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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of February 20, 2012.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
February 20, 2012
The fifth regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2011-12 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, February 20, 2012, at 2:15 p.m.
Present: Robert H. Abzug, Mark I. Alpert, Ronald B. Anderson, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ashley Baker, Seth R. Bank, Mark Barber, Phillip J. Barrish, Douglas S. Bruster, Erika M. Bsumek, Namkee Choi, Michael B. Clement, Patricia L. Clubb, Patrick J. Davis, James W. Deitrick, Diana M. DiNitto, Michael P. Domjan, Michael W. Downer, Brian L. Evans, William L. Fisher, Alan W. Friedman, Shernaz B. Garcia, Thomas W. Gilligan, Manuel A. Gonzalez, Edmund (Ted) Gordon, Sue A. Greninger, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Martha F. Hilley, David M. Hillis, Neville Hoad, James A. Holcombe, Coleman Hutchison, Kerry A. Kinney, Susan R. Klein, Judith Langlois, Chang Liu, S. Reid Long, Hunter C. March, Gretchen Murphy, Dean P. Neikirk, Carisa K. Nietsche, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Alba A. Ortiz, William C. Powers, Cinthia S. Salinas, Dnika J. Travis, Leslie J. Vaaler, Emily E. Van Duyn, Deborah L. Volker, Jo Lynn Westbrook, Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Darlene C. Wiley, James R. Yates, James L. Hill, Steven W. Leslie, Paul B. Woodruff.
Absent: Samer M. Ali (excused), Byron P. Almen (excused), Carl S. Blyth (excused), Anthony L. Brown, Keffrelyn D. Brown (excused), Natalie E. Butler, Deborah J. Carney, Benjamin H. Carrington (excused), Loftus C. Carson (excused), Lee R. Chesney (excused), Alan K. Cline (excused), Miles Lynn Crismon (excused), Arturo De Lozanne (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Zachary S. Elkins (excused), Bradley G. Englert, Gregory Fenves, Robert B. Gilbert (excused), Juan C. González, Donald A. Hale, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Susan S. Heinzelman, Jacqueline C. Henninger (excused), Robert L. Hutchings, Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Michael Johnson (excused), Manuel J. Justiz, David A. Laude, Stephanie A. Lindquist, John H. McCall, Blinda E. McClelland (excused), Juan Miró (excused), Ismail S. Mohiuddin (excused), Sharon Mosher, David S. Onion, Yolanda C. Padilla (excused), Karen L. Rascati (excused), Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Patricia Roberts-Miller (excused), Mary Rose (excused), Stanley J. Roux (excused), Victor B. Saenz (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Snehal A. Shingavi (excused), Rajashri Srinivasan (excused), Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield (excused), Frederick R. Steiner, Pauline T. Strong (excused), Alexa Stuifbergen, Emanuel Tutuc (excused), Gregory J. Vincent, Luis H. Zayas (excused).
Voting Members: 48 present, 29 absent, 77 total. Non-Voting Members: 10 present, 25 absent, 35 total. Total Members 58 present, 54 absent, 112 total.
I. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
III. COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.
A. Comments by the President. B. Questions to the President.
IV. REPORT OF THE CHAIR.
V. REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT.
VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.
VII. REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.
A. Tobacco Free Campus. B. Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) Report. C. Proposed Joint Committee of Graduate Assembly members and Faculty Council Executive Committee (D 9501-9503).
VIII. NEW BUSINESS—None. IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
Chair Friedman called attention to the following announcements and said it was not too late to join the group going to Texas A&M on Monday. He also reminded everyone to participate in the upcoming nomination and election processes and thanked everyone for attending the meeting.
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—None.
Chair Friedman adjourned the meeting at 4:07 P.M.
Posted on the Faculty Council website on March 16, 2012.