Posts Tagged ‘University of West Florida’
In a letter to the CMPA board, UWF President Judy Bense asks that Site A be delivered as an acceptable pad ready construction site by August 2010. “However, we recognize there may be additional unplanned costs associated with accelerating this site. Therefore, in the spirit of cooperation the [...]
I've talked to several people who attend the meeting that the University of West Florida held for the donors to the Maritime Museum. I think UWF officials thought that there would be a big uproar over moving the museum site to Main Street----a move brought about because of a $13-million federal [...]
Press Release: The University of West Florida has once again been named one of the best colleges and universities in the Southeast according to “The Princeton Review.” The education services company selected the school as one of 141 institutions it recommends in its “Best in the [...]
UWF has released its administration salaries as part of its negotiations with the UWF faculty union. The salaries on the spreadsheet are in thousands...not sure why. Read UWF AdminSalaries.
We are hearing that the University of West Florida will name Dr. Kyle Marrero, the director of the Pensacola Opera and chair of the Department of music, to replace Dr. Dean Van Galen, Vice President for University Advancement.
This letter is being circulated among UWF faculty: Dear fellow UWF faculty member, As the chief negotiator of your UFF, I feel the need to object, most stridently, to the characterization of the current impasse situation provided by UWF's chief negotiator, Jane Halonen. To analyze her [...]
The University of West Florida pays less to its professors and associate professors than six of the nine universities in the state that offer master programs, according to an American Association of University Professors survey. Only Barry University and Jacksonville University pay their professors [...]
I read the daily newspaper's article on yesterday's Community Maritime Park Associates Board meeting. It's titled "Maritime Park plan in flux." Folks, we have to get rid of this notion that the Community Maritime Park plans can't be adjusted from the original conceptual drawings done three years [...]
There is persistent buzz that Dr. Judy Benz will be named the interim president of the University of West Florida. The popular professor will hold the fort while the search committee finds a permanent replacement. Expect the new president to be named by the end of the year, if not sooner.
The search committee to name the interim UWF president will narrow the choices down to two candidates within the next week. One will be from inside the university. The other will come from outside. Based on my conversations around town, the two finalists will most probably be Ed Ranelli (inside [...]
A hot topic is who will be appointed the interim president for the University of West Florida. Former Florida House Majority Leader and UWF student body president Jerry Maygarden is the sentimental favorite. However, Maygarden only has a masters. Some believe that he would give the university the [...]
UWF president John Cavanaugh is interviewing for the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. He is a finalist of a system with 110,500 students. John has been at UWF for six years. Why is the daily newspaper making such a big deal of him looking into better jobs? I [...]