December 11, 2012 "No humour in blue light pranks"
September 18, 2012 Peter Lougheed "An unassuming pillar of strength"
September 17, 2012 Message from Principal Woolf
Peter Lougheed was a great Canadian leader as well as a distinguished chancellor for our university.
August 9, 2012 Real change must be a collective process "The Ontario government recently released a discussion paper on postsecondary-education reform. Among the topics on the agenda: system transformation; a potential move in some programs to three-year degrees; greater use of "technology-enabled" learning; and a much simpler mechanism for transferring course credits between college and university." ...
June 29, 2012 Principal Woolf's year end message
The Third Juncture is the Principal’s essay on the future of Queen’s following the Academic Planning exercise.
May 6, 2012 The ivory tower is showing cracks "There has been a great deal of discussion about universities lately, in the press, on air and in a welter of recent books offering critiques and proposed solutions, some of them quite radical, to our apparent ailments. Some of these are well-placed and thoughtful — the university, like every other public institution, should be subject to scrutiny and must be adaptable to the changing needs of the various communities it serves — while others are less well-informed." ...
January 11, 2012 Expanding Global Ties "At Queen's, as at most other Canadian universities today, teaching, learning and research take place in a far more international context than existed a generation or even a decade ago. Increasingly, students and professors are gaining the opportunities and benefits that result from working in and studying other countries and cultures." ...