Admin & governance news
McGill Principal Heather Munroe-Blum welcomed the Quebec government's endorsement of the Glen Project, saying the facility will be critical to providing the best education and training for physicians and other health care professionals.
Renewal continues to spread across McGill's administrative ranks. John Hall has been appointed as dean of the Faculty of Arts for a five-year term beginning June 1, 2003 and ending May 31, 2008.
The members of the Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill (AGSEM, the teaching assistants' union) have given the mandate to their coordinating committee to launch a strike as of noon today, April 24, 2003.
As part of its on-going search for new residence space, McGill University has entered an agreement to purchase the Renaissance-Montreal Hotel, located a few blocks from the downtown campus on Avenue du Parc (Park Avenue).
McGill students have done it again. For the fifth consecutive year, the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) have given $500,000 to the University's libraries.
Montreal universiity heads attend Minister Rock's press conference, held at McGill University this morning, to celebrate the announcement of 106 new Canada Research Chairs awarded to 36 universities across Canada. McGill has five new Canada Research Chairs in disciplines related to mental health, neuroscience, chemistry and chemical engineering.