Category Archives: Functions of the Senate Document

New “Purpose and Functions of Senate” (28 April 2011)

As sent by Senate, 2 May 2011. This is the final revision of the 1982 “Functions of the Senate“: PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONS OF SENATE Approved by the Senate on April 28, 2011 Central Function: 1. Under the jurisdiction of the … Continue reading

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Notes for the Senate Faculty Caucus Meeting (25 April 2011)

As emailed by Mark Jones to Faculty Senators, 25 April 2011: Dear Colleagues, The Senate Faculty Caucus will meet tomorrow morning (Tues., Apr. 26) at 9:30 a.m. in Watson 207, to discuss the Senate agenda for Apr. 28.

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David Mullan, Comments on March 25, 2011, Draft of Functions of Senate (2 April 2011)

This commentary was solicited by Queen’s University Faculty Association and is reprinted here by permission. It refers to two successive proposals from the Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC) for revising the 1982 Functions of the Senate. The first is attached … Continue reading

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Notes for the Senate Faculty Caucus Meeting (22 March 2011)

As emailed by Mark Jones to Faculty Caucus Members, 20 March 2011: Dear Colleagues, The Senate Faculty Caucus will meet in 207 Watson Hall at 9 a.m. Tuesday, 22 March, to discuss the Senate agenda for 24 Mar. Please email … Continue reading

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Notes from the Senate Faculty Caucus Meeting (18 January 2011)

As emailed by Mark Jones to Faculty Senators, 18 January 2011: Dear Colleagues, The Senate Faculty Caucus (SFC) met at 9 this morning; discussion focused primarily on SORC’s proposed revisions to “Functions of the Senate” and on the analysis furnished … 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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David Mullan, Analysis of SORC’s Proposed Revisions to “Functions of the Senate” (6 January 2011)

On 25 November 2010, the Senate Operations Review Committee (SORC) gave notice of a motion to approve extensive revisions to the foundational “Functions of the Senate” document. Observing that SORC should have included point-by-point analysis with rationales for its proposed … Continue reading

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