SECRETARY’S REPORT
January 23, 2012

IX.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL.

D 9176 Proposed Changes to the “Grades” Policy in the General Information Catalog. Posted on the Faculty Council website on November 9, 2011. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Council will act on the proposed changes at its February 20, 2012, meeting. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 9177-9178 Proposed Changes to the “Adding a Class” Policy in the General Information Catalog. Posted on the Faculty Council website on November 9, 2011. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Council will act on the proposed changes at its February 20, 2012, meeting. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 9346-9347 Proposed Change to the Honors Day Policy in the General Information Catalog. Posted on the Faculty Council website on January 12, 2012. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school and is being put forward to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by January 23, 2011, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If an objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council. The Faculty Council has the authority to approve this legislation on behalf of the General Faculty. Final approval resides with UT System.

D 9348 Resolution from the Educational Policy Committee Concerning Textbook Orders. Posted on the Faculty Council website on January 12, 2012. The Council will act on the resolution at its January 23, 2012, meeting. Final approval resides with the Faculty Council with formal notification to the president.

D 9349-9350 Proposed Change in Requirements for the Writing Flag in the Core Curriculum. Posted on the Faculty Council website on January 12, 2012. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Council will act on the resolution at its January 23, 2012, meeting.  Final approval resides with the Faculty Council with formal notification to the president.

D 9351 Nomination for the 2011-2012 Faculty Council Chair Elect Replacement.  Posted on the Faculty Council website on January 12, 2012. The Council will elect a chair elect replacement at its January 23, 2012, meeting. Final approval resides with the Faculty Council with formal notification to the president.

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