FOR THE RECORD
For the Record – Dec. 7, 2023
December 7, 2023
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Selection committee for the Head, Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Engineering
Julian Ortiz, Head, Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Engineering, will be concluding his headship effective Dec. 31, 2023. A full headship search will be conducted.
In accordance with the terms of Article 41 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University, a selection committee will be formed to consider the present state and future prospects of the department, and to assist the Provost and Vice Principal (Academic) in the selection of a Department Head.
Members of the bargaining unit will elect five members. Faculty, staff, and students are also invited to nominate staff and students from the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Engineering and faculty from cognate disciplines, for membership on the selection committee.
Nominations should be sent to Amir Fam (Chair), c/o Jacqueline Hill, Staffing Officer, Smith Engineering, at email@example.com, by Jan. 15, 2024.
Abridged Selection Committee appointed for the Head, Department of Art History and Art Conservation
Norman Vorano’s term as head of the Department of Art History and Art Conservation is scheduled to end on June 30, 2024. Dr. Vorano is willing to consider reappointment.
In accordance with the terms of Article 41 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University at Kingston, an abridged Selection Committee has been struck to assist the provost and vice-principal (Academic) in the selection of the next head. Under the rules of the Collective Agreement, members of the Bargaining Unit within the Department of Art History and Art Conservation have elected the following people to the committee:
Stephanie Dickey, Professor
Una D’Elia, Professor
Rosaleen Hill, Assistant Professor
Patricia Smithen, Associate Professor
Juliana Ribeiro de Silva Bevilacqua, Assistant Professor
The committee will be chaired by Nick Mosey, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science.
Under Article 41.3.3, if the head indicates that s/he wants to be renewed, “the abridged Selection Committee shall consult with the members of the department, and if it concludes that there is a clear departmental consensus in favour of renewal, it shall recommend to the provost and vice-principal (Academic) that the head be renewed.” If the committee concludes that there is no clear consensus for renewal, a full committee shall then be constituted.
To assist in this consultation process, members of the Queen’s community are invited to express their views on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Art History and Art Conservation and whether they favour renewal of the present head. If you wish to offer comments on these matters, please be advised that your letter will be reviewed by the committee and will become part of the record of decision-making. Please send all comments for the attention of Kim Bellefontaine, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Jan. 5, 2024.