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D 9464

DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FOURTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2011-2012

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, January 23, 2012
immediately following the 2:15 P.M. annual meeting of the General Faculty

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 9352-9366)—Sue Alexander Greninger (associate professor, human development and family sciences).

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of November 28, 2011 (D 9453-9463).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

A. Comments by the President.
B. Questions to the President.

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR—Alan W. Friedman (professor, English).

A. Proposed Addition to the Handbook of Operating Procedures Concerning the Prohibition of Camping on University Property.
B. MyEdu.
C. Task Force on Graduation Rates.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—Alba A. Ortiz (professor, special education).

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

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

A. Report from Tim Taliaferro, editor-in-chief of Alcalde.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Election of the Chair Elect (D 9351)—Alan Friedman.
B. Resolution from the Educational Policy Committee Concerning Textbook Orders (D 9348)—Janet Staiger (chair, Educational Policy Committee, and professor, radio-television-film).
C. Proposed Change in Requirements for the Writing Flag in the Core Curriculum (D 9349-9350)—Janet Staiger.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Joint Meeting on February 27 at Texas A&M, RSVP to the Office of the General Faculty by February 17.
B. Online nominations for standing committees open January 23 and close February 10.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

SAG signature
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council



Distributed through the Faculty Council website on January 19, 2012.