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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FIRST SPECIAL MEETING OF THE 2006-2007 FACULTY COUNCIL

The University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Texas Union Quadrangle Room, 3.304
10:00 a.m.


ORDER OF BUSINESS


I.
UNFINISH ED BUSINESS.

A. Educational Policy Committee Motion Regarding Plus/Minus Grading for Undergraduates (D 5316-5318) — David Hillis (professor, integrative biology and committee chair).
B. Recommendation to Update the Composition of Information Technology Committee (D 5330) — Desiderio Kovar (associate professor, mechanical engineering, Committee chair).
C. Faculty Council Resolution concerning the Honor Code (D 5372) — Linda L. Golden (professor, marketing and Faculty Council chair).

II.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Resolution Expressing Support and Sympathy to Virginia Tech (D 5370) — Linda L. Golden (chair).
B. Cancellation of summer meetings of the Faculty Council (D 5373) — Sue Alexander Greninger (secretary).
C. Approval of meeting dates 2007-2008 (D 5374) — Sue Alexander Greninger (secretary).
D. Faculty Council Research Policy Committee Statement on Research Infrastructure Support (D 5371) — Peter Riley (associate dean, natural sciences, committee chair).

III.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Faculty Council meeting, June 18, 2007, Main 212 at 2:15 p.m.
B. Annual Reports of the General Faculty Standing Committees are due in the Office of the General Faculty.
C. David Hillis will attend COIA.
D. System Faculty Advisory Council meeting May 24-25.
E. Faculty Interest IT Question on Behalf of Brian Roberts.
F. Other announcements by the faculty.

IV.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

V.
ADJOURNMENT.


Sue A. Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council Web site on May 14 2007. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.