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For The Record: Oct. 1, 2020

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COMMITTEES

Abridged Selection Committee appointed for the Head, Department of Biology

Dr. Brian Cumming’s term as Head of the Department of Biology is scheduled to end on June 30, 2021. Dr. Cumming 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 Biology have elected the following people to the committee:

  • Dr. Shelley Arnott, Professor
  • Dr. Jannice Friedman, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Vicki Friesen, Professor
  • Dr. Paul Martin, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Jacqueline Monaghan, Assistant Professor

The committee will be chaired by Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science Gordon E. Smith.

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, you are invited to express your views on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Biology and whether you 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 to the attention of Danielle Gugler at danielle.gugler@queensu.ca by Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020.

Abridged Selection Committee appointed for the Head, Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

Dr. Vicki Remenda’s term as Head of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering is scheduled to end on June 30, 2021. Dr. Remenda 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 Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering have elected the following people to the committee:

  • Dr. Alex Braun, Professor
  • Dr. Mark Diederichs, Professor
  • Dr. Heather Jamieson, Professor
  • Dr. Guy Narbonne, Professor
  • Dr. Chris Spencer, Assistant Professor

The committee will be chaired by Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science Gordon E. Smith.

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 than be constituted.

To assist in this consultation process, you are invited to express your views on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering and whether you 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 to the attention of Danielle Gugler at danielle.gugler@queensu.ca by Tuesday Oct. 13, 2020.