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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Dr. Hillary Hart (distinguished senior lecturer, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering), on behalf of the Faculty Council Executive Committee, submits the following panel of names for consideration by the president for appointment to the University of Texas Police Oversight Committee.

Notice is hereby given that this report will be presented to the Faculty Council for action at its meeting on April 14, 2014. At that meeting additional nominations may be made from the floor.
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Dean Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council


REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN POLICE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The University of Texas Police Oversight Committee serves as the principal institutional channel of communication between members of the University community and the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD). Their task is to ensure that the policies, practices, and operations of the UTPD promote the security and safety of the University community effectively and in ways respectful of our constitutional rights and consistent with the core values of the University.

Three faculty members serve on the committee who are chosen by the president to serve three-year staggered terms. Each spring, the Faculty Council Executive Committee solicits nominations from the General Faculty for appointment to the Police Oversight Committee. At least two nominations must be submitted for each vacant seat.

The present faculty composition of the committee is as follows:

Phillip Barrish (term expires August 31, 2014)
Edmund (Ted) Gordon (term expires August 31, 2015)
Penelope J. Davies, associate professor, art and art history (term expires August 31, 2016)

The panel of faculty being nominated for appointment in 2014 for a three-year term is as follows:

Michael J. Churgin, professor, law
Jill A. Marshall, associate professor, curriculum and instruction
Sharon L. Strover, professor, radio-television-film
George Sylvie, associate professor, journalism


Distributed through the Faculty Council website in April 3, 2014.