Category Archives: Guest Posts

Adèle Mercier, Mindless Editorial Drivel (29 September 2012)

Letter to the Editor, sent to Queen’s Journal by Professor Adèle Mercier, Department of Philosophy, on 29 September 2012, in response to editorials of 28 September 2012.  (The Journal did not publish the Letter.) [RE: “Abstract Realities,” “Needless Spending,” Sept 28] … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Hanson, The Fantasy of Online Education (18 September 2012)

Letter to CBC Radio in response to Ira Basen’s documentary, The Big Disruption: Universities in the Digital Age (The Sunday Edition, 9 September 2012).  Posted by permission. To CBC Sunday Morning As a professor in an Ontario university I listened with … 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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Jordan Morelli, Notes on Faculty Board Restructuring and Quorum (3 April 2012)

In his motion concerning a restructuring of Faculty Board (FB), Associate Dean Lemieux has misrepresented Bourinot’s Rules on the matter of quorum.

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Elizabeth Hanson, On Faculty Board Restructuring (14 March 2012)

As emailed to campus lists, 14 March 2012 (links have been added): Dear Colleagues, I am writing to add my voice to others who have written regarding concerns about the proposed re-structuring of Faculty Board.

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Principal Daniel Woolf, Response to “Queen’s Bowdlerized Plan” (12 March 2012)

As emailed on 12 March 2012 in response to “Queen’s Bowdlerized Plan: An Open Letter to the Principal and the Provost” (11 March 2012); posted by permission. Dear Mark, Thank you for this observation. The 12-page Academic Plan document is … Continue reading

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QueensYOU: Our Platform (28 February 2012)

As sent to Queen’s Senators by Ryan Marchildon on 28 February 2012 (with minor corrections by the authors).  See also Ryan Marchildon, “Letter to Senate on the GPA System.” To our friends and colleagues at Queen’s University: QueensYOU is spearheading a … Continue reading

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