Category Archives: Cuts to Programs

Queen’s Journal: Lawyer to revisit BFA decision (2 March 2012)

By Savoula Stylianou. As published in Queen’s Journal, 2 March 2012. University will hire lawyer to examine Fine Art suspension [photo caption:] Students and members of Occupy Queen’s protested outside Senate on Tuesday in support of the BFA program as Principal Woolf … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Queen’s Governance: The Case for Legal Advice for Senate (28 February 2012)

At its meeting of 28 February 2012, Queen’s Senate passed a motion concerning Senate authority on academic decisions by a vote of 28 – 20. What follows is the opening argument for it as delivered in Senate. This motion simply proposes that … Continue reading

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Roberta Lamb, Notes from Faculty Board for 13 January 2012 (posted 18 January 2012)

These notes are not comprehensive and are limited by my memory. I hope they  inform members of developments in Faculty Board (pending the appearance of the minutes) and I invite others who attended to add their thoughts. To me, it … 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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Arts and Science Faculty Board Passes Motion to Rescind BFA Admissions Freeze (9 December 2011)

For the sequel to this post, see here and here. Arts and Science Faculty Board passed the following motion in its meeting today:

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