Covid-19

“Unmuted: What Works, What Doesn’t, and How We Can All Do Better When Working Together Online” is a new report released by The Goodman Center in partnership with  the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications (CPIC) and a consortium of non-profit organizations. With…

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Posted: October 19, 2020

To:    All UF Employees Fr:    Joe Glover, Provost, and Charlie Lane, Chief Operating Officer  On March 16, 2020, President Fuchs prohibited non-essential university travel.  Travel that was deemed essential needed approval by a Senior Vice President or Vice President. Employees were strongly encouraged to minimize personal travel.  This memo modifies that policy as…

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Posted: May 13, 2020

BCLS Leadership Workshop Series: Through times of adversity and change, how will your leadership shine through? Join the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service for an engaging Leadership Workshop Series to help you navigate through these current times! Leading through Uncertain Times, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm Strategies…

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Posted: April 6, 2020

To:          All UF Employees Fr:           Joe Glover, Provost, and Charlie Lane, Chief Operating Officer UF will continue online delivery of coursework during the Summer B term, as has been announced for the Summer A and Summer C The Summer B term is being shifted to start…

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Posted: April 6, 2020

The University of Florida has established a COVID-19 Leave Donation Plan (the “Plan”) in response to the developing global COVID-19 pandemic. The Plan allows a leave donor to donate their personally accrued leave (their choice of annual vacation or sick leave) into a UF-sponsored leave pool for use by other employees who…

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Posted: April 6, 2020

UF Research has compiled a list of suggested activities that advance research productivity while also keeping as many as possible in active work status. While this guidance was designed for those typically working in laboratory, field or clinical research funded by sponsored programs, it is applicable to a wide range of research-associated positions…

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Posted: April 2, 2020

FROM: Joe Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Charlie Lane, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President As you may have seen, Governor DeSantis has issued a “safer at home” executive order that addresses essential services and activities for the state of Florida, which will go into effect April 3. …

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Posted: April 2, 2020

UF’s Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders at the University of Florida shares eight “SELF-CARE” tips on how to take care of yourself and your loved ones during the pandemic, with links to resources to help you survive and thrive. For additional resources, please visit the UF Department of Psychiatry’s COVID-19…

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Posted: April 1, 2020

To:        UF Tenure-accruing and Permanent-Status-accruing Faculty From:   Joe Glover, Provost Re:        Probationary Period Extension Because of the current interruption in research and service and the added teaching burden involved with switching mid-semester to an online modality, the deans of the colleges have recommended extending the probationary period. Consequently, I am…

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Posted: March 30, 2020

FROM: Joe Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Jodi Gentry, Vice President for Human Resources In response to the continuously changing circumstances involving the spread of COVID-19, the University of Florida is pausing faculty and staff hiring, including OPS jobs, effective immediately and until further notice, with a…

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Posted: March 27, 2020

Dear Gator Undergraduate Students: In the past two weeks, our entire Gator community has faced unprecedented change in our work, study, and social lives because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The UF Administration and Faculty are grateful for your resilience and flexibility in shifting your lives away from campus as a…

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Posted: March 25, 2020

Due to the unusual circumstances prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, UF has expanded the definition of essential employees to include anyone who may be required to report to work, be “on call” to report to work and/or be available to work remotely. In the past, the “essential” designation was narrowly focused on a…

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Posted: March 25, 2020