Category Archives: Motions

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, 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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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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Mark Jones, Review of the Structure of Faculty Board: A Counter-Proposition with Two Motions (7 March 2012)

As submitted on 7 March 2012 to the Arts and Science Faculty Board Agenda Committee for the Agenda of 16 March 2012 (except that an error in fn 2 has been subsequently corrected).  See also the Dean’s Discussion Paper: A … Continue reading

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Two Student Resolutions Oppose Queen’s BFA Admissions Freeze (December 2011)

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) unanimously passed the following motion at its national general meeting in early December:

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Mark Jones, Re QJ article on Faculty Board (13 December 2011)

As emailed to campus lists on 13 December 2011: Dear Colleagues: There is a revealing story just out in Queen’s Journal concerning Friday’s Faculty Board motion to rescind the BFA Freeze:

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Queen’s Journal: ArtSci faculty members at odds with admin over Fine Arts suspension (13 December 2011)

By Savoula Stylianou.  As published in Queen’s Journal, 13 December 2011. The Arts and Science Faculty Board voted to reinstate admissions to the Fine Arts program for the next academic year, but University administrators say this vote won’t affect the … Continue reading

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