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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

THIRD REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2001-2002

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, December 10, 2001
2:15 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (1566-1569) — John R. Durbin.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of November 19, 2001 (D 1559-1565).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT — Larry R. Faulkner.

A. Comments by the President.

B. Questions to the President.

Two questions from Gerard Béhague (music):1

1. concerning the new parking policies;
2. concerning the legislatively mandated 4% merit pool increase for all faculty and staff.

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR — Bruce P. Palka.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT — Michael H. Granof.

VI.
SPECIAL ORDERS — None.

VII.
PETITIONS — None.

VIII.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS — None.

IX.
REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES — None.

X.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Presentation concerning the status of assessment/accountability procedures — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ray Rodrigues, UT Brownsville.

B. Presentation concerning specifics of the UT Austin writing component assessment — Associate Dean Linda Ferreira-Buckley, College of Liberal Arts.

XI.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

XII.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XIII.
ADJOURNMENT.


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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council



1 Questions were received November 30, 2001, and the agenda was updated on December 3, 2001. Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on November 29, 2001. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.