March 20, 2023, Faculty Council Meeting

To be held via Zoom. If you are not a Council member but would like to attend the meeting, please contact for the Zoom room ID and password.

2:15 PM


Secretary's Report


Reports of Standing Committees

  1. A-1 Committee of Counsel on Academic Freedom and Responsibility Presentation on Faculty Council Priorities—Steve Vladeck (Committee Chair; Professor, School of Law)
  2. A-5 Faculty Welfare Committee Presentation on Faculty Council Priorities—Stuart Reichler (Committee Chair; Associate Professor of Practice, College of Natural Sciences)


  1. Vote on Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the University of Texas at Austin Police Department Oversight Committee (D 19489)—Jen Moon
  2. Classroom Disruptions— Charlotte Canning and Katie McGee (Executive Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs)
  3. ChatGPT and Similar Programs—Charlotte Canning and Art Markman (Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Extended Education Ventures)

Announcements & Comments

  1. The eighth meeting of the Faculty Council will be held on April 17 at 2:15 PM via Zoom.
  2. The annual Joint Meeting of Faculty Leadership of UT Austin and Texas A&M will be held April 4, 2023, via Zoom. All Council members are encouraged to attend.
  3. Use the Election System to cast your ballot for the Faculty Council and standing committee elections. Contact with any questions.
  4. Election instructions for the Undergraduate Studies Advisory Committee will be distributed by email tomorrow.

PowerPoint Slides


Audio Recording