Texas Tech Faculty Council Meeting 1974-04-22

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The Texas Tech Faculty Council discusses final exam and library policy issues.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Texas Tech Faculty Council Meeting

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 22, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Information Services

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Initial announcements, Distinguished Engineering Award, Medical School and budget matters mentioned, Instructors’ salaries, departmental funds discussed, Speculation on new budget proposals, Recommendation of Executive Committee on Final Exam Policy, Origin of recommendations cited, Faculty questionnaire reviewed, Debate and discussion follow, Amendment: "The type of evaluation to be used by the instructor will be made known prior to registration" defeated, Proposal to reinstate "dead week" examined.

Tape 1, Side 2: "Dead week" question (continued), Question of faculty prerogatives and flexibility examined, Motion to strike items 3 and 4 from the proposal presented, question of applicability of item 3 to multi-section classes, Questions of "exemptions" presented.

Tape 2, Side 1: Final exam "exemption" question (continued), Motion to strike item 4 from proposal presented, Resolution to defend "open stack" library policy moved, Uncertainty of library policy proclaimed, Library policy discussed.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1974

Bulk Dates: 1974

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