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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Professor Alan Friedman (English), on behalf of the Faculty Council Executive Committee, submits the following panel of names for consideration by the president for appointment to the University of Texas Police Oversight Committee.

Notice is hereby given that this report will be presented to the Faculty Council for action at its meeting on March 19, 2012. At that meeting additional nominations may be made from the floor.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The University of Texas Police Oversight Committee serves as the principal institutional channel of communication between members of the University community and the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD). Their task is to ensure that the policies, practices, and operations of the UTPD promote the security and safety of the University community effectively and in ways respectful of our constitutional rights and consistent with the core values of the University. 

Three faculty members serve on the committee who are chosen by the president to serve three-year staggered terms. Each spring, the Faculty Council Executive Committee solicits nominations from the General Faculty for appointment to the Police Oversight Committee. At least two nominations must be submitted for each vacant seat. The present faculty composition of the committee is as follows:

Chair Norma Cantu (term expires August 31, 2012)
Michael Lauderdale (term expires August 31 2013)
Phillip Barrish (term expires August 31, 2014)

The panel of faculty being nominated for appointment in 2012 for a three-year term is as follows:

Steven R. Biegalski, associate professor, mechanical engineering
Dana L Cloud, associate professor, communication studies
Edmund T (Ted) Gordon, associate professor, African and African diaspora studies
Daniel H Robinson, professor, educational psychology

 

Distributed through the Faculty Council website in March 15, 2012.