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VI.
RESOLUTIONS.

D 9101 Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding  Conferral of Degrees. Posted on the Faculty Council website on October 18, 2011. The Faculty Council endorsed the resolution at its meeting on October 31, 2011. Transmitted to President Powers for his information on November 2, 2011. Final approval resides with the Faculty Council with notification to the President. On January 12, 2012, President Powers acknowledged receipt. In a separate letter on that same dated, he referenced D 8460 and agreed that the delegation of authority for the approval or disapproval of degree candidates resides with the faculty and that an announcement will be incorporated into the language of the spring commencement ceremony script to reflect this.

D 9348 Resolution from the Educational Policy Committee Concerning Textbook Orders.Posted on the Faculty Council website on January 12, 2012. On January 23, 2012, the Council endorsed the resolution. Transmitted to the president on January 24 2012. On February 15, 2012, the president acknowledged receipt, thanking the Council for the resolution, which supports the needs of the students.

D 9501-9503

Resolution Authorizing Formation of the ad hoc Joint Committee of the Graduate Assembly and Faculty Council on Graduate Student Fellowships. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 15, 2012. On February 20, 2012, the Faculty Council endorsed the resoltuion. On February 21, 2012, the resolution was transmitted to the president for his information. No further action is required.

D 9676-9677 Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom in the Case of Loretta Capeheart. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 17, 2012. The resolution was approved by the Faculty Council on May 1, 2012, by email vote with twenty-four votes in support and seven votes against. On May 3, 2012, the resolution was transmitted to the president for his information. No further action is required.

D 9702 UT Austin Faculty Council Resolution in Support of President Bill Powers. Posted on the Faculty Council website on May 9, 2012. Endorsed by the Faculty Council at its meeting on May 14, 2012. No further action is required.

D 9703 Resolution of Appreciation for Services to Faculty Governance at the University of Texas at Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council website on May 9, 2012. Endorsed by the Faculty Council at its meeting on May 14, 2012. No further action is required.