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Thursday, October 06, 2022

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UF President Kent Fuchs addresses the Board of Trustees in 2020. He announced he would step down from his role at the beginning of the Spring semester.
CAMPUS  |  UF ADMINISTRATION

UF’s presidential search continues

The university will host four listening sessions in the next two days as a part of the search for the next president. Faculty and students can provide input on qualities they want the presidential search committee and board of trustees to keep in mind Monday and Tuesday. 


An employee prepares a cheeseburger at The Fresh Food Company.
CAMPUS

UF to hire new food provider

UF Business Services announced recently it will break off its 13-year contract with Aramark to hire Chartwells Higher Education to handle all on-campus food services, including catering, residential, retail and athletic dining. The new provider is set to take over July 1.


CAMPUS

UF to install additional locks following voyeurism case

Four months after a 24-year-old snuck into UF residence hall bathrooms and recorded women, UF Housing installed additional locks on bathroom doors. But residents remain uneasy about their safety. Deontre Donnell Mason snuck into female-only floors in Murphree Hall and Thomas Hall and took videos of at least nine residents as they showered, used the bathroom and walked up the stairs. 


CAMPUS  |  STUDENT LIFE

Men’s restrooms still outnumber women’s in STEM buildings

Fewer women’s restrooms in UF STEM buildings lead some women to question whether they belong in a male-dominated field. Ginger Lucas, a 22-year-old nuclear science senior, said the lack of equal restrooms bothers her but pushes her even further to prove her capabilities to others. “It’s just a minor inconvenience and sort of irritation,” Lucas said. “Like a reminder of the past, of how things used to be.”


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