked information regarding scholarly activities. Some of the uses for VIVO
are:
to identify potential collaborators and mentors
find investigators by location
find resources and the people who use them
route information based on interests
find investigators who genetic work involved genes which have been implicated in particular diseases


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Faculty Senate Minutes April 14, 2011


predict team success.

Open Discussion
Concern was raised about the lack of attendance at the February 2011 Academic Policy Council meeting.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:09 p.m.

Senators Attending


Peter Adams
Mary Atkins
Wayne Archer
Monika Ardelt
Lorena Baccaglini
Sanford Berg
Alexander Berkovich
Ashely Booth Norse
Gijs Bosman
Brent Broaddus
Jane Brockmann
Cheri Brodeur
Amy Buhler
Eileen Buss
Nina Caputo
William Castleman
Nico Cellinese
George Christou
Jean Cibula
Maria Coady
Donald Cohen
Robert Cook
Betsy Creveling
Oscar Crisalle
Jerry Culen
Deb Cupples
John Dobson
Michael Dukes
Larry Duncan
Liz Felter
Mary Ann Ferguson
Jane Gannon
Lauren Garber-Lake
Renee Goodrich
Kelly Gray-Eurom
David Groisser
Charles Haddad
David Hahn
Ferderick Hamann


Brian Harfe
Galia Hatav
Marc Heft
Richard Hill
Shannon Hollliday
David Holmes
Aida Hozic
Margeaux Johnson
John Kammeyer
Mike Katovich
Phil Kaufman
James Klausner
Jason Kruse
John Leavey
Stephen Lewis
Chihray Liu
Rob MacKay
John Mecholsky
Renwei Mei
Mike Meldrom
David Miller
Martha Monroe
Cynthia Morton
Paul Mueller
Carol Murphy
Vasudha Narayanan
Michael Nussbaum
Scott Nygren
Mark Orazem
Marc Ottenga
Anand Paul
Deana Pelfrey
Neta Pulvermacher
David Reed
Robert Ries
Beverly Roberts
Andrew Rosalsky
Sandra Russo
Vicki Sarajedini


Greg Sawyer
SA Sherif
Katie Sieving
Susan Sinnott
Daniel Siragusa
Stephen Smith
Maya Stanfield-Mazzi
Keith Stanfill
John Stevely
J. J. Tepas
Kevin Thompson
Barry Tillman
Mark Tillman
Sonal Tuli
Jay Watkins
Loren Waxenberg
Bernard Whiting
Tomn Wichman
Henry Wihnyk
Joe Wilson
Joel Yelich

Liaisons
Paul D'Anieri
Henrietta Logan
Bernie Machen
Judith Russell
Margaret Temple-Smith
Barbara Wingo

Guests
Mike Conlon
Carol Kem
Andy McCollough
Rick Yost
Tim Wheeler
John sun
Jill Varnes
Stephanie Hanson


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Martin Main
Calogen Dolie
Paul Ortiz
Regina Bussing
Robert Ries


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