Rector

A longstanding tradition

The student rector position at Queen’s makes the University unique amongst other
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Day finally over

Nick Day’s resignation as rector should have happened months ago.Continue...

Rector resigns

On Thursday afternoon, Nick Day stepped down as rector. The announcement came over five months after an AMS referendum called for his removal.Continue...

Queen’s Rector resigns

On April 30, Sam Hiemstra, ArtSci ’21, announced he is stepping down as the 37th Rector in an open letter addressed to the university community. His resignation came into effect on May 1.Continue...

Rector equity grant provides $1,800 in funding

The Office of the Rector Equity Partnership Grant has been distributed to three equity groups on campus.Continue...

Rector establishes grant for QTBIPOC students leading anti-oppression initiatives

The Office of the Rector Equity Partnership Grant is in the final stages of development.

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‘[T]he fate of Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 lies in [the students’] hands’

A peer-to-peer initiative was launched by Queen’s students Oct. 2, urging students to comply with public health regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Following criticism, AMS and Rector share support for Stolen by Smith account

After Queen’s Coalition against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (QCRED) shared a post to its Instagram on Friday questioning the silence on Stolen by Smith from leaders at Queen’s, the AMS and Rector Sam Hiemstra released statements in support of the Instagram page.Continue...

Queen’s Rector and Undergraduate Trustee advocate for lower tuition in fall term

Undergraduate Trustee Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara and Rector Sam Hiemstra released a joint statement on May 25 calling for the University to lower tuition in the fall term.Continue...

Community group addresses concerns over upcoming anti-racism protest

Ahead of an anti-racism protest scheduled for this Saturday, the Black Luck Collective is asking those interested in attending to think about their own participation.Continue...

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