There are those who would say that the term “morality in business” is an oxymoron – a contradiction in terms. Businessmen like to believe that there are two sets of values – one for individuals and a different one for businesses and corporations.
A trio of Laval student-athletes were among the 55 deserving student-athletes who shared $184,500 in individual bursaries as part of the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) at the Foundation’s annual Sponsorship spring cocktail party that was held in the John Molson Room in Montreal earlier this month. The FAEQ also celebrated the performances of numerous bursary recipients, who have already qualified or are in the process of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This year alone the Foundation has delivered nearly 1.3-million dollars to 450 student-athletes.
Tenure is granted to professors and librarians in recognition of excellent performance – and is the University’s strongest guarantee of academic freedom in research, teaching, and service. The year-long application process is a rigorous evaluation of performance.
At its May 16, 2016, meeting, McGill’s Board of Governors granted tenure to the 50 people in the 2015-2016 tenure cohort.
Forty-three Assistant Professors have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure:
Six incoming freshmen to McGill have been pegged to share $30,000 and are among the 35 recipients of recruitment bursaries totalling $165,000, announced last week by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. The amount includes five awards of $3,000 apiece, distributed to Canadians from outside Quebec who have chosen to pursue their educational and athletic careers in a Quebec university.
Rather than just slipping quietly into retirement, managers should create new opportunities towards the end of their careers, Professor Mary Dean Lee from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University suggests.
Professor Lee and her research team interviewed 100 executives and managers who had recently retired or were actively considering it and HR professionals from 24 companies to explore the different paths taken to retirement today.
McGill’s bookstore is changing names and changing places.
Now to be called Bookstore/Librairie Le James, the retail facility that supplies books, study materials and McGill-branded merchandise will soon set up shop in two locations: an academic-oriented store 3544 avenue du Parc, across the street from New Residence Hall, and a lifestyle-oriented shop at 680 Sherbrooke St., adjacent to the entrance of 688 Sherbrooke, in premises that used to house a copying store.