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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Following are the minutes of the regular Faculty Council meeting of November 18, 2013.
Dean Neikirk's signature
Dean Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council



MINUTES OF THE REGULAR FACULTY COUNCIL MEETING OF
NOVEMBER 18, 2013


The third regular meeting of the Faculty Council for the academic year 2013-14 was held in the Main Building, Room 212 on Monday, November 18, 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, Simone A. Browne, Noel B. Busch-Armendariz, Rebecca M. Callahan, Andrew McKinley Clark, John R. Clarke, Angeline Grace Close, M. Lynn Crismon, Lesley A. Dean-Jones, Michael P. Domjan, Matthew S. Eastin, Tarek El-Ariss, Brian L. Evans, Jeannie Farahnak, Gregory L. Fenves, Oliver Freiberger, Philip M. Gavenda, Elizabeth T. Gershoff, Mark A. Gooden, Vernita Gordon, Beverly L. Hadaway, Hillary Hart, Martha F. Hilley, Regina W. Hughes, Kedra B. Ishop, Brent L. Iverson, Jody Jensen, Christine L. Julien, Can Kilic, Susan R. Klein, Nancy P. Kwallek, Alberto A. Martinez, Blinda E. McClelland, Columbia Mishra, Douglas J Morrice, Dean P. Neikirk, Gordon S. Novak, Jon E. Olson, Anthony J. Petrosino, William C. Powers, Llewellyn K. Rabenberg, Wayne A. Rebhorn, Linda E. Reichl, Jack L. Ritchie, Patricia Roberts-Miller, Cesar A. Salgado, Paul R. Shapiro, Kiefer Shenk, Marvin D. Shepherd, Snehal A. Shingavi, Clayton T. Shorkey, Vincent S. (Shelby) Stanfield, David S. Stein, Sharon L. Strover, Daniel D. Sutherland, Horacio R. Villarreal, Maria D. Wade, Kurt G. Weyland, L. Michael White, Michael J. "Ugeo" Williams, Charters S. Wynn.

Absent: Samer M. Ali (excused), Hans C. Boas (excused), Dana L. Cloud (excused), Patricia L. Clubb, Janet M. Davis (excused), Douglas J. Dempster, Randy L. Diehl, Andrew P. Dillon, Bradley G. Englert, Ward Farnsworth, William L. Fisher (excused), Thomas W. Gilligan, Patricia I. Hansen (excused), Roderick P. Hart, Fred M. Heath, Kevin P. Hegarty (excused), Linda A. Hicke, Hans Hofmann (excused), Julie Hooper, Robert L. Hutchings, Manuel Justiz, Donna Marie Kornhaber (excused), Judith Langlois, Sharon Mosher, Patricia C. Ohlendorf (excused), A. Naomi. Paik (excused), Gage E. Paine (excused), Keryn E. Pasch (excused), Domino R. Perez (excused), Kornel G. Rady (excused), Ellen M. Rathje  (excused), Soncia Reagins-Lilly (excused), Ehud I. Ronn (excused), Cinthia S. Salinas (excused), Juan M. Sanchez, Sonia T. Seeman (excused), Frederick R. Steiner (excused), Alexa Stuifbergen, Jeffrey D. Treichel, Leslie J. Vaaler (excused), Gregory J. Vincent, Jo Lynn Westbrook (excused), Sharon L. Wood, Luis H. Zayas, Leo E. Zonn (excused).


Voting Members:
58
present,
19
absent,
77
total.
Non-Voting Members:
8
present, 26 absent,
34
total.
Total Members
66
present,
45
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.

IV.
NEW BUSINESS.
A. Report on Sustainability Issues.

V.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR.

VI.
REPORT OF THE CHAIR ELECT.

VII.
REPORTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY, COLLEGES, SCHOOLS, AND COMMITTEES—None.

VIII.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS—None.

IX.
NEW BUSINESS CONTINUED.
B. Update to the Core Curriculum Course Lists for the Undergraduate Catalog, 2014-2016 (D 10727-10732).

X.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMENTS.
A. The next Faculty Council meeting will be held on December 9, 2013, in MAI 212 at 2:15 PM.

XI.
QUESTIONS TO THE CHAIR—None.

XII.
ADJOURNMENT.
Chair Hart thanked the Council for passing the resolution earlier saying “I think supporting statements such as President Powers’ is an important function of the Faculty Council. So, thank you very much!” She then wished everyone good luck with the end of the semester and adjourned the meeting at 3:45 p.m. PM.

Posted on the Faculty Council website on December 5, 2013.