Principal Patrick Deane - May 17, 2023
Principal Patrick Deane reflects on the Scarborough Charter.
From the Principal: Our Interdependence
Principal Patrick Deane - Jan 30, 2023
Global engagement is not merely a question of student or faculty mobility – important and vital though that is for the social and intellectual life of any academic institution that wants to call itself a university – and it is not just about having an internationalized curriculum
From the Principal: Admit them, admit them
Principal Patrick Deane - Nov 17, 2022
The latest issue of the Queen’s Alumni Review reflects some of the breadth of that engagement in our university community.
From the Principal: Building a better future
Principal Patrick Deane - Aug 02, 2022
As more and more institutions across the globe commit themselves to the 2030 Agenda, the possibility of building partnerships with real and demonstrable impact on the good of society and the planet increases dramatically.
From the Principal: Resuming our Mission
Principal Patrick Deane - May 26, 2022
I would hope that this chastened sense of possibility, arising paradoxically out of the limitation of ordinary human interaction, will have given our students a deepened sense of empathy.
From the Principal:Heart of the challenge
Principal Patrick Deane - Jan 31, 2022
An institution like Queen’s does indeed exist to serve, and the individuals who are members of this community certainly are critical beneficiaries of that service. But those individuals also share in the university’s obligation to serve society at large.
Fundamental Values as a Foundation for Sustainable Leadership
David Lock, Secretary-General of the Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna, Italy, and Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada, and President of the Magna Charta Observatory. - Dec 21, 2021
Co-authored article touches on leadership, the SDGs, and Magna Charta Universitatum 2020 values.
From the Principal: Welcoming the world
Dec 20, 2021
The fourth goal in Queen’s Strategy speaks to the importance of strengthening the University’s presence globally.
From the Principal: Benefit to the world
Aug 09, 2021
Queen's Strategic Framework shows the influence of our continuing engagement with the 17 SDGs.
Transforming the global academy
Patrick Deane, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University - Apr 21, 2021
Principal Patrick Deane on how the SDGs are helping break down silos, provoke dialogue, and unite us all in a common global purpose.
From the Principal: Apprehension and hope
Apr 01, 2021
our university and communities are daring to imagine again a life not shaped and constrained by COVID-19.
From the Principal: Maximizing our impact
By Principal Patrick Deane - Nov 02, 2020
Newly released document intended to serve as the basis for a new strategic framework.