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Upcoming events at UWF

Upcoming events at UWF

Below are upcoming events at the University of West Florida. Disability Awareness Conference Date: Thursday, Oct. 9 Time: 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Location: University Commons Auditorium Details: UWF will host the 11th Annual Disability Awareness Conference, sponsored by the UWF ADA Compliance [...]

Saunders promoted at UWF to oversee academics and operations

Saunders promoted at UWF to oversee academics and operations

In response to the recent "No Confidence" vote by the faculty senate, UWF President Dr. Judy Bense has appointed Martha Saunders the Provost and Executive Vice President of the University of West Florida. Dr. Saunders will serve as both the Chief Academic Officer and Chief Operating Officer of [...]

State of UWF: Bense calls for unity

State of UWF: Bense calls for unity

University of West Florida President Judy Bense presented the 2014 State of the University address on Wednesday in which called on the faculty, staff and students to join together to meet the challenges facing the university. “Our success is up to us,” Bense said. “We have huge challenges, [...]

Weekend Buzz: Faculty loses confidence in Bense, Good week for Hayward, Scott dumps $1 mil in Pensacola

Weekend Buzz: Faculty loses confidence in Bense, Good week for Hayward, Scott dumps $1 mil in Pensacola

The University of West Florida Faculty Senate voted "No Confidence" in the UWF President Judy Bense. The vote was 17-2, with one abstention. The teachers’ union has been battling the UWF administration over its collective bargaining agreement. An emergency Board of Trustees meeting has been [...]

UWF hosts third annual ‘No Cheat’ week, Sept 8-12

UWF hosts third annual ‘No Cheat’ week, Sept 8-12

‘As Argonauts, we act with integrity. We do not lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those who do.’ – UWF Honor Code The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, along with the Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Board, will host the third annual Academic Integrity Week [...]

UWF contract negotiations with faculty at impasse, emails and barbs exchanged

UWF contract negotiations with faculty at impasse, emails and barbs exchanged

Last week, the UFF (representing all in-unit faculty at UWF) declared an impasse in negotiations for the 2014-17 Collective Bargaining Agreement. UWF President Dr. Judy Bense reached out to the facility members via email to give the university's side: The University and UFF have been [...]

UWF could pay $5000 per football game for use of Maritime Park

UWF could pay $5000 per football game for use of Maritime Park

The CMPA will hold a special executive meeting next Friday, August 8 at 9 a.m. to discuss a proposed park rental agreement with the University of West Florida for its home football games. The two-year agreement gives the university the use of the entire park --stadium, amphitheatre and festival [...]

UWF retired athletic director Berg named to Gulf South Conference Hall of Fame

UWF retired athletic director Berg named to Gulf South Conference Hall of Fame

Richard Berg, the University of West Florida Athletic Director from 1988-2005, has been named to the inaugural Gulf South Conference Hall of Fame class. The GSC Hall of Fame is 45 years in the making and features five former student-athletes, three administrators and two head coaches in the [...]

University of West Florida Upcoming Events, May 18-24

University of West Florida Upcoming Events, May 18-24

Terrorism and Cyber Security: Implications for Private and Public Institutions Date: Monday, May 19 Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Location: UWF Conference Center Details: The UWF College of Business Executive Mentor Program will present "Terrorism and Cyber Security: Implications for Private and Public [...]

Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

UWF Student Government Association to host Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally in support of legislative campaign WHAT: The University of West Florida Student Government Association will host a Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. in the UWF Commons to support [...]

UWF names Michael Myhre as the New Florida SBDC Network State Director

UWF names Michael Myhre as the New Florida SBDC Network State Director

FSBDCN State Office: The Florida SBDC Network is pleased to announce the University of West Florida's selection of Michael W. Myhre as the new Network State Director. In this role, Myhre will lead the statewide network of more than 40 offices and close to 250 employees, providing strategic vision [...]

Weekend Buzz:

Weekend Buzz:

FDLE Chemist The announcement of a Saturday press conference by the FDLE commissioner almost escaped our notice, except it concerned its Pensacola lab. Last summer, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office had issued a statement that an employee had been placed on administrative leave when some [...]

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