Time and place. This meeting was conducted at 12 noon on Zoom.

Attendance. Nineteen members, including ten members of the Council, and one staff member and one guest.

President’s Report & Essential Issues.

  • Budget Cut Process. Discussion. There are lots of rumors going around. Discussion of steps that the Administration may take.
  • Opening School in Spring. Discussion.
  • COVID-19 Infection Report. USF’s dashboard was rated C+ by COVID-19 Dashboard Ratings.
  • Consolidation. We understand that some administrators are leaving.

New Business.

  • USF Sarasota / Manatee. The Administration is restricting intra-faculty communication. Discussion.
  • USF St. Petersburg. The Crow’s Nest reported on some complaints about consolidation.

Committee Reports.

  • Grievances. Discussion.
  • Membership. Discussion.
  • Treasury. We are solvent.
  • Bargaining. Discussion.

These minutes respectfully submitted on 18 October 2020.