DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT
AND SYMPATHY TO VIRGINIA TECH
In response to the motion made by Professor Desmond
Lawler (civil, architectural, and environmental engineering)
at the Faculty Council meeting held April 16, 2007, and
on behalf of the Faculty Council, Chair Linda Golden
and the Faculty Council Executive Committee adopted the
following statement to send to Virginia Tech.
To the Students, Faculty, Staff and Board of
Visitors at Virginia Tech (via their representative
thoughts and our hearts are with you. Our deepest
sympathies for your losses and your crisis.
With Heartfelt Sentiments From All of the
Faculty, Staff, and Students at the University of
Texas at Austin,
as adopted by each of our elected bodies: UT
Austin Student Government (Andrew Solomon, President),
Graduate Student Assembly (Brian Gatten, Chair), Staff
Council (Erin Waneck, Chair), Faculty Graduate Assembly
(Randy Parker, Chair), Senate of College Councils (Stephen
Myers, Chair), and the Faculty Council (Linda Golden,
The sentiment was transmitted via email to Virginia
Tech on April 17. The people to whom the statement
was addressed were selected from a review of Virginia
Tech's Web information, including their Faculty Senate,
Staff Senate, Student Government (President, as well
as Speaker of the Student Senate), University Council
(chaired by the President and including other elected
representatives), the Graduate Student Assembly, and
their Board of Visitors.
The resolution will be endorsed by the Faculty Council
at its meeting on May 7, 2007.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council and General Faculty
Distributed through the Faculty
Council web site on May 3, 2007. Copies are available on request
from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.