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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the special Faculty Council meeting of May 5, 2003.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

 

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
MAY 5, 2003

The first meeting of the voting members of the 2003-2004 Faculty Council was held in Room 212 of the Main Building on Monday, May 5, 2003, at 2:15 P.M. Marvin L. Hackert (chemistry and biochemistry), chair of the 2003-2004 Council, presided.

ATTENDANCE.

Present: Lawrence D. Abraham, Kamran S. Aghaie, Dean J. Almy, Urton L. Anderson, Jacqueline L. Angel, Daniela Bini, Hans C. Boas, David G. Bogard, Jennifer S. Brodbelt, Maggie Chiang, Michael J. Churgin, Alan K. Cline, Melba M. Crawford, Ann Cvetkovich, Janet M. Davis, John R. Durbin, Kenneth Flamm, Wolfgang Frey, Alan W. Friedman, Charles N. Friedman, James D. Garrison, Michael H. Granof, Sue A. Greninger, Marvin L. Hackert, Julie Hallmark, Michael P. Harney, John J. Hasenbein, Susan S. Heinzelman, Archie L. Holmes, Sharon D. Horner, Judith A. Jellison, Martin W. Kevorkian, Arthur B. Markman, Dean P. Neikirk, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Thomas G. Palaima, Linda E. Reichl, Charles R. Rossman, M. Michael Sharlot, Mark C. Smith, David B. Spence, David W. Springer, Janet Staiger, Salomon A. Stavchansky, Sharon L. Strover, Darlene C. Wiley, Paul B. Woodruff,.

Absent: Ricardo C. Ainslie, Daniel A. Bonevac, Neal M. Burns, Johnny S. Butler, Peter F. Green, Lita A. Guerra (excused), Carl T. Haas (excused), Kurt O. Heinzelman, Neville Hoad, Robert D. King, Amarante L. Lucero, Melvin E. L. Oakes, Marcus G. Pandy, Anthony J. Petrosino, David J. Saltman (excused), Diane L. Schallert, Mark R. V. Southern, Gwendolyn Webb-Johnson, John M. Weinstock (excused), James R. Yates.

Voting Members:
47
present
20
absent
67
total.



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I.
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 2003-2004 (D 2520-2521) — Marvin L. Hackert.

The nominating committee was composed of the members of the 2002-2003 Faculty Council Executive Committee: Marvin L. Hackert (chemistry and biochemistry, nominating committee chair and 2003-2004 Council chair), Jennifer S. Brodbelt (chemistry and biochemistry), Melba M. Crawford (mechanical engineering), John R. Durbin (mathematics), Linda Ferreira-Buckley (English), Michael Granof (accounting), Dean P. Neikirk (electrical and computer engineering), and Bruce Palka (mathematics).

Professor Hackert called on each candidate to make a brief statement before the vote, which was by secret ballot.

A. Election of the Chair-elect.

The committee nominated Lawrence D. Abraham (curriculum and instruction) and Linda Reichl (Physics). There were no other nominees. Professor Reichl was elected.

B. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets.

The committee nominated Kenneth Flamm (LBJ School of Public Affairs) and James D. Garrison (English). There were no other nominees. Professor Flamm was elected.

C. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Educational Policy Committee.

The committee nominated Archie L. Holmes (electrical and computer engineering) and Paul B. Woodruff (philosophy). There were no other nominees. The election resulted in a tie. On the recommendation of Professor Granof, the Council agreed to include both Professor Holmes and Professor Woodruff on the Executive Committee.

D. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Welfare Committee.

The committee nominated Alan W. Friedman (English) and Sue A. Greninger (human ecology). There were no other nominees. Professor Greninger was elected.

II.
ADJOURNMENT.

The meeting adjourned at 2:30 P.M.

Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on August 8, 2003. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.