Category Archives: FAS Faculty Board

Mark Jones, Clarification of the “Course Variants” Motion (31 March 2013)

The Curriculum Committee (CC) in the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) has circulated a memo to Undergraduate Chairs about “course variants” (see appendix, below).  The memo refers to a motion I brought before the Faculty Board (FB) in December: … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Questions Concerning Proposals for Course Redesign (13 February 2013)

From the Arts and Science Faculty Board Agenda for 13 February 2013.  For the  response, see the Minutes, pp. 8-11. Questions for Dean MacLean, Arts and Science Faculty Board, February 2013 from Mark Jones, Department of English Units in Arts … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Two Motions for Faculty Board (26 November 2012)

Submitted to the Agenda Committee, 26 November 2012, for the 7 December agenda of Arts and Science Faculty Board.  The first motion was debated and referred to the Curriculum Committee (a similar motion to submit all courses for curriculum committee … 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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Towards a Living History of Governance at Queen’s: Responses (18 April 2012-ongoing)

This post-in-process compiles responses to the Query of 17 April 2012.  See also the related “Statements and Sources.” I came to Queen’s in 1969, and the atmosphere was very different.  On the one hand, it was white male, so there … Continue reading

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Laura Cameron, Queen’s Faculty Board: 100 years of collegial governance (18 April 2012)

Bob Lemieux pointed out that “The structure of Faculty Board was established by the Board of Trustees in 1913.” Next year – 2013 – will be the centenary of this valuable and remarkable structure. In line with Mark Jones’s call … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, More Reasons Not to Consider Restructuring Faculty Board (11 April 2012)

1.  The “Restructuring” Initiative in Context The Deans of Arts and Science (FAS) introduced the discussion of Faculty Board (FB) “restructuring” in early February 2012.[1]  To understand its meaning, it is important to view it in context.

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