Category Archives: Queen’s Spending

Whig Standard: Group questions money woes

May 1 2010 Petitions bearing 1,000 names to be presented to school’s Board of Trustees, University Council A group of Queen’s University students and staff is hoping its petitions over what it sees as looming budget cuts and exclusion from … Continue reading

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Top-down Destructive “Planning” in Arts and Science

The so-called academic planning exercise in the Faculty of Arts and Science continues to be top-down, rushed, and financially driven–hence not academic at all. It is the antithesis of what it should be: a thoughtful, sustained, inclusive process anchored in … Continue reading

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To do with less, or not.

SGPS executive call for academic excellence, not financial considerations Excerpt from Queen’s Journal February 5, 2010 By David Thompson Full article at: http://www.queensjournal.ca/story/2010-02-05/opinions/do-less-or-not/ Do we want a strategic plan for Queen’s University that privileges capital creation before quality education, reduces … Continue reading

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Reflections on Principal Woolf’s Financial Update

Reflections on Principal Woolf’s Financial Update Statement, November 26, 2009 By John Holmes Department of Geography Queen’s Faculty Member since 1971 Former Head of Geography 1993-2004 The Principal’s Statement was not so much a financial update as a not too … Continue reading

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Submission to the Globe and Mail

This letter was submitted to (but not printed by) THE GLOBE & MAIL in response to the following article: “A teachable moment for Canada’s University” By Jeffrey Simpson Globe & Mail, August 29, 2009 To the Editor: Jeffrey Simpson is … Continue reading

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Op Ed for Queen’s Journal

Roberta Lamb submitted the piece below to the Queen’s Journal in early June 2009. A version of it, substantially revised without her approval, was published in the June 23, 2009 edition. The Journal claimed that it had been edited only … Continue reading

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Protected: How “well placed” are we?

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