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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

THIRD REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2007-2008

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, November 12, 2007
2:15 p.m.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 5773-5782)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of October 15, 2007 (D 5783-5789).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR—Doug Burger.

A. Update on Texas Council of Faculty Senates meeting—Alba A. Ortiz (professor, special education).

V.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

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

A. Proposal to change the name of the Calendar Committee to the University Academic Calendar Committee (D 5769)—John R. Allison (professor, information, risk, and operations management and committee chair).
B. Proposal from the Educational Policy Committee regarding the implementation of plus/minus grading system for undergraduates (D 5770-5772)—Desmond Lawler (professor, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering and committee chair).
C. Report from the Office of Undergraduate Studies—Paul Woodruff (dean).
1. Report on the Quality Enhancement Plan. (pdf)

VII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Report of the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Women—Mary Steinhardt (committee chair, professor, kinesiology and health education).
B. Report of the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Men—David Fowler (committee chair, professor, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering).

VIII.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Next Faculty Council meeting will be held on Monday, December 10 at 2:15 in Main 212.

XI.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

X.
ADJOURNMENT.

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


Distributed through the Faculty Council web site on November 8, 2007. Copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.

 

 


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