SECRETARY’S REPORT
May 6, 2013


VII.
STATUS OF LEGISLATION APPROVED BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL OR THE GENERAL FACULTY.

D. ITEMS UNDER REVIEW BY THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR.

D 7825-7844 Proposed revisions of the Handbook of Operating Procedures, Sections 3.18 and 4.03 from the Faculty Grievance Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council website on February 9, 2010, and classified as general legislation. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on February 15, 2010. Transmitted to the President on February 16, 2010. In a letter dated March 22, 2010, the President's office requested written recommendation regarding the legislation from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf. Upon the recommendations from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf, the proposals were approved by the President and transmitted to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Planning and Assessment on April 23, 2010. Final approval resides with UT System.
  • Faculty Grievance Procedure (D 7825-7835).
  • Teaching Assistant and Assistant Instructor Grievance Procedures (D 7836-7844).
    This legislation supersedes D 6174-6183.
D 10136-10138 Proposed Changes to the Function of the Faculty Welfare Committee, a Standing Committee of the General Faculty in the Handbook of Operating Procedures 2-1050-PM. Posted on the Faculty Council’s website on November 29, 2012. The secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council approved the proposal at its meeting on December 10, 2012, which was subsequently transmitted to the president on December 13 2012. On December 17, 2012, the president’s office requested recommendations from Dr. Steven Leslie and Dr. Patricia Ohlendorf. In a letter dated January 7, 2013, Vice President Ohlendorf recommended approval. On January 23, 2013, Provost Leslie recommended approval. April 22, 2013, President Powers transmitted the legislation to UT System recommending approval. Final approval resides with the president with formal notification to UT System.Final approval resides with the president with formal notification to UT System.

D 10290-10292 Proposed General Information Catalog Language on Internal Transfers as Approved by the Educational Policy Committee.Posted on the Faculty Council website on April 10, 2013. The Secretary classified this proposal as general legislation. The Faculty Council approved the proposal at its meeting on April 15, 2013.  Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 16, 2013. On April 23, 2013, on behalf of the president, Vice Provost Gretchen Ritter transmitted the legislation to UT System recommending approval.Final approval resides with UT System