Patrick Deane

Principal Deane will not reinstate Boyd, third party to review Athletics department

Principal Patrick Deane is sticking by the University’s decision to fire former track coach Steve Boyd, but has acknowledged Boyd’s termination could have been handled better.

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Likelihood of in-person learning “extremely slim,” Deane tells faculty and staff

Principal Patrick Deane said it’s impossible to know with certainty what the fall term will look like, though he added that most programs will likely be conducted remotely.Continue...

Principal strikes steering committee on COVID-19 and upcoming academic year

Principal Patrick Deane launched a new steering committee to address the impact of the pandemic on University operations in the 2020-21 academic year.Continue...

Athletes stage Richardson Hall sit-in to protest Boyd firing

Eight members of Queen’s cross country team walked into Richardson Hall on Thursday afternoon and asked to meet with Principal Patrick Deane.

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Deane reassures students at meeting addressing Coronavirus party

Principal Patrick Deane hosted a meeting in the JDUC on Thursday regarding the Coronavirus-themed party that took place over the weekend and has since garnered widespread attention.

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Principal pledges community meeting to address Coronavirus party

Principal Patrick Deane directly addressed the recent Coronavirus-themed student party in a statement Wednesday, saying it was with “great insensitivity” that students chose hold the event.Continue...

Deane pledges to seek update from police on Chown Hall investigation

More than three months after police were notified that a racist and homophobic note was found in a Chown Hall common room, no updates have been provided on the status of their investigation.Continue...

Patrick Deane talks diversity and social equity at forum

At Principal Patrick Deane’s first open forum of the semester on Tuesday, he answered questions about diversity and student equity groups.Continue...

Deane talks Student Choice Initiative, Wellness Services at Special Assembly

When Principal Patrick Deane appeared at AMS Special Assembly on Monday, the first question he was asked was about the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

Patrick Deane talks graduate studies at Principal’s Conversation

Principal Patrick Deane met with graduate students and professors on Monday to discuss the future of graduate studies at Queen’s—the third meeting in a Conversation series Deane hopes will inform the University’s next long-term plan.Continue...

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