History of the UF Division of Student Affairs - Page 34

34 Research funding and capital campaigns also grew under President Machen’s leadership. Annual research funding grew from $470 million to $641 million in 2013; a recent capital campaign raised $1.7 billion. In 2010, Machen led UF in joining Gainesville Community members to develop the Innovation Square initiative including the Innovation Hub technology incubator approximately two blocks from UF on the site of the former Alachua General Hospital. During this time period, the UF Innovation Academy, a spring/summer academic year program, and UF Online, a program to offer undergraduate degree programs totally online were developed. Student Affairs staff were tapped to design support services for both programs. Machen continued UF’s efforts to reach Top Ten status including a UF Preeminence Plan that received approval and funding in 2013. Machen retired from UF in 2014. Dr. W. Kent Fuchs became UF’s president in January 2015. During her tenure, Telles-Irvin reorganized Student Affairs. Additional admin istrative positions were added to the Office of the Vice President. In 2008, the Center for Leadership and Service, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, Off Campus Life, and Student Legal Services were moved from the Dean of Students Office to report directly to the Office of the Vice President. Changes were implemented in the Reitz Union Office of Student Activities with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and the advising of Student Government moved from the Dean of Students Office to Student Activities. Leadership programs and community service moved from the Office of Student Activities to the Dean of Students Office. External departments were involved in DSA organizational change as well. Student Mental Health, a unit in the Student Health Care Center (SHCC) Division of Health Affairs, was consolidated with the Counseling Center to become the Counseling and Wellness Center. At the same time, GatorWell Health Promotions was moved from the SHCC to Student Affairs. Spring 2010, the Counseling and Wellness Center and GatorWell Health Promotions moved to a newly constructed facility on Radio Road. In 2011, Student Financial Affairs moved to Academic Affairs, joining the Office of the University Registrar and the Office of University Admission in the newly-formed Division of Enrollment Management. Telles-Irvin left UF in 2011. Dave Kratzer, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, served as Interim Vice President then in 2012 was hired as Vice President. In 2011, additional internal re-organization occurred affecting the reporting structures of several units, and the Department of Student H i st o ry o f t h e U F D S A