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Hushed Potter scandal sets worrying precedent for students

As the academic year ambles on, new students form impressions of McGill’s institutional culture. As one would expect, the upper-ranks of administration try to shape these impressions to their favour. Take Discover McGill, where Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier delivered a rosy speech to a crowd warmed up by student coordinators chanting her name. This… Keep Reading

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Principal Fortier addresses Andrew Potter resignation at Board of Governors meeting

On April 27, the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) met to discuss the resignation of Andrew Potter, the challenge of defining campus borders when applying the McGill context, and plans for the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education. The BoG also outlined objectives for repairs and restoration of campus infrastructure, reviewed plans… Keep Reading

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McGill denies that Andrew Potter’s resignation is related to academic freedom

On March 22, Andrew Potter, McGill graduate and former editor-in-chief of the Ottawa Citizen, resigned as director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC). Potter was appointed for a three-year term beginning in August 2016. Potter’s resignation followed the publication of a column he authored in Maclean’s magazine on March 20. The article… Keep Reading

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