From recycling bins to new water bottle filling stations, UNF has all the makings of a “green” campus. But when it comes to investments, all bets are off. The UNF Foundation is a nonprofit organization responsible for collecting donations intended to provide financial support to the university. This money is […]
Although John Dean resigned from his position as chief of police months ago, he’s still working for an $85,000 annual salary on campus. Sharon Ashton, vice president for Public Relations, confirmed that Dean’s pay rate remains the same until his retirement. Dean’s current position is safety and training officer. His […]
Outtakes is usually a quick-stop for students wanting to conquer school munchies before running to class. Some students may wonder why the prices at UNF’s convenient little store are all over the place and seemingly more expensive than anywhere else. For students on a health kick, a Nature Valley granola […]
Time slots, mandatory requirements and lack of refunds have some students wondering why meal plans at University of North Florida are so strict. Some students want to know why they can’t get a refund on the cheeseburger they didn’t get to eat at lunch.
A shuttle that takes students to the major shopping center is convenient for some, but for those whose classes fall between the scheduled times, not so much.
“There’s always a place to park,” said Vince Smyth, Assistant Vice President of Administration and Finance. “The issue is people want to park right beside their office or class or residence hall. That’s why you end up with what’s perceived as a problem.”
IncludED, a new system being discussed, could give students a new approach to textbooks. IncludED is a program offered through Follett, which is the course material distributer for the UNF Bookstore. The program would factor the cost of textbooks into tuition or fees.
The senate passed a travel request of $2,465 for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to attend a conference.
Several clubs and individuals made funding requests – only one was denied.
Travel requests for two conferences and a failed bill.
The Military and Veteran’s Resource Center was granted $25,000 from the Student Union Fund Balance as initial funding for a Veterans Memorial. A request from the Executive Branch for $16,064.71 to fund an office build out was granted.