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D 7132

DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SEVENTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2008-2009

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, May 11, 2009
Approximately 2:30 p.m.
Following election of officers for 2009-10

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 7114-7123)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of April 13, 2009 (D 7128-7131).

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—None.

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

A. Report from the School of Undergraduate Studies — Lawrence Abraham (associate dean, undergraduate studies).

VII.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Approval of meeting dates 2009-2010 (D 7002)—Sue Alexander Greninger (secretary and associate professor, human development and family sciences).
B. Cancellation of summer meetings of the Faculty Council (D 7003)—Sue Alexander Greninger (secretary and associate professor, human development and family sciences)..
C. Update on the H1N1 Flu situation and preparations by the Emergency Management Team—Terri Givens (vice provost) and Gerald R. Harkins (associate vice president, Campus Safety and Security).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Janet Staiger is in the process of making General Faculty Standing Committee assignments for next year. You will be receiving your formal letter in campus mail soon. Thank you for your willingness to serve.

B. Annual Reports of the General Faculty Standing Committees are due in the Office of the General Faculty.
C. Next year, the Joint Meeting with the Texas A&M Faculty Senate will be held at College Station on March 1, 2010; continuing members be sure to mark your calendars. It is an all day event.

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 May 7, 2009.