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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of May 10, 2004.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
MAY 10, 2004
The first meeting of the voting members of the 2004-2005 Faculty Council was held in Room 212 of the Main Building on Monday, May 10, 2004, at 2:15 p.m. Linda Reichl (physics), chair of the 2004-2005 Council, presided.
Present: Lawrence D. Abraham, Ricardo C. Ainslie, Jacqueline L. Angel, Peter R. Antoniewicz, Patricia C. Avant, Gerard H. Béhague, Patrick L. Brockett, Cynthia J. Buckley, Douglas C. Burger, Miles L. Crismon, Janet M. Davis, James W. Deitrick, John D. Dollard, Jeanne H. Freeland-Graves, Wolfgang Frey, Alan W. Friedman, William P. Glade, Linda L. Golden, Michael H. Granof, Sue A. Greninger, Marvin L. Hackert, John J. Hasenbein, Martha F. Hilley, Archie L. Holmes, James O. Jirsa, Joni L. Jones, Martin W. Kevorkian, Desiderio Kovar, Dominic L. Lasorsa, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Alba A. Ortiz, Irene Owens, Bruce P. Palka, Linda E. Reichl, John J. Ruszkiewicz, M. Michael Sharlot, David W. Springer, Janet Staiger, Alexandria K. Wettlaufer, Karin G. Wilkins, Paul B. Woodruff.
Absent: Dean J. Almy, Efraim P. Armendariz, Matthew J. Bailey, Hans C. Boas (excused), Pascale R. Bos (excused), Maggie Chiang, Harry M. Cleaver, James L. Erskine, Lester L. Faigley, Kenneth Flamm (excused), Thomas J. Garza, John C. (Jack) Gilbert (excused), Susan S. Heinzelman, Neville Hoad, Robert D. King (excused), Robert C. Koons (excused), Nancy P. Kwallek, Desmond F. Lawler (excused), Glenn Y. Masada, Dean P. Neikirk (excused), Thomas G. Palaima (excused), Marcus G. Pandy, Anthony J. Petrosino, Elizabeth Richmond-Garza (excused), Michael B. Stoff, Pauline T. Strong (excused), Angela Valenzuela (excused), Gwendolyn Webb-Johnson.
Voting Members: 41 present, 28 absent, 69 total.
I. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 2004-2005 (D 3269-3270)
Chair Linda Reichl reported that the nominating committee was composed of the members of the 2003-2004 Faculty Council Executive Committee: Kenneth Flamm (LBJ School of Public Affairs), Michael H. Granof (accounting), Peter F. Green (chemical engineering), Sue A. Greninger (human ecology), Marvin L. Hackert (chemistry and biochemistry), Archie L. Holmes (electrical and computer engineering), and Paul B. Woodruff (philosophy).
Chair Reichl called on each candidate to make a brief statement before the vote, which was by secret ballot.
A. Election of the chair elect.
Gerard H. Béhague (music) and Alba A. Ortiz (special education). There were no other nominees. Professor Ortiz was elected.
B. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets.
The committee nominated Jacqueline L. Angel (LBJ School of Public Affairs) and Jeanne H. Freeland-Graves (human ecology). There were no other nominees. Professor Angel 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. Professor Holmes was elected.
D. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Welfare Committee.
The committee nominated Kenneth Flamm (LBJ School of Public Affairs) and Martha F. Hilley (music). There were no other nominees. Professor Hilley was elected.
The meeting adjourned at 2:30 P.M.
Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on September 1, 2004. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.