Category Archives: Topics of Discussion

Justice Frank Iacobucci, Opinion Re: The Senate’s role in Queen’s University governance (12 November 2012)

As made available to Queen’s Senators on Qshare, 14 November 2012,  pursuant to the motion approved in Queen’s Senate, 28 February 2012,  That the Senate obtain independent legal advice from a law firm with experience dealing with public law issues … Continue reading

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Annette Burfoot, Statement in Support of Senate Motion for Curriculum Committee Approval of all For-Credit Courses, Programs, and Activities (30 October 2012)

By Professor Annette Burfoot (Sociology).  As read in Queen’s Senate in support of the motion, 30 October 2012; posted by permission. (The motion was voted down, 25-20.) When I began work at Queens in 1989, serving in Senate was a privilege … Continue reading

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Submissions to the Agenda Committee for October Senate (16 October 2012)

The following questions and motions have been submitted to the Senate Agenda Committee for its consideration for the October 30 meeting of Queen’s Senate. Question for the Provost concerning the CAUT Report on the University’s treatment of Michael Mason

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Open Letter to Provost Harrison: Request for Written Report on Provost’s Office Investigation of Allegations of Research Misconduct at Queen’s and HEQCO (26 September 2012)

As emailed to Provost Alan Harrison by Mark Jones and Jordan Morelli, Faculty Senators for Arts and Science, 26 September 2012.  As of 16 April 2013, no answer has ever been received, and no written report on the Provost’s “investigation” … Continue reading

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September Senate Notes (26 September 2012)

The following notes are not comprehensive and are not meant to usurp the place of official minutes, only to inform members of significant developments pending the appearance of the official draft minutes next month. Senate met on 25 September (see … Continue reading

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Please Respond to SCAD re Suspensions Document (11 September 2012)

As emailed by Mark Jones to campus lists, 11 September 2012: Dear Colleagues, If you believe that Queen’s should follow regular consultative procedures before suspending admissions to academic programs (and this should include all who were concerned about the BFA … Continue reading

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Five Questions Submitted to the Agenda Committee for September Senate (10 September 2012)

1. Question for the Provost concerning the Provost’s Investigation.  Submitted by Senator Morelli. What is the state of the Provost’s investigation into the allegations of research misconduct by HEQCO and Queen’s?

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