Monthly Archives: October 2011

October Senate Notes (24 October 2011)

These notes are not comprehensive and are not meant to usurp the place of official minutes, but only to inform members of significant developments in Senate, pending the appearance of the minutes. Senate met on 24 October 2011. Among the … Continue reading

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Senate Faculty Caucus Meeting Schedule, 2011-12

Senate Submissions Due (noon) Caucus Meetings (Fridays) Senate Meetings (3:30 p.m.)

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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)

As sent by Jordan Morelli, Queen’s Senator for Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, to the Secretariat on 17 October 2011. Since the greatest weaknesses that were noted in the September draft of the Academic Plan, such as its entire failure … Continue reading

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Daniel Woolf on the Academic Plan and the “Domain of Senate” (excerpt from a Letter to William Young) (posted 7 October 2011)

A letter written by Principal Woolf to the Chair of the Board of Trustees on 25 June 2011, laying out “Annual Goals and Priorities” for 2011-12, was leaked sometime in July and discussed widely on campus and in the national … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, The Principle of Faculty Majority (6 October 2011)

In the Queen’s Senate meeting of 27 September 2011, the Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC) moved that a new ex officio position in Senate be created for Vice-Provost Cole.  Senator Morelli asked how the addition of an administrative ex officio … Continue reading

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