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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

EIGHTH REGULAR MEETING OF THE FACULTY COUNCIL FOR 2011-2012

The University of Texas at Austin
Main Building, Room 212
Monday, May 14, 2012
approximately 2:45 P.M.
following election of officers for 2012-13.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY (D 9693-9701)—Sue Alexander Greninger (associate professor, human development and family sciences).

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
A. Minutes of the Regular Faculty Council meeting of March 19, 2012 (D 9704-9717).

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.
A. Proposed Guidelines & Procedures for Implementing RR 31102 (D 9686-9688) have been approved and are posted on the FC website.
B. Resolution in support of academic freedom in the case of Loretta Capeheart (D 9676-9677)–Snehal Shingavi: passed 24-7 and sent to the President for his information.
C. Resolution of Appreciation for Services to Faculty Governance at the University of Texas at Austin (D 9703)—Alan W. Friedman.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT—Martha F. Hilley (music).

VI.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

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

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.
A. Cancellation of Summer Meetings of the Faculty Council (D 9692)—Alan W. Friedman.
B. UT Austin Faculty Council Resolution in Support of President Bill Powers (D 9702)—Alan W. Friedman.
C. Discussion Panel Recommendations from the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA)—Martha F. Hilley.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. The 2012-13 Faculty Council meetings are posted on the Faculty Council’s website.
B. Next year, UT Austin will host the annual joint meeting with the Texas A&M Faculty Senate on February 25, 2013; be sure to mark your calendars. It is an all-day event.
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 May 11, 2012.