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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SIXTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2006-2007

The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, February 19, 2007
Main Building, Room 212
2:15 P.M.


ORDER OF BUSINESS


I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 5232-5237) — Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Faculty Council Meeting of January 22, 2007 (D 5238-5277).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT — William Powers Jr.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR— Linda L. Golden.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT — Douglas C. Burger.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS — None.

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

A. Report from the Office of Undergraduate Studies — Paul Woodruff (dean).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS — None.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Each Standing Committee should elect a "chair-elect," as provided in the revision of the rules and regulations by the Faculty Council last spring: "During the first half of the spring semester the voting members of each committee shall elect a chair elect, who shall assume the office of chair on the first class day of the following fall semester for a term of one year. Faculty members of the committee whose terms of service extend through the following year or who are eligible for reappointment to the committee are eligible to be elected as chair elect. A chair elect whose term of service does not extend through the following academic year will be reappointed for an additional term."
B. The Standing Committees should submit reports for action by the Faculty Council at the March and April meetings no later than March 1 and March 28, respectively.
C. General Faculty At-Large Elections, nomination phase, are scheduled for February 26 through March 9.
D. Joint Meeting of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate and the UT Faculty Council, held at UT on March 5.
E. General Faculty At-Large Elections to the Faculty Council, final phase, are scheduled for March 26 through April 6.
F. Breakfast with Provost Leslie and Dean Woodruff for Faculty Council and Graduate Assembly, March 29, 7:00-9:30 a.m. at the Campus Club. This joint faculty governance event will be held

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  at the Campus Club and feature words by and informal discussions with newly appointed Provost Steve Leslie and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Paul Woodruff. In summary, please “save the date.”
G.

The Faculty Council annual photograph will be taken on April 16 at 2:00 p.m. on the south steps of the Main building, immediately preceding the Faculty Council meeting.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.


Sue A. Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on February 16, 2007. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.


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