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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of November 19, 2012.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The General Faculty and Faculty Council



MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
November 19, 2012


The third regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2012-13 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, November 19, 2012, at 2:15 p.m.


ATTENDANCE.

Present: Lawrence D. Abraham, Gayle J. Acton, Byron P. Almen, William Beckner, Carl S. Blyth, Hans C. Boas, Simeon P. Bochev, Catherine Boone, William "Wills" Kerby Brown, Andrew McKinley Clark, Miles Lynn Crismon, Janet M. Davis, Patrick J. Davis, Lesley A. Dean-Jones, Diana M. DiNitto, Michael P. Domjan, Matthew S. Eastin, Jeannie Farahnak, William L. Fisher, Oliver Freiberger, Alan W. Friedman, Sue A. Greninger, Beverly L. Hadaway, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Martha F. Hilley, Neville Hoad, Jody Jensen, Susan R. Klein, Nancy P. Kwallek, Judith Langlois, Steven W. Leslie, Thor Ericson Lund, Blinda E. McClelland, Michael R. Morton, Gordon S. Novak, Jon E. Olson, Gage E. Paine, Anthony J. Petrosino, William C. Powers, Llewellyn K. Rabenberg, Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Michael John Austin Redding, Linda E. Reichl, Andrew M. Riggsby, Jack L. Ritchie, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Cesar A Salgado, Sonia T. Seeman, Marvin D. Shepherd, Clayton T. Shorkey, Henry Joel Simmons, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, David S. Stein, Sharon L. Strover, Daniel D. Sutherland, Gary A. Thomas, Leslie J. Vaaler, Jo Lynn Westbrook, Lynn R. Wilkinson, Leo E. Zonn, Nina I. Zuna.

Absent: Kamran S. Aghaie (excused), Urton L. Anderson (excused), Jacqueline L. Angel (excused), Seth R. Bank (excused), Keffrelyn D. Brown (excused), Patricia L. Clubb, Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Zachary S. Elkins (excused), Bradley G. Englert, Ward Farnsworth, Gregory Fenves, Elizabeth T. Gershoff (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Linda L. Glessner, Mark A. Gooden, Patricia I. Hansen, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Linda A. Hicke, David M. Hillis (excused), Hans Hofmann (excused), Robert L. Hutchings, Coleman Hutchison (excused), Kedra B. Ishop (excused), Michael Johnson (excused), Christine L. Julien (excused), Manuel Justiz (excused), Hunter C. March (excused), Alberto A. Martinez (excused), John H. McCall, Matthew S McGlone (excused), Sharon Mosher, Gretchen Murphy (excused), Luisa Nardini (excused), Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), David S. Onion, Yolanda C. Padilla (excused), Ellen M. Rathje  (excused), Ehud I. Ronn (excused), John J. Ruszkiewicz (excused), Victor B. Saenz (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Snehal A. Shingavi (excused), Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa Stuifbergen, Emanuel Tutuc (excused), Gregory J. Vincent, Luis H. Zayas.


Voting Members:
51
present,
26
absent,
77
total.
Non-Voting Members:
11
present,
24
absent,
35
total.
Total Members
62
present,
50
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—None.

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.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS—None.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. The next Faculty Council meeting is scheduled for December 10, 2012, in Main 212 at 2:15 p.m. Chair Hilley announced that in addition to other agenda items, Dr. Steven Mintz, executive director of the Institute for Transformational Learning at UT System, has been invited to that meeting.
B. Chair Hilley then invited all Council members to an open house, which she hosts every even-numbered year, in her home on Sunday, December 9, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. She noted that email invitations would be forthcoming as well.
C. Lastly, Chair Hilley introduced Gage Paine, the new vice president of student affairs, who has been at UT Austin before and has now returned for this new position.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.
Chair Hilley adjourned the meeting at 3:18 p.m.

Posted on the Faculty Council website on December 7, 2012.