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D 9537

DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

FIFTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2011-2012

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, February 20, 2012
2:15 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 9510-9527)—Sue Alexander Greninger (associate professor, human development and family sciences).

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of January 23, 2012 (D 9528-9536).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

A. Comments by the President.
B. Questions to the President.
From Alan W. Friedman (professor, English):

"Would you please update us on recent regental actions that affect this campus, including PTR." 

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR—Alan W. Friedman.

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. Tobacco Free Campus—Patricia L. Clubb (vice president, University operations).
B. Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) Report—Edmund (Ted) Gordon (COIA representative and associate professor, African and African diaspora studies).
C. Proposed Joint Committee of Graduate Assembly members and Faculty Council Executive Committee (D 9501-9503)—Shernaz Garcia (chair, Graduate Assembly and associate professor, special education).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS—None.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Joint Meeting on February 27 at Texas A&M. Chartered bus leaves Whitis and 24th Streets at 9:00 a.m..
B. Online nominations for college representatives on the Faculty Council—February 20-March 9.

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 February 17, 2012.