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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of September 21, 2009.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
September 21, 2009

The first regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2009-10 was held in the Flawn Academic Center, Room 419, Monday, September 21, 2009, at 2:15 P.M.

ATTENDANCE.
Present: William Beckner, Narayan Bhargava, Dean A. Bredeson, Cynthia J. Buckley, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Patricia L. Clubb, Richard H. Crawford, Elizabeth Cullingford, Molly E. Cummings, Randy L. Diehl, Jonathan B. Dingwell, Edwin Dorn, Brian L. Evans, Drew Michael Finke, David W. Fowler, Eileen R. Fowles, Luis Francisco-Revilla, Alan W. Friedman, Steven J. Friesen, Alexandra A. Garcia, Linda L. Golden, Mickey L. Gonzales, Andrea C. Gore, Michael H. Granof, Sue A. Greninger, Patricia I. Hansen, Kevin P. Hegarty, James L. Hill, Martha F. Hilley, David M. Hillis, Gerald W. Hoffmann, Bobby R. Inman, Erhan Kutanoglu, Steven W. Leslie, Mark G. Longaker, Shara Ma, Hunter C. March, Lauren A. Meyers, Paula C. Murray, Dean P. Neikirk, Gordon S. Novak, William T. O'Rourke, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Thomas L. Pangle, William C. Powers, Lauren A. Ratliff, Soncia R. Reagins-Lilly, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Daniel D. Spikes, Janet Staiger, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Rabun Taylor, Darlene C. Wiley.

Absent: Urton L. Anderson, Elliott M. Antokoletz, Judy Copeland Ashcroft, Christopher J. Bell (excused), David P. Birdsong, Hans C. Boas (excused), Randy Bomer, Daniel A. Bonevac, Pascale R. Bos, Philip M. Broadbent (excused), Simone A. Browne (excused), Neal M. Burns, Miles Lynn Crismon, Douglas J. Dempster, Andrew P. Dillon, John S. Dzienkowski, Adam K. Ekenseair, Gregory L. Fenves, Irene M. Gamba, Robert B. Gilbert, Thomas W. Gilligan, Juan C. González, Sabine Hake, Charles R. Hale, Donald A. Hale, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Elaine K. Horwitz (excused), Syed A. Hyder, Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Manuel J. Justiz (excused), LeeAnn Kahlor, Karrol A. Kitt (excused), Raul L. Madrid, Jennifer A. Maynard, John H. McCall, Sharon Mosher, Gretchen Murphy, Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), David S. Onion, Thomas G. Palaima (excused), Shirley Bird Perry, Elizabeth C. Pomeroy (excused), Tina M. Radke, Mary Ann Rankin, Victoria Rodriguez, Lawrence Sager, Juan M. Sanchez, Cherise Smith, Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa M. Stuifbergen, Ye Sun, Gregory J. Vincent, Barbara W. White, Samuel M. Wilson, Paul B. Woodruff, Lexing Ying (excused), Harold H. Zakon.

Voting Members:
44
present ,
31
absent,
76
total.
Non-Voting Members:
10
present,
27
absent,
37
total.
Total Members
54
present,
58
absent,
113
total.

Chair Janet Staiger (radio-television-film) called for a motion to reorder the agenda so the Report on the Brackenridge Tract could be presented before Communication with the President and therefore allow President Powers an opportunity to respond to the report during his comments. The motion was made and approved by voice vote.

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR—None.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—None.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

VII.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.

A. Comments by the President.

B. Questions to the President.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS—None.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. The annual Faculty Council photograph has been rescheduled from October 26 to January 25, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. on the south steps of the Main Building.
B. The annual meeting of the General Faculty has been rescheduled from October 26 to January 25, 2010, at 2:15 p.m. in Main 212.
C. Faculty Council meeting, October 26 at 2:15 in the FAC Atrium, room 419.
D. The Joint Meeting of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate and the UT Austin Faculty Council will be on March 1 at College Station. UT will provide bus transportation.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

Chair Staiger adjourned the meeting at 3:39 P.M.


Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 23, 2009.

 

 


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