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Queen’s pulls Aung San Suu Kyi’s honourary degree

Senate rescinded Myanmar State Chancellor and former human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s Doctorate of Law on Tuesday. The move marks the first pulled honourary degree in Queen’s history.Continue...

Free speech policy ‘nothing new,’ Principal Woolf says

There’s nothing new when it comes to free speech, according to Principal Daniel Woolf.Continue...

Senate Recap: November 27

Principal Daniel Woolf began Tuesday’s Senate commenting on the Ford government’s Fall Economic Statement, released Nov. 14.Continue...

Queen’s to implement new free speech policy before January

The University expects a new free speech policy by mid-December, weeks before the Ford government’s January 2019 deadline.Continue...

Senate to vote on ‘major’ changes to Public Health Sciences PhD program

Next Tuesday, Senate will vote to approve “major” changes to the Public Health Sciences PhD program, citing its outdated scope.

The proposal to update the program, approved by the dean of...Continue...

Dismissed BISC Employee files for disability discrimination, citing depression

Adrian Thomas, the former general manager of catering services at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC), claimed he was terminated because of his mental illness.Continue...

University won’t allow smoking cannabis on campus, except for medical purposes

All recreational smoking and vaping of cannabis on campus will be prohibited after its legalization in Canada on Oct. 17.

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Queen’s community mourns loss of Professor C.E.S. Franks

Former professor in the Queen’s department of Political Studies and the School of Physical Health and Education, C.E.S. (Ned) Franks passed away peacefully on Sept. 11. He was 81.Continue...

University to compensate for “anomalously low” faculty salaries

This month, Queen’s will be adjusting the salaries of roughly 200 faculty members currently employed at the University.Continue...

Dean of Law to step down in June

The Dean of the Faculty of Law, Bill Flanagan, has announced he won’t seek another term after 11 years at the school.Continue...

Saudi medical students to remain at Queen’s

Saudi Arabian medical students training at Queen’s will be allowed to complete their studies, according to a statement from the University.Continue...