View in portable document format.
DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of May 11, 2009.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
May 11, 2009
The seventh regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2008-09 was held in the Main Building, Room 212, Monday, May 11, 2009, at 2:43 P.M., immediately following the special meeting of the 2009-10 Faculty Council.
Present: Lawrence D. Abraham, Mark I. Alpert, Judy Copeland Ashcroft, William Beckner, Daniel A. Bonevac, Dean A. Bredeson, Cynthia J. Buckley, Neal M. Burns, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Patricia L. Clubb, Elizabeth Cullingford, Molly E. Cummings, Jonathan B. Dingwell, Edwin Dorn, Brian L. Evans, Luis Francisco-Revilla, Alan W. Friedman, Steven J. Friesen, Alexandra A. Garcia, Robert B. Gilbert, Juan C. González, Andrea C. Gore, Michael H. Granof, Darlene Grant, Sue A. Greninger, Patricia I. Hansen, Kevin P. Hegarty, Susan S. Heinzelman, James L. Hill, David M. Hillis, Elaine K. Horwitz, Karrol A. Kitt, Steven W. Leslie, Mark G. Longaker, Carol H. MacKay, Raul L. Madrid, Hunter C. March, Lauren A. Meyers, Gretchen Murphy, Dean P. Neikirk, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Alba A. Ortiz, Domino R. Perez, William C. Powers, Kenneth M. Ralls, Gretchen Ritter, Michele A. Rountree, Shannon Speed, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Mary A. Steinhardt, Nikita Storojev, Paul K. Tchir, Clark R. Wilson.
Absent: Urton L. Anderson (excused), Christopher J. Bell, Denise D. Berry (excused), David P. Birdsong (excused), Daniel J. Birkholz, Hans C. Boas, Randy Bomer (excused), Pascale R. Bos, Douglas C. Burger, Lorenzo F. (Frank) Candelaria (excused), Bradley W. Carpenter, Richard H. Crawford, Miles Lynn Crismon, Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, John S. Dzienkowski, Richard B. Eason, Gregory L. Fenves, Kevin M. Foster, Scott J. Fulford, Thomas W. Gilligan, Charles G. Groat, Charles R. Hale, Donald A. Hale, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Neville Hoad, Bobby R. Inman (excused), Emily A. Jung, Manuel J. Justiz (excused), LeeAnn Kahlor (excused), Erhan Kutanoglu (excused), Jennifer L. McAndrew, Mary C. Neuburger (excused), Gordon S. Novak (excused), Thomas G. Palaima (excused), Priyanka C. Pathak, Shirley Bird Perry, Keshav Rajagopalan, Mary Ann Rankin, Soncia R. Reagins-Lilly (excused), Brian E. Roberts, Victoria Rodriguez, Lawrence Sager, Juan M. Sanchez, Dolores Sands, Frankie Shulkin, Janet Staiger (excused), Frederick R. Steiner, Gregory J. Vincent, N. Bruce Walker, Barbara W. White, Darlene C. Wiley, Paul B. Woodruff (excused).
Voting Members: 46 present , 27 absent, 73 total. Non-Voting Members: 9 present, 28 absent, 37 total. Total Members 55 present, 56 absent, 110 total.
I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
III. COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.
A. Comments by the President. B. Questions to the President—None.
IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR.
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. 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—None.
Chair Hillis adjourned the meeting at 3:35 P.M.