Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mark Jones, Senate Passes Motion to Get Legal Advice (29 February 2012)

As emailed to campus lists, 29 February 2012: Dear Colleagues: Senate passed a motion to get legal advice concerning its own authority on academic decisions by a vote of 28 – 20 at yesterday’s meeting, thanks to very strong student support both in … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Queen’s Governance: The Case for Legal Advice for Senate (28 February 2012)

At its meeting of 28 February 2012, Queen’s Senate passed a motion concerning Senate authority on academic decisions by a vote of 28 – 20. What follows is the opening argument for it as delivered in Senate. This motion simply proposes that … Continue reading

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QueensYOU: Our Platform (28 February 2012)

As sent to Queen’s Senators by Ryan Marchildon on 28 February 2012 (with minor corrections by the authors).  See also Ryan Marchildon, “Letter to Senate on the GPA System.” To our friends and colleagues at Queen’s University: QueensYOU is spearheading a movement … Continue reading

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Ryan Marchildon, Letter to Queen’s Senate on the GPA System (28 February 2012)

Ryan Marchildon addressed Queen’s Senate on 28 February 2012 concerning  problems posed to students by the new GPA system.  Since his speaking time was limited, he forwarded the following supplement, outlining possible solutions, to the Senators by email. See also … Continue reading

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SGPS Council Supports Senate Motion Concerning Senate Authority on Academic Decisions (14 February 2012)

PDF file emailed to Queen’s Senators on 14 February 2012.  Refers to the Motion Concerning Senate Authority on Academic Decisions, which is on the Senate Agenda for February 2012.  SGPS Letter Supporting Senate Motion re Senate Authority Excerpt: we, the Council of the … Continue reading

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Questions for Principal Woolf (13 February 2012)

Questions for the Principal, as submitted to the Secretariat on 13 February 2012 for the 28 February meeting of Senate, in reference to the Principal’s January address.

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Mark Jones, Actual Attendance in Queen’s Senate, 2010 and 2011: Analysis (8 February 2012)

Posted 8 Feb. 2012; corrected 16 April 2012 (the original posting under-represented   ex officio attendance for 2010). Senate attendance is not what it should be, analyses for 2010 and 2011 show.[1]  The official history of Queen’s Senate and authorities … Continue reading

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