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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SECRETARY'S REPORT
September 18, 2000

I.
COMMENTS – None.

II.
MEMORIAL RESOLUTION COMMITTEES APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT.

On May 16, 2000, President Faulkner appointed the following committee to prepare a memorial resolution for Robert C. Jeffrey, professor emeritus, speech communication: Patricia Witherspoon (chair), John M. Quinn, Mark L. Knapp, Lynn C. Miller.

On July 28, 2000, President Faulkner appointed the following committee to prepare a memorial resolution for Charles Alan Wright, professor, law: Douglas Laycock (chair), Roy Mersky, Scot Powe.

On August 3, 2000, President Faulkner appointed the following committee to prepare a memorial resolution for Paul W. English, professor, geography: Terry G. Jordan (chair), William Doolittle, Gregory W. Knapp.

On August 3, 2000, President Faulkner appointed the following committee to prepare a memorial resolution for Ruth Preston Miller Lehmann, professor emeritus, English: Thomas M. Cable (chair), Mary E. Blockley, Elizabeth D. Scala.

On August 3, 2000, President Faulkner appointed the following committee to prepare a memorial resolution for Norman MacDonald Prentice, professor, psychology: Caryn L. Carlson (chair), Marc S. Lewis, James Bieni.

III.
MEMORIAL RESOLUTIONS COMPLETED.

D 638-639 Report of the Memorial Resolution Committee for Geneva H. Pilgrim.
D 640-644 Report of the Memorial Resolution Committee for Edgar C. Polomé.
D 645-646 Report of the Memorial Resolution Committee for Royston Murphy Roberts.
D 721 Report of the Memorial Resolution Committee for Royal Burdick Embree Jr.
D 722-728 Report of the Memorial Resolution Committee for Archibald A. Hill.

IV.
CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL.

Effective August 30, 2000, Robert N. Schmidt (theatre and dance) replaced Richard K. Corsi (civil engineering) who resigned from the Faculty Council.

Effective August 30, 2000, William C. Powers, Jr. replaced M. Michael Sharlot as Dean of the School of Law.

V.
STATUS OF LEGISLATION APPROVED BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL OR THE GENERAL FACULTY.

A.

Items Completed Since the Last Report.

D 43-48 Proposed Changes to the College of Business Administration Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on September 23, 1999. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on September 30, 1999. Transmitted to the president on October 13,


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  1999. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 102-103 Changes in the Required Courses Section under Curriculum of The Law School Catalog 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 3, 1999. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 15, 1999. Transmitted to the president on November 16, 1999. Incorporated into The Law School Catalog, 2000-2002.

D 126-128 Proposed Changes to the College of Business Administration Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on December 13, 1999. Transmitted to the president January 7, 2000. Approved by the president on January 22, 2000. Transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 23, 2000. Incorporated into The Undergraduate Catalog, 2000-2002.

D 129-144 Changes in the College of Engineering Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 30, 1999. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on December 17, 1999. Transmitted to the president on January 7, 2000. Approved by the president on January 22, 2000. Transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 23, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 200-202 Proposed Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Astronomy in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 203-214 Proposed Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Protest filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council on March 1, 2000. Legislation was held pending action on the foreign language requirement, which was approved by Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Legislation was transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 215-224 Proposed Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March


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  24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 239-241 Proposal to Delete the Art History Major in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 3, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 8, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 255-256 Proposed Change in the Special Requirements for the School of Music in the College of Fine Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 3, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 8, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 260-262 Changes in Degree Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 18, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 3, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 8, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 274-297 Proposed Changes for Degree Requirements in the School of Biological Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 28, 2000. Protest filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council on March 1, 2000. Legislation was held pending action on the foreign language requirement, which was approved by Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Legislation was transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 298-306 Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 2, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 12, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.


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D 307-314 Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Physics in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 2, 2000. Protest filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council on March 8, 2000. Legislation was held pending action on the foreign language requirement, which was approved by Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Legislation was transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 315-316 Changes to Dean's Scholars Honors Program in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 317-320 Addition of College Academic Programs to the General Information Section in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 321-322 Addition of International Studies in Science Program to the General Information Section in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 323-324 Addition of The Elements of Computing Program to the General Information Section in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 325-327 Addition of Requirements for Admission to the Department of Computer Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 24, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 28, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.


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D 335-337 Recommendation on Computer Competency. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 14, 2000. Faculty Council approved by voice vote on March 20, 2000. Transmitted to the president on March 21, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 355-357 Changes in Degree Requirements for the Department of Computer Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 22, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 31, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 3, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 357a-362 Changes for Degree Requirements in the Department of Human Ecology in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 22, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 31, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 3, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 363-364 Changes to the Biochemistry Honors Program and to the Chemistry Honors Program in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 22, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on March 31, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 3, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 25, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 367-368 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 369-370 Creation of an Honors Program in Ancient History and Classical Civilization in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the


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  executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 371-372 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Asian Cultures and Languages in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 373-374 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Asian Cultures and Languages in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 375-376 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Asian Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 377-378 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Classics in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 379-380 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Economics in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive


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  vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 381-382 Changes in Requirements for Completing a Concentration in European Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 383-384 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in German in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 385-386 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Hebrew in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 387-388 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Persian in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 389-390 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Turkish in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.


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D 393-394 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 395-396 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Spanish in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 397-399 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Spanish in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 400-401 Change to Applicability of Certain Courses in the Degrees Section in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 402-403 Changes in the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theatre Studies Major in the College of Fine Arts Section of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 4, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 7, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 404-405 Creation of a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major or Minor in Asian American Studies in the College of


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  Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 406-407 Creation of an Honors Program in Asian American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 408-409 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in English in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 410-411 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Economics in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 412-413 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Islamic Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 414-415 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Islamic Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The


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  University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 416-417 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 418-419 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Middle Eastern Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 420-421 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Middle Eastern Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 422-423 Separate the Czech Honors Program from the Russian and Slavic Studies Honors Program in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 424-425 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Russian and Slavic Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty


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  Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 426-427 Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 428-429 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Sociology in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 430-431 Delete the Concentration in Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 432-433 Create a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7, 2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 434-435 Create an Honors Program in Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 7,


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  2000. Transmitted to the president on April 10, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 438-439 Changes in Requirements for Graduating with Honors in Communication Studies in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 440-441 Change to Applicability of Certain Courses in the Degrees Section in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 442-444 Changes in the Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 445-446 Changes in the Prescribed Work for the Bachelor of Journalism, and the Bachelor of Science Degrees in Advertising, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Public Relations, and Radio-Television-Film in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 447-448 Changes in the Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the


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  president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 449-453 Changes in the Requirements for the Bachelor of Journalism in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 454-455 Changes in the Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Relations in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 456-457 Changes in the Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Radio-Television-Film in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 458-461 Changes in the Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Studies in the College of Communication Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12,. Transmitted to the president on April 13, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on May 9, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 2, 2000.

D 493-498 Changes in the Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 19, 2000. The no-protest deadline was extended from April 28, 2000, to May 5, 2000, due to changes submitted by the College of Liberal Arts on April 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 5, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic


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  affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 499-500 Changes in the Requirements for Graduating with Departmental Honors in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 19, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 28, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 1, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 501-502 Changes in the Applicability of Certain Courses in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 19, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 28, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 1, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 503-507a Changes in the Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts under Plan I in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 19, 2000. The no-protest deadline was extended from April 28, 2000, to May 5, 2000, due to changes submitted by the College of Liberal Arts on April 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 5, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 508-510

Changes in the Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts under Plan II in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 19, 2000. The no-protest deadline was extended from April 28, 2000, to May 5, 2000, due to changes submitted by the College of Liberal Arts on April 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 5, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 532-533 Changes in the Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in the School of Architecture Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 25, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 2, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic


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  affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 534-535 Changes in the Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology in the College of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences Chapters of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 25, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 2, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 538-544 Changes in the College of Pharmacy Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 5, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000.

D 545-546 Change to Applicability of Certain Courses in the Degrees Section in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 28, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 5, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 5, 2000. Approved by the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 20, 2000. On June 12, 2000, Official Publications submitted corrections that were subsequently approved by the president, and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on August 2, 2000.

D 569

Cancellation of Summer Meetings of Faculty Council. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 4, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on May 8, 2000.

D 570 Schedule for Meetings of the Faculty Council in 2000-2001. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 3, 2000. Approved by Faculty Council on May 8, 2000.

B. Items Under Review by the Board of Regents – None.

C. Items Under Review by the Office of the Chancellor.

 
D&P 16517-16519

Recommendation for a Change in Regents' Rules Concerning Suspension of a Faculty Member with Pay. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on December 8, 1997, and transmitted to the president on December 9, 1997. Transmitted to the chancellor by the president on January 20, 1999, with these comments: "This legislation was discussed among my

 


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  office, the Office of the Provost, and members of the Faculty Council Executive Committee. It puts into the Regents’ Rules what has been the practice at The University of Texas at Austin. Confidential consultation with a faculty committee regarding a possible suspension is guaranteed, but the final determination is made by the president. This process has worked well on our campus. I recommend your favorable consideration of the proposed change."

D 391-392

Changes in Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 1998-2000, of The University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 24, 2000. Protest filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council on April 2, 2000. The following was approved by Faculty Council on April 17, 2000; transmitted to the president April 19, 2000; approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on August 2, 2000: Motion 1: To declare a major in psychology, the student must have completed at least twelve semester hours of coursework in residence and must have a University grade point average of at least 2.50.

The following motions were tabled by voice count: Motion 2: He or she must maintain a University grade point average of at least 2.50 to remain in the major. Motion 3: Students with a University grade point average of less than 3.00 may not take more than two organized psychology courses in a semester.

D. Items Under Review by the Office of the President.

D&P 16965-16966 Resolution Concerning Family Policy. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 15, 1999. Approved by Faculty Council at its meeting on January 25, 1999. Transmitted to the president on January 26, 1999. Receipt acknowledged by the president on February 5, 1999, with these comments: "I am sympathetic to the concepts underlying the resolution. It is being forwarded to Provost Ekland-Olson for review and to determine how these proposals might be implemented within University policy."

D&P 17040-17043

Proposal from the Faculty Grievance Committee to Create an Office of the Faculty Ombudsperson. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 15, 1999. Introduced by Janet Staiger at the Faculty Council meeting on April 19, 1999. Approved by Faculty Council on May 10, 1999. Transmitted to the president on May 12, 1999.

D 77-81 Changes in Policies Concerning Grades Awarded with Credit by Examination. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 29, 1999. Approved by Faculty Council on November 15, 1999. Transmitted to the president on November 16, 1999.

D 365-366 Mid-Probationary Review Policy (Amended). Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 8, 2000. Amended and then

 

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  approved by Faculty Council by voice vote on March 20, 2000 (See D 328-329). Transmitted to the president on March 21, 2000.

D 547-549a Report from the Educational Policy Committee Concerning the Report of the Faculty Council ad hoc Committee on Course Instructor Surveys: Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness and Excellence (D 82-101). Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 28, 2000. Approved by the Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000.

D 550-551 Faculty Welfare Committee Recommendation for an Annual Survey on Health Care Benefits and Services. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 28, 2000. Approved by the Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000.

D 582-585 Report and Recommendations from the Faculty Grievance Committee, 1999-2000. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 3, 2000. Approved by the Faculty Council on May 8, 2000. Transmitted to the president on May 9, 2000.

VI.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE GENERAL FACULTY – None.

VII.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL – None.

VIII.
STATUS OF LEGISLATION NOT APPROVED BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL OR THE GENERAL FACULTY.

A. ITEMS DISAPPROVED, TABLED. OR WITHDRAWN SINCE THE LAST MEETING – None.

B. ITEMS UNDER REVIEW BY STANDING COMMITTEES.

D 536-537 Matching Program for Recreational Sports Memberships. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 28, 2000. Faculty Council referred legislation to the Faculty Welfare Committee on May 8, 2000.

 
C. ITEMS UNDER REVIEW BY OTHER COMMITTEES – None.

IX.
SPECIAL COMMITTEES APPOINTED – None.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council

Posted on the Faculty Council web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on September 1, 2000. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.