SECRETARY’S REPORT
May 6, 2013


IX.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL.

D 10295-10306 Proposed Changes to the Bachelor of Arts Degree Program in the College of Natural Sciences Section in the Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2016.Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 11, 2013. The Secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the change on April 3, 2013, and forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty. Protests were received by the deadline from voting members of the Faculty Council. Therefore, the proposal will be considered at the May 6 Faculty Council meeting. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. 

D 10325 Schedule for Meetings of the Faculty Council in 2013-2014. Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 22, 2013. The Secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of general interest. Due to the large number of items on the Faculty Council agenda of the May 6, 2013, this legislation was circulated on no-protest basis. The Faculty Council approved the schedule on April 29, 2013. No further action is required.

D 10326-10327 Resolution Regarding UTS 180: "Conflicts of Interest, Conflicts of Commitment, and Outside Activities" Policy. Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 23, 2013. The Secretary has classified this resolution as general legislation. The Faculty Council will consider the resolution at its May 6 meeting. Final approval resides with the Faculty Council with formal notification to the president.

D 10328-10329 Proposed Change to General Information Catalog Language on Simultaneous Majors Policy as Approved by Educational Policy Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 22, 2013. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the proposal at its meeting on May 6, 2013. Final approval resides with UT System with formal notification to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 10330-10331 Proposed Change to General Information Catalog Language on Multiple Degrees Policy as Approved by Educational Policy Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 22, 2013. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the proposal at its meeting on May 6, 2013. Final approval resides with UT System with formal notification to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 10359-10361 Proposed Policy on Recognition of Undergraduate Academic Minors on Official University Transcripts as Approved by the Educational Policy Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council website on May 2, 2013. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the proposal at its meeting on May 6, 2013. Final approval resides with UT System with formal notification to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 10362-10369 UT Faculty Council Response to the UT System Task Force Report* on the Evaluation of Faculty Teaching. Posted on the Faculty Council website on May 3, 2013. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the report at its meeting on May 6, 2013. If endorsed by the Council, the report will be transmitted to UT System for consideration.
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