Three of the four UCF employees who were fired by former President Dale Whittaker on Jan. 18 will not be returning to their posts, according to a press release by UCF Assistant Vice President Chad Binette.
A Florida House committee report released Thursday confirmed that UCF improperly transferred as much as $85 million of Educational and General funds to university construction accounts for unauthorized uses.
UCF has made 20 corrective actions since the beginning of the Trevor Colbourn Hall investigation, according to a document released by the Board of Trustees.
Less than one week after former President Dale Whittaker stepped down, Interim Chief Financial Officer Kathy Mitchell offered her resignation Monday morning, according to an email obtained by NSM Today.
Former President Dale Whittaker included falsified information on his résumé when he applied to lead Iowa State University while provost at UCF in 2017, according to an employee's claims in recently released documents from the Florida House Public Integrity and Ethics committee.
The Board of Trustees accepted former President Dale Whittaker’s resignation on Thursday in a seven-to-three vote after emotional testimonials and passionate discussion from the audience took place about his dedication to the university.
President Dale Whittaker has offered his resignation to the UCF Board of Trustees, the university announced Tuesday.
A Florida House committee meeting on the misuse of improper funds by the University of Central Florida, in which President Dale Whittaker, former President John Hitt and other university employees were expected to testify Tuesday afternoon, was canceled.
Two weeks after stepping down as UCF Chairman, Marcos Marchena has resigned from the UCF Board of Trustees, according to a letter he wrote via email Thursday to Ned Lautenbach, a chairman of the Board of Governors.
UCF Board of Trustees Chairman Marcos Marchena announced he will step down from his position as chairman — but said he will remain a trustee — during the Florida Board of Governors meeting at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday.
Following the investigation into the misused $38 million in university funds and the release of the obtained documents, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner representative Joseph Burby concluded there were no urgent health or safety concerns regarding the old Colbourn Hall building.
UCF President Dale Whittaker has decided to terminate four university administrators, according to a Friday morning announcement.
UCF President Dale Whittaker, former UCF President John C. Hitt, former UCF Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer William Merck, along with other faculty members were all provided with information that $38 million in state education and general funds were …
The external investigation into UCF's misuse of funds is still ongoing, but the Board of Trustees did not have further updates during Thursday's meeting at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center.
The Board of Governors asked UCF officials to respond to written questions that scrutinized the misuse of state funds for on-campus construction and those involved in the decision-making process.
UCF officials' misuse of an additional $10 million of state funds was revealed Thursday, adding on to last week's acknowledgment of $38 million inappropriately used for the construction of an on-campus building.
UCF President Dale Whittaker acknowledged at a Thursday Florida Board of Governors meeting that university officials misused $38 million for the construction of a new on-campus building.