Monthly Archives: October 2012

QJ: Policy in the works for undergrad TAs (19 October 2012)

By Julia Vriend.  As published in Queen’s Journal, 19 October 2012.  See also Doug Nesbitt, President, PSAC 901, “Assisting Professors” (Letter to the Editors), Queen’s Journal, 23 October 2012. AMS launches investigation into outdated policies for Queen’s undergraduate assistants The policy … Continue reading

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Highlights from the CAUT Almanac of Post-Secondary Education, 2012-13 (9 October 2012)

The CAUT Almanac “documents the most current statistical information available on the status of post-secondary education in Canada,” using Stats Canada and other data.  Each chapter of charts and tables is prefaced with “Highlights,” as quoted below. 

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Responses to MTCU’s Discussion Paper (5 October 2012)

Responses to the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ (MTCU’s) discussion paper, “Strengthening Ontario’s Centres“:

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QJ: Dissolving Queen’s-Blyth abroad (5 October 2012)

Queen’s Faculty Letter printed in Queen’s Journal, 5 October 2012. To sign this letter, see:  For the list of further signatories, see  See also Jim Lee, Letter to the Editor, QJ, 19 October 2012, and Patrick O’Neill, Blyth Information … Continue reading

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Two Questions for Faculty Board (2 October 2012)

As submitted by Mark Jones for the October 12 Agenda of Arts and Science Faculty Board:   Two Questions for Dean Alistair MacLean Respectfully submitted by Mark Jones, Dept. of English 1.  The CAUT Report on Queen’s University’s treatment of Dr. … Continue reading

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