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Principal's News

  • Op-Ed Whig Standard

    May 9, 2015 Improving mental health on campus

  • Response to Toronto Star Article

    November 21, 2014 The following is a response to an article about sexual assault on university campuses that appeared in the Toronto Star on November 20, 2014

  • Community Breakfast Speech

    Remarks to the Principal’s Community Breakfast Daniel R. Woolf, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Fort Henry Discovery Centre, Kingston, Ontario November 13, 2014

  • Op-ed Whig Standard

    September 30, 2014 Setting goals, priorities for a new academic year, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

  • Op-Ed Globe and Mail

    September 22, 2014 Globe and Mail Op-Ed How ‘yes’ really won the Scottish referendum

  • Principal's Start of Term Message

    September 9, 2014 I hope that each of you had an enjoyable summer and that you are thriving at what is traditionally the busiest time in the university’s calendar. ...

  • Opinion: David Barnard (Chair, AUCC)

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  • Holiday Reception remarks

    December 10, 2013 Principal Woolf’s remarks at the Principal's Holiday Reception

  • Statement regarding community safety and policing

    November 22, 2013 Since our Homecoming weekends, we have consulted with many stakeholders – including the Kingston Police Force, the Police Services Board, city representatives, students, Queen’s alumni, and community members – to gather feedback about the events and discuss a variety of topics ....

  • Principal Woolf condemns attack on students

    October 10, 2013 Principal Daniel Woolf says he is deeply concerned to hear about an attack that’s being described as a hate crime on a group of Queen’s students in Kingston’s north end over the weekend. ...

  • Homecoming 2013: Statement from Principal Woolf

    The following is a statement from Principal Woolf in response to Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen's call for Queen's to cover policing costs associated with events over the Homecoming weekend: ....

  • Homecoming 2013 - Message to the Queen's Community

    October 1, 2013

  • Principal Woolf's Priorities for 2013 and 2014

    In 2012, Principal Woolf proposed some goals for the University in The Third Juncture: Some Thoughts on the Past, Present and Future of Queen’s University over the Next Decade. The long-term goals outlined in that document include achieving financial sustainability, positioning Queen’s as a Canadian university fundraising leader, and dramatically improving Queen’s international profile. ...

  • Whig Standard Opinion Piece "Respect and safety key to Homecoming's return"

    September 12, 2013 Respect and safety key to Homecoming's return

  • Welcome Students

    September 2013 Principal’s start of term message to students

  • Start of Term Message to Staff/Faculty

    September 2013 Start of term message to staff and faculty colleagues

  • Statement of Support for Prof. John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani

    August 23, 2013 Principal Woolf Issues Statement of Support for Detained Canadians "On behalf of Queen’s University, I would like to express my deep concern for the safety and well-being of Prof. John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani currently being detained in Cairo, Egypt." ...

  • Principal Woolf condemns letter sent to Queen's community members

    July 24, 2013 Principal Woolf condemns letter sent to Queen's community members July 24, 2013 Principal Daniel Woolf says he is deeply dismayed to learn about a letter sent to a same-sex couple within the university community." ...

  • Start of Summer Message 2013

    June 27, 2013 Principal Woolf's start of summer message

  • A Year in Review in The Journal

    April 4, 2013 "Shifting changes and responses" Opinion Piece in The Journal

  • Principal Woolf Reappointed

    The Board of Trustees of Queen’s University has reappointed Daniel Woolf to serve a second term as Principal and Vice-Chancellor following the conclusion of his current term next year. The term of reappointment will be effective July 1, 2014 and will conclude on June 30, 2019.

  • Op-ed Globe and Mail

    February 12, 2013 An op-ed by Principal Woolf about mental health at Canadian universities in the online edition of the Globe and Mail ...

  • "Dark Glasses" on CFRC

    Listen to Principal Woolf's radio show on CFRC "Dark Glasses" Monday at 2:30 pm

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