Tag: administration

McGill Students Reflect On: Respect and Inclusion in Campus Life

Students on the McGill Campus reflect on their personal understandings of and experiences with respect and inclusion. We ask what they feel the role of a University task force should be in promoting these values on campus. Some students worries about the limitations of the institution in addressing the issue; others hopeful about the dialogue that it might create.

Reconciling Munroe-Blum’s multiple legacies

McGill has come under fire for awarding former principal Heather Munroe-Blum an honorary doctorate on Oct. 31. The university highlights her “unprecedented renewal of McGill’s outstanding professoriate” and her “unwavering efforts to find necessary resources to maintain McGill’s excellence.” Yet, Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) and on-campus labour unions […]

Letter to McGill: ‘The student code should include a commitment to personal integrity, on and off campus’

This article is in response to the Tribune's article 'It doesn't matter because it didn't happen on campus'  published on April 4, 2017. I am acutely aware of the fact that my situation is not unique. Other students have suffered similar experiences, some far more severe than mine, and have […]

Proposal for women-only gym hours halted by McGill administration

Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Ollivier Dyens released a statement on Friday expressing that McGill will no longer be considering the implementation of women-only gym hours at the McGill Fitness Centre. “McGill is a community where every form of diversity (cultural, linguistic, gender, religion, etc.) is celebrated and encouraged,” […]