Category Archives: Petitions

Open Letter to Michael Mason: We (Queen’s University) Apologize (19 November 2012)

As published in the Globe & Mail online, appended to James Bradshaw, “Professors sign letter criticizing Queen’s University,” 19 November 2012.  This letter is still being signed on ipetitions.  The version below has been updated to include recent signatures. Dear Professor Mason: In … Continue reading

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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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Mark Jones, “Queen’s University Academic Plan”: Complete and To Be Continued (12 December 2011)

As published in QUFA Voices, 12 December 2011: Our Senate unanimously approved a “Queen’s University Academic Plan 2011” on November 22.  Some have asked how the unanimous approval came about, for just before voting, Senate received a petition with almost … Continue reading

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Re BFA Admissions: A Statement and a Motion for Faculty Board (8 December 2011)

The Faculty of Arts and Science Faculty Board meets at 3:3o p.m. Friday, 9 December 2011, in 217 Watson Hall. Since its November meeting (scheduled for the 11th) was cancelled, this will be its  first opportunity to consider the Deans’ … Continue reading

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Petition: Lift Queen’s BFA Suspension (December 2011)

The following petition was posted on 1 December 2011 and had over 800 signatures by the 4th. To sign, click here. The current suspension on the Queen’s Fine Arts program is causing irreversible damage to their vulnerable program.

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Sign Petition to Save NSCAD (1 December 2011)

A petition to the Government of Nova Scotia to save Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (NSCAD)  has garnered over 7,000 signatures as of 1 December 2011.  The petition, which you can sign here, reads:

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Mark Jones, “Petitioners: Please Support the Morelli Motion” (Open Letter to Queen’s Senate, 21 November 2011)

As emailed by Mark Jones to Queen’s Senators and copied to campus lists on 21 November, 2011: Dear Queen’s Senators and colleagues: I am sending you links to two petitions in support of Senator Morelli’s alternative motion for the academic plan.  I hope … Continue reading

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