​​​​Office of the President

Dr. Fell Learns About Oilers Serving Abroad .... First-hand!

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UF faculty, students and staff invited Dr. Fell to join them on a visit to the Dominican Republic in early October.  Two students, Dallas Smith and Jenise Berning, have made several trips to the "DR" working at an orphanage and school as members of Oilers Serving Abroad.  Dr. Fell was also able to visit with the rector and admnistration of Ucateba University.

Making it 'Official'

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Katherine Fell, Ph.D.,  welcomes three new campus police officers during a swearing in ceremony on August 11, 2016.  The University's security department has transformed into a "hybrid" department with three sworn police officers joining the security staff.  The Office of Safety and Security has undergone a name change to the Office of Campus Safety and Emergency Management.  Read more ...

'One and Two and ... Welcome Back Students!'

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President Fell grabs the baton to welcome members of UF's Marching Oiler Brass during the band's practice session before the start of the academic year.  All students have now returned to campus to start classes on Monday, Aug. 22.  The first week is filled with activities to introduce new students to campus organizations and resources. 

Breaking Ground for the Largest Construction Project in Decades

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Roger and Dr. Katherine Fell (far left) man shovels along with donors and members of the board of trustees at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for Student Life and College of Business.  Inclement weather for the March 31, 2016 ceremony necessitated an "indoor" event!