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P.O. Box 7816, Austin, TX 78713-7816
Campus Address: WMB 2.102, F9500
Physical Address (per US Postal Service):
The University of Texas at Austin
General Faculty
306 Inner Campus Drive, Stop F9500
Austin, TX 78712-1135
Dean Neikirk, Secretary to the General Faculty
(512) 471-5934
Handbook of Operating Procedures
* Faculty Council, HOP 2-1110
* By-Laws of the Faculty Council, HOP 2-1120-PM
* Other Faculty Governance References

* Faculty Council Primer
* General Faculty Standing Committees Primer

* Faculty Council Meetings
* Faculty Council Membership
* Faculty Council Executive Committee
* General Faculty Standing Committees

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of the General Faculty is to support the General Faculty and its elected representative body, the Faculty Council, in their roles in the governance of the University.

The responsibilities are those of the Secretary of the General Faculty, who is also the Secretary of the Faculty Council and who is responsible for the Office of the General Faculty. Specific functions are set forth in the Handbook of Operating Procedures 2-1010, D.3 (formerly HOP 1.1) and 2-1120-PM (formerly PM 1.301) of the University of Texas at Austin.

Spotlights & Events

Spotlights and

Resolution on President Powers

Resolution Reafirming the Ban of Firearms on Campus,
endorsed by the Faculty Council on Feb. 18, 2013

General Faculty Standing Committee Nominations
open Jan. 20-Feb. 13 or send via email to View message.

UGSAC Nominations for 2015-2016
Open Jan. 20-Feb. 13; nominations must be made online. View message.

Next Faculty Council Meeting
Feb. 16, MAI 212 at 2:15

Campus Conversations

Task Force on Intellectual Property: Disposition, Practices, and Mechanisms of Impelementation

Parking Strategies Committee Draft Report

Committee on Teaching, Research, and Publications for the AAUP Survey

Response to Request by University of Texas System for Feedback on Proposal to Post Student Comments from Course Instructor Surveys

Copyright Management of Course Materials

UTS 175, UTS 180, and UT System Course Evaluations