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Mary B Patton
Executive Assistant
Dean's Office/Executive Assistant to the Ast & Aso Deans

Mary serves as Executive Assistant to the Assistant Dean for Research, Technology and Administrative Affairs and the Associate Dean for Student & Academic Affairs in the College of the Arts.  She keeps the Assistant and Associate Deans’ calendars and serves as receptionist for the Dean’s Office.  

Areas of responsibility:

  • Manages all faculty awards’ programs
  • Manages the Tenure & Promotion and Third Year Review processes
  • Sustained Performance Evaluation for Professors (SPEP)
  • Scholarship Enhancement Fund (SEF) grants program
  • Sabbatical and Professional Development Leave programs
  • International Student Awards program
  • Effort reporter for the college
  • Space Inventory & Allocation Survey
  • Building Emergency Coordinator for the Dean's Office

Mary has worked for the University of Florida since 1991.  She worked in Business Services for over 14 years as Office Manager for ID Card Services.  She then served as Senior Secretary in the Dean of Students’ Office's New Student and Family Programs area before coming to the College of the Arts.  Mary received her BS degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, majoring in Business and Professional Management.  She is the recipient of two Superior Accomplishment Awards and a Davis Productivity Award.  Mary is very active in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and holds the National staff offices of Division Chief in the Information Technology Directorate and Branch Chief, Administrative Support in the Public Affairs Directorate.  She also possesses an Extra class Amateur Radio license, is a Notary Public, loves to travel and has been around the world 1½ times.  She and her husband live in Ocala from where she car-pools to work every day.

Contact Information
Room #101
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Mailing Address

1389 Stadium Road
PO Box 115800
Gainesville, FL 32611