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Over the past three years the Faculty has witnessed incredible growth: in
2002-2003, we welcomed 24 new members to the Faculty; in 2003-2004, we
welcomed 22 more; and this year a further 27 new professors joined the
Professor Lamonde is a specialist in the joint fields of history of ideas,
the history of the intellectual and the history of the book. To learn more
about Professor Lamonde and his groundbreaking research on Quebec literature
and civilization click on the link below.
This year, the Faculty of Arts presented an Award of Excellence for
Administrative and Support Staff to two outstanding administrative officers,
Georgii Mikula from the Department of History and Linda Montreuil from the
Department of Economics. The Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and
Postdoctoral Students was won this year by Lynda Bastien of the Department of
Languages and Literatures Administrative Services.
Click on the link below to consult the fact patterns, briefs and judgments of
the first two trials, as well as critical articles, an extensive
bibliography, and video footage from the second trial.
Gabrielle Korn has been appointed senior advisor to the associate
Christine Zeindler has joined the McGill University Relations Office (URO) as
a communications officer.
The ICC is now known as Instructional Multimedia Services (IMS). This change
of name was made to better reflect the IMS's role as McGill's central
facility for the design, development and production of multimedia materials
as well as the loaning, installation and maintenance of audiovisual
equipment. IMS also provides television production, photography and graphic
design services. The new name will be phased in, so for a while there will be
an overlap as the IMS makes adjustments to signage, equipment labels,
stationery and so forth. The URL will change to www.mcgill.ca/ims, but the
previous URL, www.mcgill.ca/icc, will still operate for now. All phone
numbers and building addresses remain the same.
Between now and January 2005, a number of offices and services are being
relocated within the James (Administration) Building.
The Centre for Developing-Area Studies, which used to report to the
vice-principal (research), now reports to the dean of the Faculty of Arts.
The McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women, formerly reporting to
the provost, now reports to the dean of the Faculty of Arts.
On September 7, 2004, the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors
approved the appointment of Professor Marc Raboy, former director of the
joint PhD program in communications at Université de Montréal, Concordia
University and the Université du Québec à Montréal, to the Beaverbrook Chair
in Ethics, Media and Communications, in the Department of Art History and
Communication Studies, as of August 1, 2004.
APPC recently approved a multilateral exchange agreement for North American
students studying North America, linking eight universities within the
Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education.
"Strategic Planning Process," "Pushing Excellence: An agenda for developing
tradition and innovation," and the McGill University presentation to the
National Assembly Education Commission on September 28, 2004.
MEQ's Fonds des services aux collectivités: Quebec universities are again
invited to submit projects. Deadline: December 15, 2004. Revised guidelines
will be available in mid-October. For information, call 398-2985, or click on
the link below.
The proceedings of the colloquium in honour of Bernard J. Shapiro, "The Evolving University/ l'Université en mutation," organized by the office of the provost and held on November 20, 2002, will be published this fall by McGill-Queen's University Press, with Paul Axelrod (dean, Faculty of Education, York University) as editor.
The University Prizes and Awards Committee (UPAC) encourages all members of
the McGill community to nominate faculty and staff for the Top 40 Under 40
Saturday's Beatty Memorial Lecture by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi
has proven to be extremely popular with alumni, faculty, staff, students and