Senate recap

Senate Recap: October 3

This Wednesday marked the first Senate meeting of the 2017-18 academic year. At the meeting, senators discussed developments from the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Task Force, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) and enrollment statistics.Continue...

Senate votes for closure of PHE program, creates new law professorship

The Feb 28 Senate meeting began with a lengthy discussion and debate regarding the implementation of a Fall Term Break, and followed with several other initiatives, including the official closing of the Physical Education program and the welcoming of a new law professor.Continue...

Queen’s Climate Action Plan challenged at Senate

At the start of the March 22 Senate meeting, Principal Daniel Woolf said the recent influx of letters the Senate received about a fall reading week proposal had been submitted too late for consideration.Continue...

Proposed fall term break presented to Senate

The Feb. 23 Senate meeting began with Principal Daniel Woolf asking for a moment of silence for a Queen’s student who passed away on January 29. He left the student unnamed out of respect to his family.Continue...

Senate debates funding, student opportunities, programs and enrolment

The first Senate meeting of 2016 kicked off with heated discussions about post-secondary funding, job and internship opportunities and perceived over-enrollment at Queen’s.Continue...

Senate discusses the direction of non-academic misconduct

At the last Senate meeting of 2015, discussion ranged from the continuing review of non-academic discipline to a policy on sexual misconduct.Continue...

Queen’s Senate Nov. 3 recap

Principal Daniel Woolf held a moment of silence for late Principal Ron Watts at the start of the second meeting of the Queen’s Senate this academic year.Continue...

Queen’s Senate Sept. 29 recap

The year’s first Senate meeting began on a somber note, as Principal Daniel Woolf informed staff of the passing of first-year student Andrea Mariano and addressed recent disturbances in the University District.Continue...