Rector

A longstanding tradition

The student rector position at Queen’s makes the University unique amongst other
Canadian schools.Continue...

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...

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...

Queen’s responds to anti-racism protests

In various statements, the University and student leaders have addressed the anti-racism protests sweeping the United States and Canada over the last week.Continue...

Rector gears bursary toward COVID-19 relief

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt summer opportunities for students across the University, the Rector is providing additional financial aid through a bursary.Continue...

At open forum, rector candidate talks support, community, and change

Ahead of the election for Queen’s 37th rector, uncontested candidate Sam Hiemstra said he’s shifting the narrative of his campaign.Continue...

2020 Student Elections, Explained

Get up to speed with the 2020 student elections at Queen's University. The Journal breaks down what's happening in the month of January, from AMS to Rector elections.Continue...

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