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MUNACA votes for action

The union representing McGill’s clerical staff has rejected the university’s latest offer tabled on November 26. At the same time they mandated a possible strike. The administration and the union are now entering conciliation talks.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Daycare subsidy woes

The parents and staff of the McGill daycare have drafted an open letter to the provincial government protesting new regulations for subsidized childcare.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Vinet's term as Provost renewed

Provost Luc Vinet has been appointed to a second five-year term. Hey, what happened to vice-principal (academic)?

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Senate report

Senate discussed reducing the size of the Board of Governors.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Town hall meeting

Managers vented their concerns at the annual MForum Town Hall.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Centraide contribution deadline extended

The 2003 McGill Centraide Campaign is pleased to announce that you can contribute to Centraide by payroll deduction until January 15, 2004. You may either use the traditional paper method or the online pledge form. A downloadable donation card is also available on the Centraide website. Be among those who help people help people!

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 05 Dec 2003

Update on negotiations with MUNACA

McGill University's unionized administrative and support staff employees represented by MUNACA have voted to reject the University's contract offer and to give their union a mandate to exercise pressure tactics up to and including strike action.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Dr Luc Vinet to be reappointed as Provost

The Board of Governors has reappointed Professor Luc Vinet's reappointment for a further 5-year term as Provost of McGill University, to commence July 15, 2004.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 28 Nov 2003

New Dean of Education confirmed

Roger Slee is appointed Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 Nov 2003

M-Forum report

Keep innovating, keep sharp, and stay relaxed were some of the messages to participants of the Fourth Annual Management Forum Conference held November 12.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 Nov 2003

Ombudsperson leaves with recommendations

Carol Cumming Spears said a lot of disputes that crossed her desk as ombudsperson could have been avoided with clear rules, better communication and more respect on all sides.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 Nov 2003

Google not run by magical goblins

You may know how to read and use a computer, but are you information literate?

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Published on : 27 Nov 2003

Just another new journal?

Trenholme Director of Libraries Frances Groen has seen the future of scientific publishing, and McGill needs to get on board.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2003

The Integrated Planning Cycle

Last summer, the University launched an ambitious integrated planning exercise. In addition to consultation with the Deans, the exercise continued with three presentations that outline the process: "Planning and Priorities Overview", a presentation to the Board of Governors; "The New Planning Cycle - Questions and Answers", a presentation to Senate; and "The Planning Process", a presentation to Management Forum. Before the end of this academic year, Deputy Provost Anthony C. Masi and Provost Luc Vinet plan to have a University-wide strategic planning document. In due course, they plan to circulate drafts and invite the community to provide input.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 17 Nov 2003

Senate report

Senate discussed the policy on political events on campus and the planning cycle was explained by Provost Luc Vinet.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003