The University flag is lowered on September 16 in memory of Dr. Jacqueline Kirk, adjunct professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Faculty of Education.
The McGill University community is shocked and saddened by the news that Dr Jacqueline (Jackie) Kirk, Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education, was killed in southern Afghanistan Wednesday while working for the New York-based International Rescue Committee.
Following nine months of tough negotiations, the representatives of McGill University and the Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill (AGSEM) reached a settlement, which resulted in the signing of a new collective agreement.
I am pleased to announce that Vaughan Dowie will serve as Interim Vice-Principal (Public Affairs) beginning July 23, 2008, and until a new Vice-Principal is named.
It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Cecile Baccanale has accepted the position of Director of the Animal Compliance Office as of September 1, 2008.
Security Services is pleased to announce that security agents will now patrol the campus on bicycle as part of our effort to increase the service and visibility we render to the University community.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and I are delighted to announce that the Executive of the Board of Governors, at its June 19, 2008 meeting, approved the appointment of Professor Hélène Perrault as Dean of the Faculty of Education for a five-year term, renewable, starting August 15, 2008 and ending August 31, 2013.
The following documents were tabled by the University yesterday (April 28) during negotiations between the University and AGSEM, the union representing striking Teaching Assistants.