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The Faculty and Staff Benefits Committee recommends to the vice president for Administration and Finance on policies and programs that revise the benefits provided faculty and staff.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are schedule by the chair of the committee. No action can be taken at committee meetings unless five or more voting members are present.

Committee Members

TBD, Chair


TBD, Vice Chair


Ana Valdes, Chair
College of Science

Nora Underwood-Caputo, Vice Chair
College of Bussiness

The committee shall consist of one faculty member from each academic unit, selected by the Committee on Committees, three staff members selected by the USPS Staff Council, three Administrative and Professional employees selected by the associate vice president for Human Resources, and two members from the Retiree Association (one retired faculty and one retired staff) nominated by the president of the UCF Retirement Association. A benefits representative from the Office of Human Resources and the associate vice president for Human Resources (or designee) shall serve as ex officio members. The chair is appointed annually by the Associate Vice President for Human Resources from the faculty members of the committee. The vice chair shall be elected annually by its membership at the first meeting of the committee after the new Faculty Senate is elected, normally in the early fall term.Terms of service shall be two years, staggered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To study fringe benefits and other benefits and services provided to all faculty and staff of the university in relation to those offered in other institutions.
  2. To examine, analyze, and make recommendations on insurance and other benefit programs offered for consideration and implementation by the university.
  3. To make recommendations to the president on any proposed changes in benefits provided to the faculty and staff.
  4. To report the results of fringe benefits and other related faculty and staff benefits studies to the Senate.
  5. A quorum shall be five or more voting members.

Committee Reports

The committee submits a brief annual report of the committees’ activities by the end of the second week of August each year. Below are the annual reports for the committee.

Committee Guidance

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