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Market hits pensions

Canadian universities have seen their pension funds take a hit in the recent economic downturn.

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Published on : 13 Nov 2003

Online registration for Staff Development courses

The Department of Human Resources is pleased to announce that online registration is now available for Staff Development courses. A McGill ID and Minerva PIN are required.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2003

Fall convocation honorary degree

Former Cabinet Minister and current Secretary-General of the OECD Donald Johnston in receiving an honorary degree at the October 23 convocation. In addition to his many political achievements, the McGill alum is a former roommate of Leonard Cohen's.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

MUNACA members protest the administration position in contract negotiations

Despite the cold, blowing rain, hundreds of MUNACA members turned up at the Roddick Gates on October 21 to express their displeasure with the administration's position on contract negotiation. Chanting slogans and wielding placards, the demonstrators marched from the gates to demonstrate in front of the James Administration building. MUNACA represents 1,500 clerical and technical staff, library assistants and nurses. The university is asking staff to work more hours and has proposed eliminating some paid holidays.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 15)

The Principal presented her achievements and plans, questions about tuition and a report on gender balance.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

More books for Blackader-Lauterman

The Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art has received outstanding collections of books from the estates of two emeritus professors from the School of Architecture. The Norbert Schoenauer Collection has 1,500 books and the John Bland collection has close to 1,000 architecture books.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2003

New Dean for Arts Renaissance

John Hall is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Maintenance at McGill

McGill's current tally of deferred maintenance is currently $165-million. It's an uphill battle to catch up on the work, complicated by McGill's many heritage buildings.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 1)

VP Morty Yalovsky presented the final numbers for last years budget. The numbers are down overall, but there is some hope on the horizon.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Centennial Project

A new library is in the works for Macdonald Campus

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Position profile

McGill University invites applications and nominations for the Trenholme Director of Libraries. The position is funded by a named endowment, the first of its kind in Canada.

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Published on : 08 Oct 2003

Staff Development fall calendar

The Department of Human Resources offers a wide range of training opportunities for staff, including workshops on Leadership & Coaching, Customer Focus, and French Conversation at Work.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2003

Performance Dialogue

Performance Dialogue is the name chosen to describe McGill's new performance management process, a partnership between supervisors and staff members which involves feedback and coaching. Workshops are ongoing, and interim guidelines are available.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2003

Nicholas Kasirer to be the next Dean of Law

Nicholas Kasirer to be the next Dean of Law.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2003

Accessibility opens doors to all users

McGill's IT systems comply with industry-standard web accessibility guidelines.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2003