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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of October 21, 2013.
Dean Neikirk's signature
Dean Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council



MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
OCTOBER 21, 2013


The second regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2012-13 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, October 21, 2013, at 2:15 PM.


ATTENDANCE.

Present: Gayle J. Acton, Omar Al Hinai, Mahmoud M. Al-Batal, Byron P. Almen, Jacqueline L. Angel, William Beckner, Hans C. Boas, Rebecca M. Callahan, Andrew McKinley Clark, John R. Clarke, Angeline Grace Close, Dana L. Cloud, Patricia L. Clubb, M. Lynn Crismon, Lesley A. Dean-Jones, Michael P. Domjan, Matthew S. Eastin, Tarek El-Ariss, Brian L. Evans, Jeannie Farahnak, Gregory L. Fenves, Philip M. Gavenda, Elizabeth T. Gershoff, Mark A. Gooden, Beverly L. Hadaway, Patricia I. Hansen, Hillary Hart, Kevin P. Hegarty, Martha F. Hilley, Regina W. Hughes, Kedra B. Ishop, Brent L. Iverson, Christine L. Julien, Can Kilic, Susan R. Klein, Donna Marie Kornhaber, Judith Langlois, Alberto A. Martinez, Blinda E. McClelland, Columbia Mishra, Douglas J Morrice, Gordon S. Novak, Patricia C. Ohlendorf, Gage E. Paine, Keryn E. Pasch, Domino R. Perez, Llewellyn K. Rabenberg, Kornel G. Rady, Ellen M. Rathje , Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Wayne A. Rebhorn, Linda E. Reichl, Jack L. Ritchie, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Cesar A. Salgado, Sonia T. Seeman, Paul R. Shapiro, Kiefer Shenk, Marvin D. Shepherd, Snehal A. Shingavi, Clayton T. Shorkey, David S. Stein, Sharon L. Strover, Daniel D. Sutherland, Maria D. Wade, Jo Lynn Westbrook, Kurt G. Weyland, L. Michael White, Michael J. "Ugeo" Williams, Charters S. Wynn.

Absent: Samer M. Ali (excused), Simone A. Browne (excused), Noel B. Busch-Armendariz (excused), Janet M. Davis (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Bradley G. Englert (excused), Ward Farnsworth, William L. Fisher (excused), Oliver Freiberger (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Vernita Gordon (excused), Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Linda A. Hicke, Hans Hofmann (excused), Julie Hooper, Robert L. Hutchings, Jody Jensen (excused), Manuel Justiz, Nancy P. Kwallek (excused), Sharon Mosher, Dean P. Neikirk (excused), Jon E. Olson (excused), A. Naomi. Paik (excused), Anthony J. Petrosino (excused), William C. Powers (excused), Ehud I. Ronn (excused), Cinthia S. Salinas (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, Frederick R. Steiner, Alexa Stuifbergen, Jeffrey D. Treichel, Leslie J. Vaaler (excused), Horacio R. Villarreal (excused), Gregory J. Vincent, Sharon L. Wood, Luis H. Zayas, Leo E. Zonn (excused).


Voting Members:
58
present,
19
absent,
77
total.
Non-Voting Members:
12
present,
22
absent,
34
total.
Total Members
70
present,
41
absent,
111
total.



I.
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY.

II.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES.

III.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE PRESIDENT.
A. Comments by the President.
Chair Hart announced that President Powers had been unable to attend the meeting as he was being inaugurated as the new president of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
B. Questions to the President—None.

IV.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR.
A. Introduction of Executive Vice President and Provost Gregory L. Fenves.
B. Update on the Model HOP for UTS 180.
C. Technology-Enhanced Education Oversight Committee (D 10712).

V.
REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES.
A. Increasing Faculty Engagement in a Deregulated Athletics Context, Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (D 10699-10673)—Edmund T. (Ted) Gordon (COIA representative and department chair, African and African diaspora studies).

VI.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT.

VII.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

VIII.
NEW BUSINESS.
A. Shared Services—Kevin Hegarty (vice president and chief financial officer).
B. Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding the Conferral of Degrees (D 10626)—Hillary Hart.

IX.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. The next Faculty Council meeting will be held on November 18, 2013, in MAI 212 at 2:15 PM.

X.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XI.
ADJOURNMENT.
Chair Hart adjourned the meeting at 3:47 PM.

Posted on the Faculty Council website on November 14, 2013.