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OFFICE OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

P.O. Box 7816, Austin, TX 78713-7816
Campus Address: WMB 2.102, F9500
Physical Address (per US Postal Service):
The University of Texas at Austin
General Faculty
306 Inner Campus Drive, Stop F9500
Austin, TX 78712-1135
Dean Neikirk, Secretary to the General Faculty
E-mail: fc@austin.utexas.edu
(512) 471-5934
Handbook of Operating Procedures
* Faculty Council, HOP 2-1110
* By-Laws of the Faculty Council, HOP 2-1120-PM
* Other Faculty Governance References

* Faculty Council Primer
* General Faculty Standing Committees Primer


2014-2015
* Faculty Council Meetings
* Faculty Council Membership
* Faculty Council Executive Committee
* General Faculty Standing Committees


Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of the General Faculty is to support the General Faculty and its elected representative body, the Faculty Council, in their roles in the governance of the University.

The responsibilities are those of the Secretary of the General Faculty, who is also the Secretary of the Faculty Council and who is responsible for the Office of the General Faculty. Specific functions are set forth in the Handbook of Operating Procedures 2-1010, D.3 (formerly HOP 1.1) and 2-1120-PM (formerly PM 1.301) of the University of Texas at Austin.

 

Spotlights & Events



Spotlights and
Events

RESOLUTION ON PRESIDENT POWERS


May 4th Faculty Council meeting rescheduled to Wednesday, May 6 at 2:15 in MAI 212

Next Faculty Council Meeting
Apr. 13, MAI 212 at 2:15

  • Election of UGSAC faculty members
  • Approval of Co-op Board of Directors slate of nominees
  • Approval of Intercollegiate Athletics Councils slates of nominees
  • Approval of UTPD Oversight Committee salte of nominees
  • Proposal to Restructure the Student Life and Activities Committee
  • General discussion on state of faculty

FINAL PHASE OF ELECTIONS
Faculty Council Membership Elections
Open Mar. 23-Apr. 3; nominations must be made online. View message.


CONCEALED HANDGUNS ON CAMPUSES

SB 11: Birdwell | et al.
SB 346: Estes | et al.

Chancellor McRaven's letter regarding handguns on campuses, Jan. 29, 2015

2015 Resolution Reafirming the Ban of Firearms on Campus


Testimony by Andrea Gore, Feb. 12 Senate Hearing on SB11 by Birdwell (Concealed Carry) (pdf)

Statewide Faculty Resolutions on Concealed Handguns on Campus

Resolution Reafirming the Ban of Firearms on Campus, endorsed by the Faculty Council on Feb. 18, 2013