Category Archives: Motions

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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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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Mark Jones, Notice of Motion that Senate Obtain Legal Advice (10 January 2012)

As filed with the Secretariat by Mark Jones, Faculty Senator for Arts and Science, on 10 January 2012, and included in the January Agenda for Action on 28 February:

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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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Notice of Motion Concerning the Official Grading System of Queen’s University (May 2011)

As sent by Jordan Morelli to the Senate office, 19 May 2011: Whereas at the May 20, 2009, meeting of the Queen’s University Senate, Senate passed Motion 09-42, moved by Senator LaFleche and seconded by Senator Deane, “that Queen’s adopt … Continue reading

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Notice of Motion for Senate of 20 January 2011 (6 January 2011)

Notice of Motion for Senate of 20 Jan. 2011 Senator Christie Given that SORC gave notice on 25 November 2010 of a motion to approve its proposed revision of the 1982 “Functions of the Senate” document (item III.5.b in the … Continue reading

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Two Motions for the Drafting of the Academic Plan, as amended (25 Nov. 2010)

These are the motions that created the Academic Planning Task Force (APTF). For the unamended motions, see 11 November. The motions are presented here as amended on the floor of Senate, as recounted in the Senate minutes for 25 November … Continue reading

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