Appendix A


Joint Meeting Austin Faculty Council and Texas A&M Faculty Senate
Monday, February 27, 2012
Tentatively set for 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

         Not attending

Please rank order your top three preferences for breakout sessions, with 1 being your first priority. You can add topics to the list.

         Evaluation of Productivity
         Annual and post-tenure reviews
         Evaluation of faculty teaching (student and peer evalutions)
         Informing the public and others (regents, legislators, etc.) about faculty work and workload
         Evaluation of College/School and University Administrators
         Faculty role in University budget planning and decisions
         Roles of Budget Councils/Executive Committees
         Role, function, and structure of Faculty Council/Senate to increase effectiveness
         Diversity and equity
         Intellectual property
         Roles/welfare of contingent faculty (part-time and non-tenure track faculty)
         Alternatives for course delivery (e.g., distance education, online courses, blended courses)
         Legislative updates/Issues
         Academic freedom
         Athletics and Academics

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