Senate

Sober second thought, rethought

A look at three perspectives on Senate reform.Continue...

Building up a conversation

In the early 2000s the Government of Ontario announced the elimination of Grade 13 in Ontarian high schools. The announcement held significant implications for post-secondary institutions in the province — both the Grade 13 and Grade 12 classes were graduating in the same year.

Queen’s was among those expected to increase their admittance for the double cohort, amounting to 3,000 new students over four years.

A recent Board of Trustee’s decision places Queen’s in a similar situation today.Continue...

Senate decides to keep GPA system

Queen’s Senator Jordan Morelli wants the University to rethink its grading structure.Continue...

‘It’s still a very sad and painful story for the family’

Dr. Maria Bartholomew, a practicing gastroenterologist, was in the middle of a client consultation when Queen’s issued a formal apology for expelling her great-uncle from the School of Medicine.Continue...

Queen’s formally apologizes for Black medical student ban

More than a hundred years ago, Queen’s banned Black medical students from enrolling in the program. On April 16, the University apologized.Continue...

Everything that happened at March Senate

On Tuesday, the Senate Meeting handed out the Margaret Hooey Governance Award to Student Senator Afsheen Chowdhury.Continue...

What you need to know from February’s Senate meeting

During the Feb. 26 Senate meeting, the University expressed plans to support student enrollment next year through direct communication and financial support programs.Continue...

Senate Recap: January 29

Senate addressed the potential hit to revenue stemming from Ontario’s recent OSAP changes on Tuesday’s meeting.Continue...

Halted student appeal prompts recommendations for Senate

The appeals of a dismissed Queen’s student have prompted recommendations to fill gaps in University Senate policies after the student’s fourth appeal was halted.Continue...

Principal’s Office release first draft of free speech policy

As promised, Principal Woolf’s first draft of the incoming free speech policy draws on existing University guidelines.Continue...

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