Category Archives: Procedural Issues

University Librarian Appointment and University Archivist Renewal

On May 12, 2011, Provost Silverman sent a memo to Library staff announcing his decision to restart the search for a new University Librarian. The previous University Librarian (UL), Paul Wiens, stepped down last June and officially retired in October … Continue reading

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The Senate Operations Review Committee proposed changes to Senate functions

The Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC), has proposed changes to Senate functions that all of us should be concerned about. There are two items in this post, both of which relate to the Jan 20, 2011 Senate agenda. Please discuss … Continue reading

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Principal Woolf unilaterally suspends pension reform negotiations with QUFA, CUPE and QUSA (23 June 2010)

As sent to QUFA members 23 June 2010: To QUFA Members: The e-Queen’s Bulletin dated 21 June 2010 led with an item from the administration titled “Ensuring the future of Queen’s pensions.” That carefully crafted communiqué glossed over an unfortunate … Continue reading

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Whig Standard: Queen’s Trainwreck Coming?

By: Mark Jones Letter to the Editor, Kingston Whig Standard, May 5, 2010. Daniel Woolf says of the “Academic Planning” process at Queen’s: “The train hasn’t left the station, it’s still boarding” (Group questions money woes, 1 May 2010). In … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why Not Hear What People Have to Say about Aiming for Less? A Reply to Principal Daniel Woolf

(QUFA is pleased to publish the following post from Mark Jones for Queen’s Employees for Real Academic Planning) On April 15, 2010, a group calling itself “Queen’s Students for Real Academic Planning” floated a petition to the board of trustees, … Continue reading

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Queen’s Journal – ArtSci faculty board rejects Dean’s draft Planning document sets faculties against each other, professor says

By Madison Bettle, Opinions Editor More than 300 students, staff and faculty gathered in Chernoff Auditorium on March 25 for the Arts and Science Faculty Board meeting to protest Faculty of Arts and Science Dean Alistair Maclean’s Draft Response to … Continue reading

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Motion for Faculty Board, 26 March 2010

Given that the two drafts of the Arts and Science Response to Principal’s Vision Statement, circulated by the Dean’s office on March 11 and March 18, are substantially identical, despite objections voiced at the subsequent Committee of Departments meeting and … Continue reading

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Queen’s Email: O.K. For Advertising But Not For Staff Communication

I find it interesting that TD Insurance Meloche Monnex can gain access to the Queen’s Campus mail system to advertise and offer contests when sponsored by Queen’s Alumni Relations, while Queen’s staff cannot have the same access to communicate amongst … Continue reading

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Protected: Procedural Disregard and Accounting vs. Academics in Grad Studies

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Protected: Faculty Board and Language Programs

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