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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SEVENTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2009-2010

The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, April 12, 2010
Main Building, Room 212
2:15 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 8019-8026)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of February 15, 2010 (D 8027-8057).
B. Minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of March 22, 2010 (delayed until May 10, 2010).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR— Janet Staiger.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—Dean Neikirk.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS BUSINESS.

A.
School of Undergraduate Studies Governance Procedures (D 7982-7983a)—Paul Woodruff (dean, undergraduate studies).

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

A. Report from Sponsored Projects and the Vice President for Research —Susan Sedwick (vice president for research and director, Office of Sponsored Projects).
B. Report on the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics Association (COIA)—Tom Palaima (professor classics and COIA representative).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee in Support of the Cactus Café (D 8003)—Janet Staiger (professor, radio-television-film and committee chair).
B. Proposed Revisions to UT Austin's Financial Exigency Policy (D 8009-8012)— Janet Staiger (professor, radio-television-film and committee chair).
C. Proposal from the Educational Policy Committee to Modify the Criteria for the Global Cultures Flag (D 8004-8005)—Alan Friedman (professor, English and committee chair).
D. Proposal from the Educational Policy Committee to Revise Q-Drop Procedures (D 8006-8008)—Alan Friedman (professor, English and committee chair).
E. Update to the Social and Behavioral Science Core Curriculum Course Area for the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012 (D 8017-8018).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. The General Faculty elections have been extended through Wednesday, April 14. Afterwards, the results will be posted online at http://utdirect.utexas.edu/afgf/.
B. Annual Standing Committee Reports are due in the Office of General Faculty by May 10.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

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

Distributed through the Faculty Council web site in April 2010.

 

 


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