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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of November 17, 2008.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
November 17, 2008
The second regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2008-09 was held in the Main Building, Room 212, Monday, November 17, 2008, at 2:34 P.M.
Present: Mark I. Alpert, William Beckner, Christopher J. Bell, Denise D. Berry, David P. Birdsong, Daniel J. Birkholz, Randy Bomer, Daniel A. Bonevac, Bradley W. Carpenter, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Richard H. Crawford, Molly E. Cummings, Brian L. Evans, Luis Francisco-Revilla, Daniel S. Freed, Alan W. Friedman, Steven J. Friesen, Scott J. Fulford, Alexandra A. Garcia, Juan C. González, Andrea C. Gore, Michael H. Granof, Darlene Grant, Sue A. Greninger, Kevin P. Hegarty, James L. Hill, David M. Hillis, Elaine K. Horwitz, Emily A. Jung, Karrol A. Kitt, Erhan Kutanoglu, Steven W. Leslie, Mark G. Longaker, Carol H. MacKay, Hunter C. March, Gretchen Murphy, Dean P. Neikirk, Mary C. Neuburger, Gordon S. Novak, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Alba A. Ortiz, Priyanka C. Pathak, Keshav Rajagopalan, Kenneth M. Ralls, Soncia R. Reagins-Lilly, Gretchen Ritter, Frankie Shulkin, Janet Staiger, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Mary A. Steinhardt, Nikita Storojev, Paul K. Tchir, Clark R. Wilson, Paul B. Woodruff.
Absent: Lawrence D. Abraham (excused), Urton L. Anderson, Judy Copeland Ashcroft, Hans C. Boas (excused), Pascale R. Bos, Dean A. Bredeson (excused), Cynthia J. Buckley (excused), Douglas C. Burger, Neal M. Burns, Lorenzo F. (Frank) Candelaria (excused), Lisa J. Cary, Patricia L. Clubb, Miles Lynn Crismon, Elizabeth Cullingford, Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Edwin Dorn, John S. Dzienkowski, Richard B. Eason, Gregory L. Fenves, Kevin M. Foster, Robert B. Gilbert (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Charles G. Groat, Charles R. Hale, Donald A. Hale, Patricia I. Hansen, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Susan S. Heinzelman, Neville Hoad, Manuel J. Justiz, LeeAnn Kahlor, Swathi Kiran, John E. Luecke, Raul L. Madrid, Jennifer L. McAndrew, Lauren A. Meyers, Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), Thomas G. Palaima, Domino R. Perez, Shirley Bird Perry, William C. Powers (excused), Mary Ann Rankin, Brian E. Roberts, Victoria Rodriguez, Michele A. Rountree (excused), Lawrence Sager, Juan M. Sanchez, Dolores Sands, Shannon Speed, James Steinberg, Frederick R. Steiner, Gregory J. Vincent, N. Bruce Walker, Barbara W. White, Darlene C. Wiley.
Voting Members: 47 present , 29 absent, 76 total. Non-Voting Members: 7 present, 30 absent, 37 total. Total Members 54 present, 59 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—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—None.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS.
A. Report from Cooper, Robertson & Partners, LLP consulting firm concerning the Brackenridge Tract.
IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. Joint Meeting with Texas A&M Faculty Senate will be held March 2 in the new AT&T EECC. B. The Final Report of the Gender Equity Task Force is posted online.
X. QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.
Chair Hillis adjourned the meeting at 3:12 P.M.
Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 23, 2009.