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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of October 31, 2011.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
October 31, 2011

The second regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2011-12 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, October 31, 2011, at 2:15 p.m.


ATTENDANCE.

Present: Robert H. Abzug, Samer M. Ali, Mark I. Alpert, Ashley Baker, Mark  Barber, Phillip J. Barrish, Douglas S. Bruster, Natalie E. Butler, Lee R. Chesney, Namkee Choi, Michael B. Clement, Alan K. Cline, Miles Lynn Crismon, Patrick J. Davis, James W. Deitrick, Michael P. Domjan, Michael W. Downer, Zachary S. Elkins, Brian L. Evans, William L. Fisher, Alan W. Friedman, Shernaz B. Garcia, Robert B. Gilbert, Thomas W. Gilligan, Edmund (Ted) Gordon, Sue A. Greninger, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Susan S. Heinzelman, Jacqueline C. Henninger, Martha F. Hilley, David M. Hillis, Neville Hoad, James A. Holcombe, Coleman Hutchison, Kerry A. Kinney, Susan R. Klein, Steven W. Leslie, Chang Liu, S. Reid Long, Hunter C. March, Blinda E. McClelland, Ismail S. Mohiuddin, Gretchen Murphy, Dean P. Neikirk, Carisa K. Nietsche, Edward W. (Ted) Odell, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Alba A. Ortiz, William C. Powers, Karen L. Rascati, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Stanley J. Roux, Victor B. Saenz, Snehal A. Shingavi, Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Pauline T. Strong, Emanuel Tutuc, Leslie J. Vaaler, Emily E. Van Duyn, Gregory J. Vincent, Deborah L. Volker, Jo Lynn Westbrook, Alexandra K. Wettlaufer, Darlene C. Wiley, Paul B. Woodruff, James R. Yates.

 

Absent: Byron P. Almen (excused), Jacqueline L. Angel (excused), Judy C. Ashcroft, Seth R. Bank (excused), Carl S. Blyth (excused), Anthony L. Brown (excused), Keffrelyn D. Brown (excused), Erika M. Bsumek (excused), Deborah J. Carney, Benjamin H. Carrington (excused), Loftus C. Carson (excused), Dana L. Cloud (excused), Patricia L. Clubb, Arturo De Lozanne (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Bradley G. Englert, Gregory Fenves, Manuel A. Gonzalez (excused), Juan C. González, Donald A. Hale, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, James L. Hill, Robert L. Hutchings, Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Michael Johnson (excused), Manuel J. Justiz, David A. Laude, John H. McCall, Juan Miró (excused), Sharon Mosher, David S. Onion, Yolanda C. Padilla (excused), Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Victoria E. Rodriguez, Mary Rose (excused), Lawrence Sager, Cinthia S. Salinas, Juan M. Sanchez, Rajashri Srinivasan (excused), Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa Stuifbergen, Dnika J. Travis (excused), Barbara W. White.


Voting Members:
58
present,
19
absent,
77
total.
Non-Voting Members:
10
present,
26
absent,
36
total.
Total Members
68
present,
45
absent,
113
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. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Athletics.
B. Annual Report of the Faculty Ombudsperson (D 9137).

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.
A. Election of Faculty Representatives to the Undergraduate Studies Advisory Committee (D 9100).
B. Resolution on the Conferral of Degrees (D 9101).
C. Motion to Update the Core Curriculum Course Lists for the Undergraduate Catalog, 2012-2014 (D 9108-9117).
D. Proposed Changes to the Basic Education Requirements (D 9132-9134).
E. Proposal To Add Minimum Grades for Courses Used in the Core Curriculum (D 9135).
F. Applicability of ROTC Courses in the Core Curriculum (D 9136).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.

Chair Friedman called attention to the announcement.

A. Next Faculty Council meeting is scheduled for November 28, 2011.
X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.

Chair Friedman adjourned the meeting at 4:04 P.M.


Posted on the Faculty Council website on November 23, 2011.