Monthly Archives: November 2011

Russell Smith, Why the decline of art schools hurts more than just artists (Globe, 30 November 2011)

By Russell Smith.  Published in the Globe and Mail, 30 November 2011. I have lived in two towns where social and intellectual life was galvanized by art schools; both those art schools are now threatened.

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ARTINFO: EU Plans Largest-Ever Arts Funding Program, Pinning Economic Hopes on Culture Industry (24 November 2011)

As posted in ARTINFO, 24 November 2011.

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Senate Approves APTF Draft of Academic Plan with an Amended Motion (22 November 2011)

At its meeting of 22 November 2011, Senate considered the following motion from the Academic Planning Task Force (APTF):

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Ontario Speech From The Throne (22 November 2011)

As delivered in Ontario’s legislature by the Honourable David C. Onley, Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, on 22 November 2011, and posted by the Ontario Office of the Premier.  Passages relevant to post-secondary education are highlighted below in red.  See also the … Continue reading

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School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Unanimously Endorses Senator Morelli’s Motion for the Academic Plan (22 November 2011)

As emailed to Senate on the morning of 22 November 2011 by Kinesiology’s Associate Director Samantha King: Dear Senators, I have been asked by members of my unit to bring the following to your attention: The students, staff, and faculty of … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, “Petitioners: Please Support the Morelli Motion” (Open Letter to Queen’s Senate, 21 November 2011)

As emailed by Mark Jones to Queen’s Senators and copied to campus lists on 21 November, 2011: Dear Queen’s Senators and colleagues: I am sending you links to two petitions in support of Senator Morelli’s alternative motion for the academic plan.  I hope … Continue reading

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Vincent Romani, “Is this information serious?” (Letter to Queen’s Chancellor, Principal, Provost, Deputy Provost, and Dean of Arts and Science, 10 November 2011)

As emailed by Prof. Vincent Romani to Chancellor David Dodge, Principal Daniel Woolf, Provost Alan Harrison, Deputy Provost Susan Cole, and Dean of Arts and Science Alistair MacLean on 10 November 2011.  Posted on 19 November 2011 by permission. Dear … Continue reading

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