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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

EIGHTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2003-2004

The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, April 12, 2004
Main Building, Room 212
2:15 P.M.


ORDER OF BUSINESS


I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 3211-3221) — Sue A. Greninger.

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of March 22, 2004 (D 3222-3234).

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

A. Comments by the President.
B. Questions to the President.

IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR — Marvin L. Hackert.

A. Report on FCEC actions.
B. Reports on elections.

V. REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT — Linda Reichl.

VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS — None.

VII. REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.

A. Interim report from the Commencement and Academic Ceremonies Committee — Jacqueline Angel, chair (professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs).
B. Faculty Grievance Committee response to Professor Sharon Strover’s comments on March 22, 2004 — Janet Staiger, chair (professor, radio-television-film).

VIII. NEW BUSINESS.

A. Recommendation for Change in the Handbook of Operating Procedures Concerning Disciplining of a Faculty Member (D 3208-3209) — Alba Ortiz, chair, Committee of Counsel on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (professor, special education).
B. Proposal Concerning the Calendar for the Summer Freshman Class (SFC) (D 3210) — Ted Odell, chair, Calendar Committee (professor, mathematics).

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Nominations Coop Board, Men’s and Women’s Athletics Councils / Civitatis Award.
B. Next Faculty Council meeting May 10 – special welcome to newly elected members / ELECTIONS.

X. QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI. ADJOURNMENT.



<Signed>

Sue A. Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on April 8, 2004. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.