Senate discusses investment, enrolment

Topics covered at McGill Senate’s meeting on Wednesday included increases in government funding for universities, McGill’s most recent enrolment numbers, and the launch of McGill’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Reinvesting in McGill  Principal Suzanne Fortier announced that Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Pierre Duchesne has […]

Provost speaks on government’s $1.7 billion reinvestment plan

Provost speaks on reinvestment At the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) Council meeting last Wednesday, Provost Anthony Masi spoke on the provincial government’s proposed reinvestment of approximately $1.7 billion in the Quebec university network over the next five years. According to Masi, the reinvestment is more accurately described as a reimbursement […]

Senate approves revision to university sexual harassment and discrimination policy

On Dec. 4, McGill’s Senate approved revisions to the university’s sexual harassment and discrimination policy, which aim to clarify the procedures that follow a submission of a complaint. In addition, Provost Anthony Masi presented the university’s financial planning for the 2015 fiscal year, which considers the possibility of the provincial […]

Mentor program to launch

As an attempt to enrich the university experience and increase direct contact between McGill students, faculty, and staff, a Staff-Student Mentoring program is scheduled begin this term. Students will be randomly assigned to a mentor from a faculty different from their own, in order to build a non-academic relationship and […]