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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FIFTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2007-2008

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, January 28, 2008
2:15 p.m.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 6041-6054)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of November 12, 2007 (D 6005-6040).
B. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of December 10, 2007 (D 6055-6068).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR—Doug C. Burger.

V.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

A. Discussion of questions from the Faculty Council concerning the Report of the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Men and for Women from November 12, 2007—David Fowler (committee chair, professor, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering) and Mary Steinhardt (committee chair, professor, kinesiology and health education).
B. Proposal to Disband the Committee on Student Affairs (D 5810)—Karrol A. Kitt (associate professor, human ecology and committee chair).
C. Motion to Change the Core Curriculum Course Lists for the 2008-2010 Undergraduate Catalog (D 5872-5878)—Paul B. Woodruff (dean, undergraduate studies).

VI.
REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Resolution Endorsing the Goals and Principles of the COIA Proposals on Reforms in Intercollegiate Athletics (D 6001-6004)—David M. Hillis (professor, integrative biology and Faculty Council Executive Committee chair elect). *Unanimously endorsed by the FCEC.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Next Faculty Council meeting will be held on Monday, February 18 at 2:15 in Main 212.
B. General Faculty Standing Committees’ online nominations begin today, January 28 and runs through February 15.
C. General Faculty college nomination phase for election to the Faculty Council begins February 25.
D. The Joint Meeting of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate and the UT Austin Faculty Council will be on March 17 at College Station from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include a luncheon. UT will provide bus transportation.
E. Call for applications and nominations for Faculty Ombudsperson due to Faculty Council office no later than February 11, 2008.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and the Faculty Council


Distributed through the Faculty Council web site on January 23, 2008. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

 

 


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