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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of September 16, 2013.
Dean Neikirk's signature
Dean Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council



MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013


The first regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2012-13 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, September 16, 2013, at 2:15 PM.


ATTENDANCE.

Present: Gayle J. Acton, Mahmoud M Al-Batal, Jacqueline L. Angel, William Beckner, Noel B. Busch-Armendariz, Rebecca M. Callahan, Andrew McKinley Clark, Dana L. Cloud, Patricia L. Clubb, Lesley A. Dean-Jones, Michael P. Domjan, Tarek El-Ariss, Brian L. Evans, William L. Fisher, Philip M. Gavenda, Elizabeth T. Gershoff, Vernita Gordon, Beverly L. Hadaway, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Martha F. Hilley, Hans Hofmann, Regina W. Hughes, Kedra B. Ishop, Brent L. Iverson, Jody Jensen, Christine L. Julien, Can Kilic, Susan R. Klein, Donna Marie Kornhaber, Nancy P. Kwallek, Judith Langlois, Steven W. Leslie, Alberto A. Martinez, Blinda E. McClelland, Columbia Mishra, Douglas J Morrice, Dean P. Neikirk, Gordon S. Novak, Gage E. Paine, Keryn E. Pasch, Domino R. Perez, Anthony J. Petrosino, William C. Powers, Llewellyn K. Rabenberg, Kornel G. Rady, Ellen M. Rathje , Wayne A. Rebhorn, Jack L. Ritchie, Cesar A. Salgado, Cinthia S. Salinas, Sonia T. Seeman, Snehal A. Shingavi, Clayton T. Shorkey, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, David S. Stein, Sharon L. Strover, Leslie J. Vaaler, Horacio R. Villarreal, Maria D. Wade, Jo Lynn Westbrook, Kurt G. Weyland, L. Michael White, Michael J. "Ugeo" Williams, Charters S. Wynn.

Absent: Samer M. Ali (excused), Byron P. Almen (excused), Hans C. Boas (excused), Simone A. Browne (excused), John R. Clarke (excused), Brent Andrew Cockerham (excused), Miles Lynn Crismon (excused), Janet M. Davis (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Matthew S. Eastin (excused), Bradley G. Englert, Jeannie Farahnak (excused), Ward Farnsworth, Gregory L. Fenves (excused), Sandra Fernandez (excused), Oliver Freiberger (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Mark A. Gooden (excused), Patricia I. Hansen, Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Linda A. Hicke, Julie Hooper (excused), Robert L. Hutchings, Manuel Justiz, Sharon Mosher, Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), Jon E. Olson (excused), A. Naomi. Paik (excused), Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Linda E. Reichl (excused), Patricia Roberts-Miller (excused), Ehud I. Ronn (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Paul R. Shapiro (excused), Keifer Shenk (excused), Marvin D. Shepherd (excused), Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa Stuifbergen, Daniel D. Sutherland (excused), Jeffrey D. Treichel, Gregory J. Vincent, Luis H. Zayas, Leo E. Zonn (excused).


Voting Members:
55
present,
22
absent,
77
total.
Non-Voting Members:
10
present,
24
absent,
35
total.
Total Members
65
present,
46
absent,
111
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—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.
A. New Travel Policy.
B. New Faculty-oriented Newsletter.
C. Proposed Restructuring of Student Representation on the International Programs and Studies Committee in the Handbook of Operating Procedures 2-1060-PM (D 10596-10599).
D. Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding Requests Concerning Memorial Resolutions (D 10595).

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. Suicide Prevention Week, September 23-27. For more information about the week’s events, visit their website.
B. The next Faculty Council meeting is scheduled for October 21, 2013, in Main 212 at 2:15 PM.
C. Martha Hilley asked for a moment of silence to honor the shooting victims at the naval base in Washington earlier that day.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.
Chair Hart adjourned the meeting at 3:41 PM.

Posted on the Faculty Council website on October 16, 2013.