Queen's University

For the Record: February 7, 2013

Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2013

Committees

Advisory Committee — Queen's School of Business

Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), announces the membership of the committee to advise Principal Daniel Woolf on the present state and future prospects of the Queen’s School of Business, and on the renewal of its dean, David Saunders. Dr. Saunders has indicated he would like to be considered for a five-year extension to his current term.

Members of the committee are:

  • Gary Bissonette, Assistant Professor, Queen’s School of Business
  • Kathryn Brohman, Associate Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Management Information Systems, Queen’s School of Business
  • Irène Bujara, Director, Human Rights and Equity Offices
  • Mitch Gudgeon, President, MBA Class of 2013
  • Alan Harrison (Chair), Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)
  • Lewis Johnson, Professor, Queen’s School of Business
  • Jim Leech, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Chair, Queen’s School of Business Advisory Board
  • Annette Lilly, Associate Director, Research Program Office, Queen’s School of Business
  • Alistair MacLean, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • John Moore, Assistant Professor, Queen’s School of Business
  • Elspeth Murray, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of MBA Programs, Director, Queen's Centre for Business Venturing, and CIBC Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship
  • Kathy O’Brien (Secretary), Executive Director, Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)
  • Tom O’Neill, Chair of the Board, BCE and Bell Canada and Chartered Accountant, Member, Queen’s School of Business Advisory Board
  • Nicola Plummer, President, Queen’s Commerce Society
  • Ann Tierney, Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs.

Members of the university community who wish to comment on the present state and future prospects of the Queen’s School of Business and on its leadership may do so by February 15, 2013. Letters should be submitted to Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) via Alexis Vienneau. Respondents should indicate whether they wish to have their letters shown, in confidence, to the committee members.

The principal extends his thanks to the members of this committee for their willingness to serve.

Advisory Committee — Appointments, Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Steven N. Liss, Vice-Principal (Research), has appointed an advisory committee to provide advice on two appointments: the interim appointment of Associate Vice-Principal (Research) (AVPR) Cynthia Fekken, and the appointment of a second AVPR, who will be primarily dedicated to supporting and advancing the activities of the social sciences and humanities research community at Queen’s. The second appointment will be at 0.6 full-time equivalent (FTE).

Members of the committee are:

  • Brenda Brouwer, Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Jay Handelman, Associate Dean (Research), School of Business
  • Margaret Harrison, Professor, School of Nursing
  • James Lee, Vice-Provost (International)
  • Steven N. Liss, Vice-Principal (Research), Chair
  • Rebecca Luce-Kapler, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Education
  • Heidi Penning, Equity Advisor
  • Matthew Shultz, VP Campaigns and Community Affairs, Society of Graduate and Professional Students
  • Jill Scott, Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Brian Surgenor, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Sonja Verbeek, Director, Office of the Vice-Principal (Research), Secretary

Faculty, staff, students, residents and other members of the university are invited to submit comments on the present state and future prospects of the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) and to provide feedback on the appointment of Dr. Fekken as AVPR for a five-year term.

We also invite interested candidates in the second AVPR role to submit a statement of interest (no more than six pages), specifically commenting on their ability to advance and support the strategic priorities of the Queen’s Strategic Research Plan, particularly within the social sciences and humanities priorities and themes and supporting the development of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Queen’s University. A position description is available on the VPR website. We welcome recommendations for this second AVPR role from the university community. Please note this position is for an initial appointment for three years.

Send all submissions and feedback by March 1, 2013 to Steven N. Liss, Committee Chair, either in writing c/o Sonja Verbeek, Office of the Vice-Principal (Research), 251 Richardson Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, or electronically to sv4@queensu.ca. Responses will remain confidential and will be shared only with the members of the advisory committee; anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Search Committee — Executive Director in the Office of Research Services

A search committee has been established for the position of executive director in the Office of Research Services.

Members of the committee are: 

  • Edward Thomas, Assistant Director, Industry Partnerships
  • Robert Lemieux, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Kimberley McAuley, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Jo-Anne Brady, Vice-Provost (Planning and Budgeting)
  • Irène Bujara, Director, Human Rights
  • Monica St. Pierre, Office of the Vice-Principal Research
  • G. Cynthia Fekken (Chair), Associate Vice-Principal (Research) and Professor, Department of Psychology

All members of the university community are invited to submit the names of possible candidates for the position and to comment, in writing, on the present state and the future prospects of research services at Queen’s University. Send submissions to Cynthia Fekken by email or c/o Office of the Vice-Principal (Research), 251 Richardson Hall, by February 20, 2013. All submissions will be reviewed by the search committee, in confidence, and will become part of the record of decision-making.

Nominations

2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

Students, staff and faculty are invited to submit nominations for the 2013 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The award, presented by the Queen's University Alumni Association, honours a Queen's professor who has shown outstanding knowledge, teaching ability, and accessibility to students. The award includes a prize of $5,000 and a feature story in the Alumni Review.

Submit your nomination online

Brockington Visitorship, the Chancellor Dunning Trust and the George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund

The University Secretariat is calling for proposals for the Brockington Visitorship, the Chancellor Dunning Trust and the George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund. Please send one electronic copy of submissions to senate@queensu.ca.

The Brockington Visitorship
The Senate Committee on Creative Arts and Public Lectures invites nominations for the Brockington Visitorship. The terms of reference are “to invite a person of international distinction to come to Queen’s University to deliver a public lecture and to meet formally and informally with faculty and students.” Online proposals will be accepted for up to $7,000. Deadline: March 31.

The Chancellor Dunning Trust
The Senate Committee on Creative Arts and Public Lectures invites nominations for the Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecture. The terms of reference are “to identify and invite a person of distinction to be the Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecturer. The Chancellor Dunning Lecturer will be expected to deliver a public lecture that promotes the understanding and appreciation of the supreme importance of the dignity, freedom and responsibility of the individual person in human society.” Online proposals will be accepted for up to $16,000. Deadline: March 31.

George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund
This fund provides grants to support public performances and exhibitions for the benefit of the Queen’s and broader Kingston communities. Online applications are welcome from Queen’s community members. Course-related activities and projects that focus on research, composition, creation or production do not qualify for support. Deadline: March 31.

Notices

Board of Trustees Elections

Online elections are currently open for staff and faculty/librarian/archivist positions on the Board of Trustees The last day to vote is Thursday, February 28 by 4 pm.

Board of Trustees website
 

 

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