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For the Record: March 21, 2013

Thu, 03/21/2013


Advisory Committee — Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP)

In accordance with Queen’s University Senate Policy on “Procedures Governing the Establishment, Reporting and Review of Research Centres, Institutes and Other Entities at Queen’s University,” Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Brenda Brouwer is pleased to announce the membership of the advisory committee for the review of the CIDP.

Members of the committee are:

  • Emily Hill, Department of History
  • James Miller, School of Religion
  • Jonathan Rose, Department of Political Studies
  • Gregor Smith, Department of Economics (Chair)
  • Marilyn Redmond, Recording Secretary

Members of the university community are invited to submit their comments on the present state and future prospects of the centre to Gregor Smith, Committee Chair, either in writing c/o Marilyn Redmond, School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall, Queen’s University, or by email  by Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

For more information on the centre, please visit the website.


Results of 2013 elections to governing bodies

Board of Trustees (elected by the faculty/librarian/archivists)
Lewis Tomalty, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Board of Trustees (elected by staff)
Steve Tanner, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Senate (acclamation by staff)
Jonathan MacDonell, Physical Plant Services

Senate Academic Planning Task Force draft report on “virtualization and online learning”

The Senate Academic Planning Task Force (SAPTF) draft report on “virtualization and online learning” is posted and open for comments from the Queen’s community. Comments received before April 8, 2013 will help in the preparations of a final version of the report. The Academic Planning Task Force will host a town hall at 5:30 pm, April 2, 2013 in Ellis Auditorium to consider any concerns that emerge about the draft report. 

Send your comments directly to the SAPTF or post a comment on the forum at on the Academic Planning Task Force website.

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