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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of November 15, 2010.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
November 15, 2010

The third regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2010-11 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, November 15, 2010, at 2:15 P.M..

ATTENDANCE.

Present: Robert H. Abzug, Samer M. Ali, Byron P. Almen, Phillip J. Barrish, Hans C. Boas, Anthony Brown, Simone A. Browne, Douglas S. Bruster, Erika M. Bsumek, Benjamin H. Carrington, Loftus C. Carson, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Alan K. Cline, Elizabeth Cullingford, Arturo De Lozanne, Michael P. Domjan, Philip Doty, Michael W. Downer, David W. Fowler, Alan W. Friedman, Robert B. Gilbert, Linda L. Golden, Mickey L. Gonzales, Edmund (Ted) Gordon, Sue A. Greninger, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Susan S. Heinzelman, Martha F. Hilley, Kerry A. Kinney, Steven W. Leslie, Blinda E. McClelland, Dean P. Neikirk, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Alba A. Ortiz, Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Mary Rose, Stanley J. Roux, John D. Rutkauskas, Janet Staiger, Pauline T. Strong, Rabun Taylor, Libbie A. Toler, Deborah L. Volker, Alexandria K. Wettlaufer, Samuel M. Wilson, Paul B. Woodruff, Lexing Ying.

Absent: Chelsea B. Adler, Efraim P. Armendariz, Judy Copeland Ashcroft, Philip M. Broadbent (excused), Michael B. Clement (excused), Dana L. Cloud (excused), Patricia L. Clubb, Miles Lynn Crismon, Molly E. Cummings (excused), James W. Deitrick (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Brian L. Evans, Gregory L. Fenves, Drew Michael Finke, William L. Fisher (excused), Eileen R. Fowles (excused), Irene M. Gamba, Thomas W. Gilligan, Manuel A. Gonzalez, Juan C. González, Donald A. Hale, Alden G. Harris, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, James L. Hill, James A. Holcombe (excused), Robert L. Hutchings, Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Manuel J. Justiz, Muneezeh Kabir, Chang Liu (excused), Hunter C. March, Jennifer A. Maynard, John H. McCall, Sharon Mosher, David S. Onion, Cynthia Osborne (excused), Thomas L. Pangle, Scott Parks, Robert G. Paterson (excused), Elmira Popova, William C. Powers (excused), Mary Ann Rankin, Karen L. Rascati, Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Catherine Riegle-Crumb (excused), Victoria Rodriguez, Cinzia Russi (excused), Lawrence Sager, Cinthia S. Salinas (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Cherise Smith, Rajashri Srinivasan, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa M. Stuifbergen, Gregory J. Vincent, Barbara W. White, Darlene C. Wiley.

Voting Members:
45
present,
31
absent,
76
total.
Non-Voting Members:
6
present,
30
absent,
36
total.
Total Members
51
present,
61
absent,
112
total.


I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.

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

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT.

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

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

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Proposed Revisions to the Departmental Budget Council Constitution and Authority in the Handbook of Operating Procedures (D 8456-8458).
B. Proposed Change to the Handbook of Operating Procedures Regarding the Systems Faculty Advisory Council Representatives from UT Austin (D 8459).
C. Resolution from the Faculty Rules and Governance Committee Regarding Conferral of Degrees (D 8460).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

Chair Neikirk called attention to the following announcements regarding rescheduled meetings and the annual Council photograph that could not be held as originally planned in October.

A. The annual Faculty Council photograph will be taken on February 14 at 2:00 on the south steps of the Main Building.
B. The annual meeting of the General Faculty will be held on February 14 at 2:15 in MAI 212 at 2:15.
C. The inaugural annual meeting of the School of Undergraduate Studies will immediately follow the General Faculty meeting on February 14 at 2:15 in MAI 212.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

Chair Neikirk adjourned the meeting at 3:07 P.M.


Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 2, 2010.