Rector

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...

Rector falls short on submitting written reports to Assembly

Rector Alex da Silva submitted only one written report to AMS Assembly last semester, providing an update for September’s meeting, but did not do so for the remainder of assemblies that term.

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Faculty societies, rector, AMS Board, respond to Tyrrell firing

The rector, the AMS Board of Directors, and multiple faculty societies have issued statements in response to a Nov. 9 Journal article detailing the firing of AMS Judicial Affairs Manager, Brandon Tyrrell.Continue...

Alex da Silva elected 36th Rector

Alex da Silva has been voted the next University Rector for the 2018-20 term, beating out opponents Afsheen Chowdhury and Jake Roseman for the position. Da Silva will succeed Cam Yung – who has...Continue...

Three candidates envision the University’s future at Rector debate

On Jan. 24, students, administration and faculty alike gathered in Wallace Hall to witness the all-candidates debate between three third-year students running for the Office of the Rector.Continue...

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