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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SIXTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2004-2005

The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, March 21, 2005
Main Building, Room 212
2:15 P.M.


ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 3774-3777) — Sue Alexander Greninger.
II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Faculty Council Meeting of February 21, 2005 (D 3778-3786 ).
III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT — Larry R. Faulkner.

A. Comments by the President.

B. Question to the President.

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR— Linda Reichl.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT —Alba A. Ortiz.

A. Report on joint meeting of the UT Faculty Council and Texas A&M Faculty Senate, Monday, March 28, 2005.
VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. Revision of the recommendation for change in The Handbook of Operating Procedures concerning disciplining of a faculty member (D 3734-3736) — Sue Heinzelman (associate professor, English and Grievance Committee chair).

B. Faculty Council resolution endorsing the report from the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA), Academic Integrity in Intercollegiate Athletics: Principles, Rules, and Best Practices (D 3749-3764) — Michael Granof (professor, accounting and UT Austin representative on the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics).

VII. REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.1

A. Interim Report from the ad hoc Committee on Course Instructor Surveys — Marvin Hackert (professor, chemistry and biochemistry and committee chair).

B. Follow-up Report from the Intercollegiate Athletics Council for Men — David Fowler (professor, civil engineering and committee chair).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Recommendations for changes in mission, name, or composition for Standing Committees of the General Faculty (D 3765-3773) — Larry Abraham (professor, curriculum and instruction and Committee on Committees chair).

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B. Proposal to change the Rules and Regulations relating to the election of chairs of the standing committees (D 3806-3807) — Larry Abraham (professor, curriculum and instruction and Committee on Committees chair).

C. Proposal recommending the continuation and expansion of the Bridging Disciplines Program (BDP) as an interdisciplinary certificate program (D 3787-3788) — Archie Holmes (professor, electrical and computer engineering and Educational Policy Committee chair).

D. Resolution endorsing the recommendation for the Task Force on Enrollment Strategy limiting undergraduate students to a maximum of ten long semesters in residence to complete a baccalaureate degree (D 3789-3790) — Archie Holmes (professor, electrical and computer engineering and Educational Policy Committee chair).

E. Proposal recommending that University grade point average be based on in residence grade point average (D 3791) — Archie Holmes (professor, electrical and computer engineering and Educational Policy Committee chair).

F. Proposal recommending the elimination of the table of scholastic standards and changing the criteria for probation and dismissal (D 3792-3795) — Archie Holmes (professor, electrical and computer engineering and Educational Policy Committee chair).

G. Recommendations for change in the readmission after second dismissal policy (D 3796-3797) — Urton Anderson, (professor, accounting and Admissions and Registration Committee chair).

H. Recommendations for change in enrollment as a nondegree seeker policy (D 3798-3800) — Urton Anderson, (professor, accounting and Admissions and Registration Committee chair).

I. Recommendation for change in the Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) Policy (D 3801-3803) — Urton Anderson, (professor, accounting and Admissions and Registration Committee chair).

J. Recommendation for increasing the number of transfer credit required for admission from twenty four to thirty semester credit hours (D 3804-3805) — Urton Anderson, (professor, accounting and Admissions and Registration Committee chair).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.
IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Joint meeting of UT Faculty Council and Texas A&M Faculty Senate – March 28, 2005, UT Alumni Center .

B. Final election phase of the General Faculty to the Faculty Council – March 29 through April 8.

C. Tentative move date for the Office of the General Faculty and Faculty Council from FAC 22 to WMB 2.102 – April 11through April 15.

D. Standing Committee chairs should submit formal committee reports to the Office of the General Faculty by May 16.
X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.
XI.
ADJOURNMENT.



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Sue A. Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on March 10, 2005. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.