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Interim replacement for VP of Academic Affairs hired

Alex Wilson

March 26, 2013

Dr. Earle Traynham will temporarily hold office as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs while the university searches for a permanent replacement. According to a UNF Media Relations press release, Traynham will be...

UNF presents new flagships


July 19, 2011

UNF’s music and nutrition programs are now flagship programs. UNF officials create flagships to recognize programs that have excelled in their specific concentrations. The music and nutrition programs will receive $2.5 million ...

Educate yourself while the getting is good, these prices won’t last long


January 19, 2011

As student tuition rises every year, faculty and administrators disagree on whether it’s actually worth it. All 11 of Florida’s public universities’ tuition rates increased again this year to maintain the status quo....

Beeline: NFL Division Predictions


September 8, 2010

The NFL’s regular season will officially kick off in New Orleans Sept. 9 when Brett Favre, Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings head to the Louisiana Superdome to play Drew Brees and the defending Super Bowl Champion Saints....

Knights charge out of open tryouts confident with new players


August 17, 2010

The Jacksonville Knights football team is excited about the outcome of the open tryouts they held July 31 at Plantation Park in Julington Creek, Fla., said Knights’ founder and Executive Director Jeremy McDonald. The Knights...

Knights Sign Extension to Play at Hodges Stadium


July 26, 2010

The Jacksonville Knights will continue to play their home games at Hodges Stadium, which is on the campus of the University of North Florida, after they announced the signing of a two year contract extension on July 23, that will...

UNF officially dismisses Giuma


March 24, 2010

UNF Electrical Engineering Professor Tayeb Giuma, who was recently charged with simple battery, was formally dismissed March 24 after the results of a March 15 predetermination conference. UNF Provost Mark Workman wrote in...

Fired professor meets with UNF to plea for his job


March 24, 2010

New Story: https://www.unfspinnaker.com/carousel/2010/03/24/unf-officially-dismisses-giuma/ Professor Tayeb Giuma, the electrical engineering professor who was recently fired for various misconduct issues, met with Provost Mark...

Biology department head reveals the truth about animal dissections at UNF, offers alternatives


October 7, 2009

UNF vegan student starts online petition against required animal dissections, accepts compromise “Well it all started at the beginning of this semester,” post-baccalaureate pre-physician's assistant student Krystin Greene sa...

College of Computing, Engineering and Construction receives interim dean


May 26, 2009

Mark Workman, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, announced May 7 that Dr. Peter Braza will be replacing Dean Neal Coulter as interim dean at the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction for the next two y...

UNF graduation rates fall behind Fla. schools


April 1, 2009

Frustrated students who have branded UNF as U-Never-Finish might be justified in their bitterness, as the university’s graduation rates are falling behind other Florida schools. In contrast to the University of Florida and...

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