It has been reported that the Banner Client data extract function does not work when users install Service Pack 2 for Windows XP. Because no patch or other workaround has been supplied yet, automatic deployment of the service pack has been blocked on all machines of ICS customers. Banner users should not install the service manually.
Our Fall 2004 calendar has been released and features new workshops such as Time Management, Dealing with Difficult Behaviours, Interacting with a Purpose, and French Conversation at Work, along with the road-tested favourites. Staff members are also invited to complete our survey on presentation skills, such as using PowerPoint, so we can measure the interest in developing a new workshop. Sign up for a workshop today and invest in your professional future!
ICS Customer Support offers extended online and telephone first-level support, outside our regular hours, for the following services: WebCT, email, DAS, VPN, and wireless.
Minerva opens registration for the 2004-2005 academic year to all newly admitted undergraduate students entering Year 1 (except those in Continuing Education) at 8 am on Tuesday, August 3, 2004. (Year 1 includes only those whose highest level of education is CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate or at least one year of university.)
Minerva opens registration for the 2004-2005 academic year to all newly admitted undergraduate students entering Year 0 (except those in Continuing Education) at 8 am on Thursday, August 5, 2004. (Year 0 includes only those whose highest level of education is high school.)
The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors approved, at its meeting of June 28, 2004, the appointment of Professor William F. Foster of the Faculty of Law to the position of Associate Provost (Faculty).
The University is now engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning exercise that will set teaching and research priorities going forward and will allocate resources in support of the academic goals.
At the Board of Governors meeting held on May 25, 2004, the Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) presented the proposed 2004-2005 budget together with an outline of the framework for the multi-year resource allocation model in support of McGill's Strategic Academic Plan.
The Canadian Association of Business Officers (CAUBO), who promote the professional and effective management of the administrative, financial and business affairs of Canadian universities, awarded the Quality and Productivity Awards Quebec regional prize to McGill University for its Radioisotope Tracking System (RTS), developed by the Waste Management Program group.
In May 2004, the Senate Committee on Physical Development (SCPD) unanimously adopted a resolution to create a Task Force at McGill University to develop a framework for recommending to the SCPD revisions to McGill's building design standards to include "green building standards."
What new McGill program is no one talking about? Just because it may be uncouth to discuss in polite company and may not be the subject of conversations around the water cooler, we know that many of you will welcome the McGill 2004-05 Washrooms Improvement Program!