Category Archives: History of the “Academic Planning” Process

Mark Jones, “Business Case” to be Released under FIPPA (23 April 2012)

On 18 April, Queen’s Access and Privacy Coordinator Diane Kelly responded to a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the “business case” regarding the expansion of Continuing and Distance Studies (CDS).

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Queen’s Posts “Queen’s University Academic Plan 2011″ (27 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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Queen’s Secret “Business Case” for Online Learning: Questions for the Provost (13 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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Queen’s Bowdlerized Plan (11 March 2012)

As emailed to campus lists, 11 March 2012.  See also the Open Letter to Principal Woolf and Provost Harrison.  Dear Colleagues, Queen’s has prepared (but not yet distributed) a 16-page glossy brochure representing the 12-page introductory summary to its Academic … Continue reading

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Queen’s Bowdlerized Plan: An Open Letter to the Principal and the Provost (11 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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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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Mark Jones, Cut First, Advise Second, Ask Questions Later (11 November 2011)

WHAT SHOULD IT TELL US THAT QUEEN’S AXES THE BFA WHILE SEEKING APPROVAL OF ITS “ACADEMIC PLAN”? Many students and faculty members at Queen’s were shocked to learn from the Globe and Mail that their own Faculty of Arts and … Continue reading

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