SECRETARY’S REPORT
October 15, 2012


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

A.
ITEMS COMPLETED SINCE THE LAST REPORT.

D 8664 Proposed Changes from the Committee on Committees to Increase General Faculty Standing Committee Terms of Service to Three Years. Posted on the Faculty Council website on May 4, 2011. The secretary has classified this item as general legislation. On May 9, 2011, the Faculty Council approved the proposed changes. On May 10, 2011, the legislation was transmitted to the president. . In a letter dated May 16, 2011, the president’s office requested written recommendations regarding the legislation from Dr. Steven Leslie and Ms. Patricia Ohlendorf. On May 31, 2011, Provost Leslie recommended approval of the proposal. On August 22, 2012, President Powers transmitted the legislation with the implementation plan to UT System recommending approval. On September 11, 2012, final approval was received from UT System.