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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
FIRST REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2009-2010

The University of Texas at Austin
Flawn Academic Center, Room 419
Monday, October 26, 2009
2:15 P.M

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 7374-7379)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council Meeting of September 21, 2009 (D 7381-7403).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

A. Comments by the President—None.
B. Questions to the President—None.

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR— Janet Staiger.

A. Introduction of Mary Steinhardt, faculty ombudsperson.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—None.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS BUSINESS—None.

VII.
REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS

A. Additional Updates to the Core Curriculum Course Lists for the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012 (D 7333-7335)—Lawrence Abraham (associate dean, undergraduate studies).
B. Proposal to Change the Requirements for Designation as a College Scholar or Distinguished College Scholar (D 7339-7341)—Alan Friedman (chair, Educational Policy Committee and professor, English).
C. Proposal to Add the Registrar as a Member on the Educational Policy Committee (D 7342)—Dominic Lasorsa (chair, Committee on Committees and professor, journalism).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Next Faculty Council meeting, November 16 in the ACE AVAYA Auditorium 2.302 at 2:15 p.m.
B. The annual photograph of the Faculty Council has been rescheduled for January 25 at 2:00 on the south steps of the Main Building.
C. The annual meeting of the General Faculty has been rescheduled to January 25 at 2:15 in Main 212 at 2:15 p.m., which will be followed immediately by the regular meeting of the Faculty Council.

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 on October 8, 2009. Amended on October 20, 2009; Dean Randy Diehl withdrew the proposal to change the foreign language instruction (D 7336-7338).

 

 


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