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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of May 9. 2005.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
MAY 9, 2005
The first meeting of the voting members of the 2005-2006 Faculty Council was held in Room 212 of the Main Building on Monday, May 9, 2005, at 2:15 p.m. Alba A. Ortiz (special education), chair of the 2005-2006 Council, presided.
Present:Lawrence D. Abraham, Peter R. Antoniewicz, Matthew J. Bailey, Gerard H. Béhague, Susan N. Beretvas, Patrick L. Brockett, Elizabeth Ann Brummett, Cynthia J. Buckley, Douglas C. Burger, Lorenzo F. Candelaria, Patricia A. Carter, James W. Deitrick, John D. Dollard, Lester L. Faigley, Jeanne Freeland-Graves, Thomas J. Garza, Jessica L. Geier, John C. (Jack) Gilbert, William P. Glade, Linda L. Golden, Oscar Gonzalez, Sue A. Greninger, Charles R. Hale, Martha F. Hilley, Archie L. Holmes, James O. Jirsa, Robert C. Koons, Desiderio Kovar, Dominic L. Lasorsa, Glenn Y. Masada, Charles C. McDowell, Julia Mickenberg, Karl H. Miller, Kate Nanney, Omar A. Ochoa, Alba A. Ortiz, Irene Owens, Bruce P. Palka, Kenneth M. Ralls, Linda E. Reichl, Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, Peter J. Riley, John J. Ruszkiewicz, Christine E. Schmidt, M. Michael Sharlot, Pauline T. Strong, Angela Valenzuela.
Absent: Efraim P. Armendariz, Pascale R. Bos (excused), Joanna M. Brooks, Miles L. Crismon (excused), Diana M. DiNitto (excused), Janet M. Dukerich (excused), Stanislav Emelianov, James L. Erskine, Linda Ferreira-Buckley, Kenneth Flamm (excused), Richard R. Flores, Lita A. Guerra, Lori K. Holleran (excused), Joni L. Jones, David Justin, Nancy P. Kwallek (excused), Desmond F. Lawler (excused), Edward W. (Ted) Odell (excused), Melissa L. Olive, Yolanda C. Padilla (excused), Wayne Rebhorn (excused), Clare E. Richardson, David W. Springer (excused), Michael B. Stoff (excused), Janice S. Todd, Alexandria K. Wettlaufer, Erica L. Whittington, Karin G. Wilkins (excused).
Voting Members: 47 present, 28 absent, 75 total.
I. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 2005-2006 (D 3938-3939)
Chair Alba Ortiz reported that the nominating committee was composed of the members of the 2004-2005 Faculty Council Executive Committee: Jacqueline Angel (LBJ School), Sue A. Greninger (human ecology), Marvin L. Hackert (chemistry and biochemistry), Martha F. Hilley (music), Archie L. Holmes (electrical and computer engineering), Dean P. Neikirk, (electrical and computer engineering), Alba A. Ortiz (special education), and Linda Reichl (physics).
Chair Ortiz 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 Linda L. Golden (marketing administration) and Elizabeth Richmond-Garza (English). There were no other nominees. Professor Golden was elected.
B. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets.
The committee nominated Pauline T. Strong (anthropology) and Edward W. (Ted) Odell (mathematics). There were no other nominees. Professor Odell was elected.
C. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Educational Policy Committee. D. Election to the Executive Committee of a member from the Faculty Welfare Committee.
The meeting adjourned at 2:30 P.M.
Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on June 16, 2005 . Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.