Category Archives: “Imagining the Future”

Open Letter: Twenty-two Professors of English to Principal Woolf and Dr. Susan Cole (5 November 2010)

5 November 2010 Dear Principal Woolf and Dr. Cole: Queen’s is poised to begin writing an academic plan that will, in the words of the Principal, “set the course for Queen’s for the next decade or more.” [1] As professors … 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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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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AWT Report Now Available (25 August 2010)

I am pleased that the AWT published its report and provided for public comment. This is a step towards transparency. Continue reading

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Queen’s News Centre: Academic Writing Team tables goals and recommendations for Queen’s future (23 August 2010)

As posted in Queen’s News Centre, 23 August 2010: After spending the summer reviewing responses to Principal Daniel Woolf’s “Where Next?” vision document, hosting two town hall meetings and listening and talking with the Queen’s community about future directions for … Continue reading

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