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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 [...]

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Weekend buzz: Dollar General, Touart fallout, another big check for UWF, Jeb favored

Dollar General/Cordova Park area Based on emails posted on the Facebook page-“No to Dollar General at the Corner of Summit and Spanish Trail!!!”- the rezoning proposal for the site for the store will not come before the Pensacola City Council until March 27. This means the issue will have [...]

Hate crimes double in Pensacola

Hate crimes double in Pensacola

The Pensacola area saw the number of its reported hate crimes double in 2012 from the prior year, according to a report released Tuesday by Attorney General Pam Bondi's office. Overall Florida saw a 22.3 percent increase in reported hate crimes from the prior year. Racially-motivated crimes [...]

Lewis Bear family gives UWF $1 million

Lewis Bear family gives UWF $1 million

After today's board of trustees meeting for the University of West Florida, the Lewis Bear Family Foundation presented UWF president Dr. Judy Bense a check for $1 million. The gift will support the UWF engineering department and supply chain logistics program. "This gift will build an eternal [...]

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