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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FIFTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2002-2003

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, March 17, 2003
2:15 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 2494-2498) — John R. Durbin.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of January 27, 2003 (D 2499-2501).

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

A. Comments by the President.

B.

Question to the President.

History and status of UT Austin substantive, faculty-initiated legislation since spring 1997. — Committee of Counsel on Academic Freedom and Responsibility

IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR — Michael H. Granof

V. REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT — Marvin L. Hackert

VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS — None.

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

VIII. NEW BUSINESS.

A. Resolution in Support of “The Texas Compact: Local Control of Tuition and Tuition Assistance Plan.” (D 2487)— Michael H. Granof (accounting).

B. Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the University Co-op Board of Directors (D 2479) — Michael H. Granof (accounting).

C. Recommendation for Change in the Residency Requirements in The UT Austin Undergraduate Catalog (D 2480-2481) — Robert Duke (music).

D. Proposal to Modify Instructional Responsibilities Policy (D 2483-2484) — Elizabeth Richmond-Garza (English).

E. Final Report President’s ad hoc Committee on Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Faculty (D 2488-2494) Judith Langlois (psychology).

XI. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

XII. QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT.



John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council

Distributed through the Faculty Council web site (www.utexas.edu/faculty/council) on March 12, 2003. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.