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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of January 26, 2009.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
January 26, 2009
The third regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2008-09 was held in the Main Building, Room 212, Monday, January 26, 2009, at 2:15 P.M.
Present: Lawrence D. Abraham, Urton L. Anderson, Judy Copeland Ashcroft, William Beckner, Denise D. Berry, David P. Birdsong, Daniel J. Birkholz, Hans C. Boas, Dean A. Bredeson, Cynthia J. Buckley, Douglas C. Burger, Neal M. Burns, Bradley W. Carpenter, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Patricia L. Clubb, Richard H. Crawford, Elizabeth Cullingford, Molly E. Cummings, Edwin Dorn, Brian L. Evans, Luis Francisco-Revilla, Alan W. Friedman, Steven J. Friesen, Robert B. Gilbert, Juan C. González, Andrea C. Gore, Michael H. Granof, Darlene Grant, Sue A. Greninger, Patricia I. Hansen, Susan S. Heinzelman, David M. Hillis, Neville Hoad, Elaine K. Horwitz, Emily A. Jung, Karrol A. Kitt, Steven W. Leslie, Mark G. Longaker, Carol H. MacKay, Raul L. Madrid, Gretchen Murphy, Dean P. Neikirk, Mary C. Neuburger, Gordon S. Novak, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Thomas G. Palaima, Domino R. Perez, Keshav Rajagopalan, Kenneth M. Ralls, Soncia R. Reagins-Lilly, Gretchen Ritter, Brian E. Roberts, Michele A. Rountree, Janet Staiger, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Mary A. Steinhardt, Paul K. Tchir, Darlene C. Wiley, Clark R. Wilson, Paul B. Woodruff.
Absent: Mark I. Alpert (excused), Christopher J. Bell, Randy Bomer (excused), Daniel A. Bonevac (excused), Pascale R. Bos, Lorenzo F. (Frank) Candelaria, Lisa J. Cary, Miles Lynn Crismon, Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, John S. Dzienkowski, Richard B. Eason, Gregory L. Fenves, Kevin M. Foster, Daniel S. Freed (excused), Scott J. Fulford, Alexandra A. Garcia (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Charles G. Groat, Charles R. Hale, Donald A. Hale, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Kevin P. Hegarty, James L. Hill, Manuel J. Justiz (excused), LeeAnn Kahlor (excused), Swathi Kiran, Erhan Kutanoglu, John E. Luecke, Hunter C. March, Jennifer L. McAndrew, Lauren A. Meyers, Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), Alba A. Ortiz (excused), Priyanka C. Pathak, Shirley Bird Perry, William C. Powers, Mary Ann Rankin, Victoria Rodriguez, Lawrence Sager, Juan M. Sanchez, Dolores Sands, Frankie Shulkin, Shannon Speed, James Steinberg, Frederick R. Steiner, Nikita Storojev, Gregory J. Vincent, N. Bruce Walker, Barbara W. White.
Voting Members: 52 present , 24 absent, 76 total. Non-Voting Members: 9 present, 28 absent, 37 total. Total Members 61 present, 52 absent, 113 total.
I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
III. COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.
A. Comments by the President—None. B. Questions to the President.
IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR—None.
V. REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—None.
VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.
VII. REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS.
IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. Joint Meeting with Texas A&M Faculty Senate will be held March 2 in the new AT&T EECC. RSVP deadline February 16. B. General Faculty Standing Committee Online Nominations—January 26-February 13. C. Gender Equity Report—Open Forum, February 4 at 3:00 in Main 212. D. At-Large Faculty Election, nomination phase—February 23-March 6. E. At-Large Faculty Elections, final phase—March 30-April 10.
X. QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.
Chair Hillis adjourned the meeting at 3:56 P.M.
Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 20, 2009.