Monthly Archives: September 2010

Queen’s News Centre: “Imagining the Future” referred to SCAD (27 September 2010)

Excerpt from “Senate in Brief,” Queen’s News Centre, 27 September 2010 Principal’s Report In his report to Senate, Principal Daniel Woolf provided an update on academic planning. The Academic Writing Team’s report has been referred to the Senate Committee on … Continue reading

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“Imagining the Future” without Writing (21 September 2010)

Commentary on Imagining the Future and the Town Hall Meeting of 15 September 2010 By Mark Jones Kudos to Professor Susan Lord for two things: reminding us that a university curriculum should ideally include some instruction in writing, and asking … Continue reading

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Report on the Academic Writing Team’s “Town Hall” (20 September 2010)

By Susan Lord On the 15th of September, “Academic Writing Team” (AWT) members Jill Scott, Tim Bryant, and Yolande Chan responded to about 30 people in attendance at the first of this semester’s “Town Halls” on the Academic Plan.

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Queen’s News Centre: Academic planning process moves to Senate (20 September 2010)

As posted in Queen’s News Centre, 20 September 2010: The academic planning process enters the next phase this week when the Academic Writing Team’s report is referred to the University Senate.

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Queen’s Journal: Academic plan raises new debate: Discussion continues at town hall (17 September 2010)

By Jessica Fishbein, Assistant News Editor, Queen’s Journal, 17 September 2010 Tensions were high at Duncan McArthur Hall on Wednesday as students, faculty, staff and community members discussed 41 pages of academic recommendations.

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Welcome back . . . to “Academic Planning” (9 September 2010)

QSERAP email to Queen’s students and employees, sent 9 September 2010: Dear colleagues: Over the summer, as you may know, there have been some developments in Queen’s “Academic Planning” exercise, including some advances in transparency.

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Queen’s News Centre: Academic Planning process continues with community town halls (9 September 2010)

As posted on the Queen’s News Centre, 9 September 2009: Principal Daniel Woolf will host two town hall meetings next week to give the Queen’s community an opportunity to talk about the report of the Academic Writing Team,

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Queen’s “Academic Planning” Exercises, 2009-10: A Critical History with Documents (8 September 2010)

By Mark Jones The “academic planning” exercises at Queen’s formally began on 15 January 2010, with Principal Woolf’s Where Next? and are now entering their second academic year.

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Selling Out the Future: Away from Academic Planning for Queen’s University (2 September 2010)

Reflections on the Report “Imagining the Future: Towards an Academic Plan for Queen’s University”: by Mark Jones The central weakness of the so-called “academic planning” exercise now underway at Queen’s is its subordination to a budget-cutting agenda.

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