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DOCUMENTS AND MINUTES OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

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DOCUMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL

The Minutes of the Faculty Council Special Meeting of May 11, 1998, published below, are included in its Documents and Proceedings. They are also included in the Documents and Minutes of the General Faculty for the information of the members.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE 1998-1999 FACULTY COUNCIL ON MAY 11, 1998

The first special meeting of the 1998-1999 Faculty Council was held in Room 212 of the Main Building on Monday, May 11, 1998, at 2:15 p.m. Shelley M. Payne (Microbiology), Chair of the 1998-1999 Faculty Council, presided.

ATTENDANCE.

Present: Urton L. Anderson, Neal E. Armstrong, Victor L. Arnold, Jay L. Banner, Kirsten L. Belgum, Harold W. Billings, Carolyn P. Boyd, Alan K. Cline, Ann Cvetkovich, Patrick J. Davis, James T. Doluisio, Robert A. Duke, John R. Durbin, John S. Dzienkowski, Larry R. Faulkner, Linda Ferreira-Buckley, Marye Anne Fox, Alan W. Friedman, Karl Galinsky, Susan H. Gamel, Teresa Garcia, James D. Garrison, John C. Gilbert, Linda L. Golden, Edmund T. Gordon, Michael H. Granof, Sue A. Greninger, Thomas A. Griffy, Martha F. Hilley, Manuel J. Justiz, H. Paul Kelley, Michael L. Lauderdale, Brian P. Levack, William S. Livingston, Raul G. Longoria, David A. Nancarrow, Kimberly Nixon, Melvin E. L. Oakes, Shelley M. Payne, Theodore E. Pfeifer, Gretchen Ritter, Thomas D. Russell, Alexa M. Stuifbergen, Teresa A. Sullivan, James W. Vick, Bruce Walker.

Absent: Patricia A. Alvey (excused), Katherine M. Arens, Efraim Armendariz, Joel W. Barlow, Joseph J. Beaman, Jr. (excused), Roger T. Bonnecaze, William D. Carlson, Richard L. Cleary, Robert M. Crunden, David L. Deming, Edwin Dorn, Catherine H. Echols, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, William L. Fisher (excused), G. Charles Franklin, Denise Gobert, Lawrence S. Graham (excused), Julie Hallmark (excused), E. Glynn Harmon, Roderick P. Hart, Thomas M. Hatfield, Anna L. Holand, Joseph M. Horn (excused), Sharon H. Justice (excused), Terry D. Kahn, Kerry A. Kinney (excused), William J. Koros, J. Parker Lamb, Jr., Desmond F. Lawler (excused), Vincent A. Mariani, Robert G. May, Reuben R. McDaniel, Jr., Stephen A. Monti, Lisa L. Moore, Dean P. Neikirk (excused), Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Thomas G. Palaima, Patricia A. Parker, Randall M. Parker (excused), Robert A. Prentice, Mary Ann Rankin, Johnnie D. Ray, Elizabeth Richmond-Garza (excused), Jaclyn Y. Roberson, Daren K. Roberts, Harriet D. Romo, Dolores Sands, M. Michael Sharlot, James Sidbury, Lawrence W. Speck, Michael P. Starbird, Chandler W. Stolp, Ben G. Streetman, Owen R. Temple, Michael C. Tusa, Ellen A. Wartella, Barbara W. White (excused), Karen G. Wilkins, Stacie C. Wright.

Voting Members:
41 present,
32 absent,
73 total
Non-Voting Members:
12 present,
19 absent,
31 total
Total Members:
53 present,
51 absent,
104 total


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I. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 1998-1999 (16871-16872).

Paul B. Woodruff (Philosophy), Chair of the Committee, announced that the other members of the committee were Shelley M. Payne (Microbiology), John C. Gilbert (Chemistry and Biochemistry), and John R. Durbin (Mathematics).

A. Election of the Chair Elect. (Martha F. Hilley elected)

For Chair Elect the committee nominated Patrick J. Davis (Pharmacy) and Martha F. Hilley (Music). There were no other nominees. Each candidate made a brief statement. By secret ballot Professor Hilley was elected by a vote of 21 to 17.

B. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets. (Michael H. Granof elected)

The only nominee was Michael H. Granof, who was nominated by the committee. By secret ballot he was elected by a vote of 38 to 0.

C. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Educational Policy Committee. (James D. Garrison elected)

The committee nominated James D. Garrison (English) and Desmond F. Lawler (Civil Engineering). There were no other nominees. By secret ballot Professor Garrison was elected by a vote of 26 to 12.

D. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Welfare Committee. (Gretchen Ritter elected)

The committee nominated Carolyn P. Boyd (History) and Gretchen Ritter (Government). Professor Boyd declined the opportunity to make a statement and Professor Ritter accepted. There were no other nominees. By secret ballot Professor Ritter was elected by a vote of 24 to 16.

II. ADJOURNMENT.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council


Placed on the Faculty Council web site on September 3, 1998. Paper copies available on request.