Category Archives: Procedural Issues

Roberta Lamb, Notes from Faculty Board for 13 January 2012 (posted 18 January 2012)

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QUFA Council supports Morelli motion

Check out the text of the QUFA Council of Representatives’ motion of support for Senator Jordan Morelii’s motion at Queen’s Senate. http://realacademicplanning.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/qufa-council-endorses-senator-morellis-academic-planning-motion-19-october-2011/#more-907

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ACADEMIC PLAN at SENATE: Make a difference!

Apologies for Cross-Posting / Please forward widely Dear Colleagues: I am sending a link (http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/topassmorellimotion/) to an electronic petition in support of Senator Jordan Morelli’s motion (http://realacademicplanning.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/jordan-morelli-notice-of-motion-for-approval-of-the-completion-of-the-2010-11-academic-planning-cycle-and-for-the-institution-of-a-cyclical-annual-planning-process-17-october-2011/) concerning the Academic Plan. The text of the petition is: As members of … Continue reading

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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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