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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SECOND REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2006-2007

The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, October 16, 2006
Main Building, Room 212
2:15 P.M.


ORDER OF BUSINESS


I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 5030-5034 ) — Sue Alexander Greninger.

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Faculty Council Meeting of September 18, 2006 (D 5067-5094).

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.1

A. Intent of the Motion from the Educational Policy Committee on Curricular Reform — David Hillis (committee chair elect, professor, integrative biology).

B. Motion from the Educational Policy Committee on Curricular Reform (D 5011-5019) — Robert Koons (committee member; professor, philosophy) on behalf of Archie Holmes (committee chair; associate professor, electrical and computer engineering).

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

A. Motion from the General Faculty Rules Committee to modify the Function of the Faculty Welfare Committee (D 5025) — Sue A. Greninger (committee member; associate professor, human ecology).

B. Motion from the General Faculty Rules Committee to modify the Composition of the Faculty Committee on Committees (D 5026) — Sue A. Greninger (committee member; associate professor, human ecology).

VIII. NEW BUSINESS — None.

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Save the date for a holiday party at Professor Martha Hilley’s home on December 17, 2006.

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B. Joint Meeting of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate and the UT Faculty Council will be held at UT on March 5, 2007.
C. The president will hold his General Faculty meeting on December 11 at 3:45 p.m., immediately following the Faculty Council meeting.
D. The Intercollegiate Athletics Councils will report at the next Faculty Council meeting on November 20.
E. 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.
F. Standing committees need to provide names of elected vice chairs to the Faculty Council office.

G. Standing committees, please advise on selected date for a very brief oral report: November 20 or December 11 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 October 10, 2006. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.


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