Board of Trustees

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...

Student group continues to press Trustees on divestment

At December’s Board of Trustees meeting, Nick Lorraway (ArtSci ’20), president of Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) delivered refined divestment proposals, aiming for more feasibility.

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QBACC heading back to Board of Trustees with more student support

On Sept. 27, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) representatives presented the Board of Trustees with a list of demands to address the climate crisis on campus. Two months later, little headway has been made.

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Board of Trustees receives 2018-19 internal sexual violence report

Queen’s Board of Trustees received its second-ever internal sexual violence report at its Sept. 27 meeting, outlining data from the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response office for the 2018-19 year.Continue...

At first Trustees meeting, principal pledges to restructure office for accessibility

The Board of Trustees gathered for its first meeting of the 2019-20 academic year on Sept. 27—marking Principal Patrick Deane’s first official appearance in front of the Board since he assumed his office on July 1.Continue...

QBACC appeals to Trustees at first meeting of academic year

After addressing more than 500 students at Friday’s climate strike, representatives from QBACC headed into Richardson Hall to bring their demands to Queen’s Board of Trustees.

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New sexual violence policy now in effect

The draft sexual violence policy approved by the Board of Trustees in May is now in effect, with no changes.

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AMS food bank fee no longer mandatory

After two years of financial stability, the AMS food bank will face funding shortfalls in the 2019-20 school year.Continue...

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