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Board of Trustees welcomes new chair

The Board of Trustees welcomed Mary Wilson Trider as its new chair on June 1.Continue...

Faculty of Law launches consultation on naming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall

Following calls from the community, the Faculty of Law committed to a formal consultation process reviewing the name of its building, Sir John A. Macdonald Hall, on June 25.Continue...

Queen’s signs climate change charter

Queen’s has signed onto a new climate change charter as part of its goal to become carbon neutral by 2040.Continue...

Community calls for removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from Faculty of Law building

As the Kingston community reflects on representations of local history, many are calling for the removal of Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from the Faculty of Law’s building.Continue...

Board of Trustees clarifies its climate change endorsement

Before the Board of Trustees voted on the agenda at its May 8 meeting, Donald Raymond, chair of the Board, addressed the community’s “misinterpretation” of its earlier climate change recommendations.Continue...

Queen’s concerned out-of-province students will avoid campus in September

At the May Board of Trustees meeting last Friday, Principal Patrick Deane said the University is concerned out-of-province students may avoid travelling to Kingston in the fall.Continue...

Activists celebrate passage of new climate measures

On Friday, the Board of Trustees passed the final recommendations set out by the Climate Change Task Force , including a pledge to reduce the carbon intensity of the University’s oil and gas investments.

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Trustees pass climate change action recommendations

The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendations of the Climate Change Action Task Force, including a pledge to reduce the carbon intensity of the University’s investments.

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Trustees to vote on climate action recommendations

Queen’s Board of Trustees will vote on a number of climate action recommendations on Friday night, including whether to make more information about its investment practices available to the wider public.

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Chair in Women in Engineering position approved by Board of Trustees

At its December meeting, the Board of Trustees approved a new position for a Chair in Women in Engineering. The position will be in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.Continue...

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