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

The University of Texas at Austin
ACE AVAYA Auditorium 2.302
Monday, November 16, 2009
2:15 P.M

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 7454-7460)—Sue Alexander Greninger.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of October 26, 2009 (D 7461-7467).

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. Civitatis Award.
B. Revision to the General Information Catalog regarding academic grievances involving grade disputes.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—Dean Neikirk.

A. Update on the UT System Faculty Advisory Committee meeting of October 1-2.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS BUSINESS—None.

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

A. Report from the Intercollegiate Athletics Council for Men—David Fowler (council chair and professor, civil, architectural and environmental engineering).
B. Report from the Intercollegiate Athletics Council for Women—Mary Steinhardt (council chair and professor, kinesiology and health education).
C. Ideas of Texas Presentation—Paul B. Walker (specialist to the president).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS

A. Proposal to Disband the Commencement and Academic Ceremonies Committee (D 7436-7437)—Cinthia Salinas (committee chair, associate professor, curriculum and instruction).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. The December 14 Faculty Council meeting is cancelled unless notified otherwise.
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 November 10, 2009.

1Changed from HOP to General Information Catalog on 11/15/2009.