Senate

Canadian Senator offers advice to Queen’s students

After serving more than thirty years in the Canadian Senate, Anne Cools knows politics.Continue...

Queen’s debates response to torn or burnt degrees

In April of this year, alumnus Scott Vrooman tore up his Queen’s Commerce degree on camera, and brought the pieces back to Principal Daniel Woolf’s office in protest for the Board of Trustees decision not to divest from fossil fuel.Continue...

Senate addresses financial concerns with University library systems

During the Nov. 1 meeting of Queen’s Senate, several program reviews were presented to senators for debate. Review reports were available for cultural studies, environmental studies, fine art, geography and planning, global development, Jewish studies, law and political studies, leading to conversation on both concerns and newly developed initiatives within each.Continue...

Permanent closure of PHE recommended

At this Tuesday’s Senate meeting, Arts and Science Interim Dean, Gordon Smith, announced that the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) has formally recommended the permanent closure of the Bachelor of Physical Health Education (BPHE) program.Continue...

If diversity isn’t Senate’s job, they can make it their responsibility

It’s time University administration stopped skimming over the difficult issues that affect us all.Continue...

Senate addresses a lack of staff, Aboriginal students, and science reviews

Senate kicked off their year of meetings on Sept 27. by reviewing highlights of the summer and putting forth focused plans for action in the 2016-17 academic year.Continue...

Senate debates responsibility for lack of racial diversity amongst Queen’s professors

At Senate this week, a response to a letter addressed to the University’s governing body last December, was presented by the Senate EducationContinue...

Letter to the Editor: April 11

There seems to be some confusion over what the Sessional Dates Framework proposal does and does not propose. I am writing to try and clear up questions you might have.Continue...

Learning Outcomes Framework to go to vote

Queen’s Senate will be voting on a new Learning Outcomes Framework for students in April.Continue...

Queen’s Climate Action Plan challenged at Senate

At the start of the March 22 Senate meeting, Principal Daniel Woolf said the recent influx of letters the Senate received about a fall reading week proposal had been submitted too late for consideration.Continue...

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