Monthly Archives: March 2012

OCUFA, Analysis of the 2012 Ontario Budget (30 March 2012)

As emailed by the Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 30 March  2012. Responds to the 2012 Ontario Budget.  See also OCUFA’s response of 28 March 2012. OCUFA Budget Analysis 2012

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Steve Iscoe, Changes to Faculty Board A&S structure and procedures (29 March 2012)

As emailed by Steve Iscoe to faculty in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, 29 March 2012, except that links have been added.  The email version attached Associate Dean Robert Lemieux’s Notice of Motion.   Background: Several meetings of Faculty Board (FB) … Continue reading

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Robert P. Lemieux, Notice of Motion for Faculty Board (29 March 2012)

By Associate Dean Robert P. Lemieux, Faculty of Arts and Science; emailed to departments for distribution to all faculty and staff, 29 March 2012. Notice of motion-April 13 FB

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Queen’s Posts “Queen’s University Academic Plan 2011″ (27 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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OCUFA, Ontario budget adds up to less funding and more intervention (28 March 2012)

As emailed by the Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 28 March  2012. Responds to the 2012 Ontario Budget.  See also reviews and analyses by Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA); CBC News; Globe & Mail; Globe & Mail; Eckler Consultants. … Continue reading

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Selim Akl, Letter on the GPA System and PeopleSoft (26 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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Queen’s Journal: Online learning puts revenue first (23 March 2012)

By Mark Jones.  As published in Queen’s Journal, 23 March 2012. Promotion of online learning for revenue generation may threaten academic quality and the distinctiveness of a Queen’s degree I recently submitted two questions for Provost Alan Harrison for the March 27 … Continue reading

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