Administration

A Q&A with Benoit-Antoine Bacon

After Queen’s bid goodbye to former Provost Alan Harrison at the end of July, it ushered in a brand new face. As of Aug. 1, Benoit-Antoine Bacon joined the University as its newest provost.Continue...

Queen's needs a lesson on transparency

Queen’s has a transparency problem.Continue...

Western USC’s homecoming ideas choose distraction over safety

No amount of zip lines and hot air balloons are going to fix a pervasive drinking culture.Continue...

If new positions have one, tell us what the purpose is

Frustration over the hiring of more university admin instead of departmental faculty is clear, but it’s hard to draw the parallel when the exact purpose of these admin positions is blurry.Continue...

Record-breaking Q was costly self-celebration, not celebration of students

For University administrators, $9,000 may seem like dispensable money. But for many students, it’s a year’s worth of rent, one year’s tuition or a dent in our student loans.Continue...

Faculty of Arts and Science cuts credit allotment

At Queen’s, students have historically been allotted 24 units of outside-faculty courses towards their graduation requirements, as well as one elective within the Faculty of Law.Continue...

Queen’s suspends professor for a month after insubordination investigation

On June 29, Queen’s administration sent a letter to engineering Professor Morteza Shirkhanzadeh, asking him not to attend work or perform duties for a month. It’s the third time in a year he’s been suspended without pay.Continue...

Accessibility audit data to be compiled for winter report

The results of a two-year accessibility audit of campus spaces will be released soon, as the data collection portion of the process is projected for completion by the third week of August.Continue...

Changes made to Queen’s harassment and discrimination policy, consultation moves forward for sexual assault policy

Following changes to provincial legislation, Queen’s has drafted an update to its existing workplace harassment and discrimination policy, which will be open to feedback until August 10 at 4 p.m.Continue...

Queen’s releases severe allergy report

The Severe Allergy Review Committee, tasked last year with reviewing Queen’s policies and procedures for accommodating students with severe allergies, has released its report with recommendations relating to education, communication, best practices, and emergency response.Continue...

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