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D 9595

DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

SIXTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2011-2012

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, March 19, 2012
2:15 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 9565-9576)—Sue Alexander Greninger (associate professor, human development and family sciences).

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of February 20, 2012 (D 9577-9594).

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT—William Powers Jr.

A. Comments by the President.
B. Questions to the President.
From Seth Bank (assistant professor, electrical and computer engineering):"President Powers, in your comments at the last faculty council meeting, you mentioned 'decreasing or flat resources' several times.  Could you please comment on UT's general financial outlook and whether decreasing or flat resources is a temporary challenge, or one that reflects the long-term reality?" 

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

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—Professors Alba A. Ortiz (special education) and Martha F. Hilley (music).

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

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

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.

A. Report of the Committee to Nominate Voting Faculty Members to the Undergraduate Studies Advisory Committee (D 9544)—Alan Friedman.
B. Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Men and for Women, and to the University Co-op Board of Directors (D 9545-9546)—Alan Friedman.
C. Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the University of Texas Police Oversight Committee (D 9547)—Alan Friedman.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

A. Online elections for college representatives on the Faculty Council—March 26-April 6.

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 March 16, 2012.