Professors

Freedom requires balance

Students have occasionally voiced concern about professors who express ideas in the classroom that seem to go beyond the curriculum.Continue...

Pressure on professors

Contributors discuss the changing university environment and the toll it takes on students and facultyContinue...

Teaching goes both ways

These days, your undergraduate experience isn’t complete without Teaching Assistants.Continue...

The road often traveled

For students who miss home, a weekend trip back to cities like Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, are short, providing only a tease of the comforts of home.Continue...

After a year of remote learning, professors must commit to academic accommodations

Universities can’t keep letting professors set impossibly rigid standards when it comes to coursework, especially in the middle of a pandemic. The need for extensions is inevitable, and professors must accept that.Continue...

There’s no excuse for the gender pay gap at Queen’s

Recent data from Statistics Canada shows a pay gap between male and female professors across all but three Canadian universities. Queen’s in particular has an eight per cent difference in average salary.Continue...

Professors: this fall, please teach with empathy

When students logged into their online courses last week and perused the syllabi, it’s frustrating that some classes might’ve had them thinking, ‘I can’t do this.’Continue...

Professors shouldn’t face discrimination for their accents

Some professors are better lecturers than others, but whether or not they speak with an accent shouldn’t be a determining factor in that assessment.Continue...

Queen’s professors talk free speech policy

Since the Principal’s office released its final version of the Ontario government-mandated freedom of expression policy last December, students and faculty have been debating the policy.Continue...

Provincial poll show demand for job security for university professors

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) has released the results of their 2018 poll, which aimed to gauge Ontarians’ perspectives on the current state of precarious employment faced by many university professors in the province.Continue...

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