Maintenance to the McConnell Engineering Building network system will take place from the 20-23 of December. There will be some disruption of network connectivity for the Ground and Second floors during this period. Affected users have already been alerted.
Please note that the version of Oracle Application Server used by Banner and Minerva will be upgraded this weekend during the regular monthly downtime (Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10:00 pm to Sunday, Dec 14 at 10:00 am). This upgrade will allow Banner and Minerva to support IE 7 and Windows Vista. For additional details, view the full version of this announcement.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and Provost Anthony C. Masi are delighted to announce the appointment of Pierre Moreau to the position of Executive Director, Planning and Institutional Analysis (PIA) and Senior Advisor (Policy Development), effective February 11, 2009.
Server maintenance starting at 5:45 am Tuesday, Dec. 9 may cause slight delay in email synchronization for some BlackBerry users.
Statement from Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor: I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vaughan Dowie as Executive Head of Public Affairs, effective immediately. In this position, he will report directly to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor and will serve as a member of the University’s senior team.
The University regrets that, despite intensive bargaining, the help of a provincially appointed conciliator and an offer to increase salaries by 8.5% over three years ending November 30, 2010, a contract agreement with MUNACA has so far proven elusive.
We wish to offer our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. On behalf of the University, Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, extends condolences to the families of two members of the McGill community, Professor Michael Moss and graduate Elizabeth Russell, who died in the tragic events.
Bring a non-perishable food item to the Martlet hockey game against Ottawa on Saturday, November 29, and/or to the Martlet and Redmen basketball (Laval) and volleyball (Sherbrooke) home games on Sunday, November 30, and pay only $2.00 admission.
Scheduled maintenance to the telephony service for calls between the downtown and Macdonald campuses will take place on Thursday, November 27 between 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Users may be unable to place a call to the other campus for several minutes during this time.
All McGill faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend the Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended Seminar on Friday, November 28th, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm in Stewart Biology Building- Room S1/4, Downtown campus, 1205 Dr. Penfield. The seminar will be 45 minutes, followed by prizes and food. See the full announcement and attached PDF for more details.