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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of October 26, 2009.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
October 26, 2009
The second regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2009-10 was held in the Flawn Academic Center, room 419, Monday, October 26, 2009, at 2:15 P.M.
Present: William Beckner, Christopher J. Bell, Narayan Bhargava, Hans C. Boas, Randy Bomer, Daniel A. Bonevac, Simone A. Browne, Richard H. Crawford, Elizabeth Cullingford, Jonathan B. Dingwell, John S. Dzienkowski, Brian L. Evans, Drew Michael Finke, David W. Fowler, Eileen R. Fowles, Alan W. Friedman, Steven J. Friesen, Irene M. Gamba, Alexandra A. Garcia, Robert B. Gilbert, Linda L. Golden, Mickey L. Gonzales, Andrea C. Gore, Michael H. Granof, Sue A. Greninger, Martha F. Hilley, David M. Hillis, Gerald W. Hoffmann, Elaine K. Horwitz, Karrol A. Kitt, Erhan Kutanoglu, Hunter C. March, Lauren A. Meyers, Gordon S. Novak, William T. O'Rourke, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Thomas L. Pangle, Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Tina M. Radke, Lauren A. Ratliff, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Daniel D. Spikes, Janet Staiger, Rabun Taylor, Samuel M. Wilson, Paul B. Woodruff.
Absent: Urton L. Anderson (excused), Elliott M. Antokoletz, Judy Copeland Ashcroft (excused), David P. Birdsong, Pascale R. Bos, Dean A. Bredeson (excused), Philip M. Broadbent (excused), Cynthia J. Buckley (excused), Neal M. Burns, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Patricia L. Clubb, Miles Lynn Crismon, Molly E. Cummings (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Edwin Dorn, Adam K. Ekenseair, Gregory L. Fenves (excused), Luis Francisco-Revilla, Thomas W. Gilligan, Juan C. González, Sabine Hake, Charles R. Hale, Donald A. Hale, Patricia I. Hansen, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Kevin P. Hegarty, James L. Hill, Syed A. Hyder (excused), Bobby R. Inman (excused), Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Manuel J. Justiz (excused), LeeAnn Kahlor, Steven W. Leslie (excused), Mark G. Longaker, Shara Ma, Raul L. Madrid (excused), Jennifer A. Maynard, John H. McCall, Sharon Mosher, Gretchen Murphy, Paula C. Murray, Dean P. Neikirk (excused), David S. Onion, Thomas G. Palaima (excused), Shirley Bird Perry, William C. Powers (excused), Mary Ann Rankin, Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Victoria Rodriguez, Lawrence Sager, Juan M. Sanchez, Cherise Smith (excused), Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa M. Stuifbergen, Ye Sun, Gregory J. Vincent, Barbara W. White, Darlene C. Wiley, Lexing Ying (excused), Harold H. Zakon.
Voting Members: 43 present , 32 absent, 75 total. Non-Voting Members: 4 present, 33 absent, 37 total. Total Members 47 present, 65 absent, 112 total.
I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
III. COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.
Chair Janet Staiger (radio-television-film) announced that President William Powers Jr. could not attend the meeting because he was out-of-town.
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. 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.
Chair Staiger called attention to the announcements posted on the meeting’s agenda. Since the November meeting will include reports from both athletics councils, she requested that any questions Council members wanted addressed in the reports be submitted in writing with sufficient lead time to allow for preparation by the participants.
A. The next Faculty Council meeting will be held 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—None.
Chair Staiger adjourned the meeting at 3:00 P.M.
Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 13, 2009.