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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FIFTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2008-2009

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, March 23, 2009
2:15 P.M

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 6890-6896)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of January 26, 2009 (D 6897-6940).
B. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of February 16, 2009 (D 6942-6947).1

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT.

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

VII.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. State of the University Budget—Kevin Hegarty (vice president, and chief financial officer).
B. Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Men and for Women and to the University Co-op Board of Directors (D 6887-6888)—David Hillis (professor, integrative biology and Council chair).
C. Report from the Staff Council Ad Hoc Committee on the Ombudsperson Issue—Erin Waneck (committee chair and ex officio staff council chair).
D. Resolution to Adopt a Bicycle Friendly Policy on the UT Campus (D 6889)—Gordon S. Novak (professor, computer sciences and Parking and Traffic Policies Committee chair).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. At-Large Faculty Elections, final phase—March 30-April 10.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

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


Distributed through the Faculty Council web site on March 17, 2009.


1The minutes of the February meeting were posted online and sent to the Faculty Council on September 21, 2009.