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DOCUMENTS AND MINUTES OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
DOCUMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL
SECOND REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 1998-1999
The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, November 16, 1998
Main Building, Room 212, 2:15 p.m.
ORDER OF BUSINESS
I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D&P 16946-16950) - John R. Durbin.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
A. Minutes of the Faculty Council Meeting of September 21, 1998 (D&M 22528-22531/ D&P 16942-16945.
III. COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT - Larry R. Faulkner.
A. Comments by the President. B. Questions to the President.
Questions submitted by Shelley M. Payne.
How will SB148, and the Coordinating Board's implementation of this bill, impact UT Austin?
What will be the effect of the core curriculum and fields of study on our curricula and majors, and what can we do to minimize the effects of standardization on the preparation of our students for upper division courses?
IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR - Shelley M. Payne.
V. REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT - Martha F. Hilley.
VI. SPECIAL ORDERS - None.
VII. PETITIONS - None.
VIII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS -None.
IX. REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.
A. Interim Report of the ad hoc Course Instructor Survey Committee - Patricia A. Alvey. B. Report from Students' Association - Annie L. Holand.
X. NEW BUSINESS.
A. Resolution on Fields of Study (D&P 16951-16952) - John C. Gilbert. B. Resolution of Appreciation of Frieda J. Speck - John C. Gilbert.
XI. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
XII. QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council
Distributed through the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 1998. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.