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2011 News Archives

 

  • Whig Standard Opinion Piece

    October 5, 2011 "Focusing on Mental Health" Queen's University: Series of terrible tragedies spurs principal Daniel Woolf to create commission to study challenges on and off campus Focusing on mental health Queen's University: Series of terrible tragedies spurs principal Daniel Woolf to create commission to study challenges on and off campus October 5, 2011

  • Mental Health Commission

    September 19, 2011

  • Welcome Back: Fall is the New Spring

    September 12, 2011 "To all students, faculty and staff: Most commonly, spring is lauded as the season of renewal. In the world of the university, however, I believe the season of rebirth more rightly belongs to waning days of summer and the first, fresh days of autumn. And there is one, key reason this is so: the undeniable rejuvenating effect of thousands of new and energetic young minds descending on campus to begin a new chapter in their lives." ...

  • Opinion Piece on the Balanced Academy

    August 29, 2011 op-ed by Principal Woolf on the balanced academy for the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

  • End of year message to alumni

    July 7, 2011 "With the class of 2011 now off into the world, I want to take this opportunity to provide our alumni with an overview of the past year at Queen’s. My goals included leading the discussion to define Queen’s academic priorities for the future, and helping the university find steady footing in a rocky economic climate. 2010-11 was a particularly challenging year for the university, in several ways, but also a year in which we made much progress." ...

  • A message from Principal Woolf to the Queen's community

    April 6, 2011 Principal Daniel Woolf recorded a video to speak to students, faculty and staff during this difficult time for the Queen's community.

  • Time to Reflect and Reach Out

    April 3, 2013

  • Reflections on the role of the Rector

    March 16, 2011

  • Meeting with Rector Day

    March 10, 2011

  • New Provost Appointed

    March 7, 2011 "Economist Alan Harrison will become Queen’s next Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), effective August 1, 2011. Dr. Harrison is currently Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at the University of Calgary, a position he has held since 2006. Prior to joining the University of Calgary, he was Provost and Vice-President (Academic) at Carleton University. Before Carleton, he held a variety of positions at McMaster University, including Dean of Social Sciences and Chair of the Department of Economics. He is a PhD graduate of the University of Essex in England and an accomplished teacher and researcher. He spent a year at Queen’s in the mid 1970s in the Department of Economics." ...

  • Senate Academic Planning

    February 17, 2011

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