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Principal Suzanne Fortier re-appointed at Board of Governors meeting

On May 25, the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) met in a closed session to approve the re-appointment of Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier for a second five-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Immediately following Fortier’s reappointment, the BoG held an open meeting, which began with a discussion of several grant requests for genomic research.… Keep Reading

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McGill administration and SSMU meet to discuss Igor Sadikov

On Feb. 17, protesters demonstrated around the James Administration Building in response to the McGill administration’s alleged threat to terminate the Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) if SSMU did not release a public statement calling for the resignation of Arts Representative Igor Sadikov. Sadikov caused controversy after posting a tweet… Keep Reading

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McGill takes the stage at Davos

From Jan. 17 to 20, McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland to discuss labour markets for post-secondary graduates and to present research on sustainability and global connectivity. Fortier was accompanied by Professor Andrew Gonzalez of the Department of Biology, Assistant Professor Graham MacDonald of the Department… Keep Reading

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McGill Senior Administrators sit down with student media

On Oct. 4, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University Suzanne Fortier, and Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning) Ollivier Dyens, met with members of the student media for a question and answer session. Topics covered during the roundtable included sustainability at McGill, the implementation of the policy against sexual violence, and the importance of student… Keep Reading

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Fortier confirms 2015-2016 budget cuts at Board of Governors

Increased budget cuts Principal Suzanne Fortier confirmed a budget cut from the Quebec government for the 2015-2016 academic year at the Board of Governors (BoG) meeting on Feb. 2. Fortier announced that she attended a meeting with representatives from other Quebec universities and the Deputy Minister of Education Marie-Claude Champoux on Jan. 21.  The meeting… Keep Reading

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SSMU Council reviews budget, hears address from Principal Fortier

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU)  Council met on Thursday to review executive reports from the past semester, including the SSMU budget, and to discuss the implementation of interim election regulations for this semester. Address by Principal Suzanne Fortier Principal Suzanne Fortier made an appearance at the meeting, giving a year-in-review speech in which… Keep Reading

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AUS council hosts Fortier during first meeting of the year

The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) hosted Principal Suzanne Fortier as a guest speaker at its council meeting on Jan. 14. Fortier expressed her satisfaction with McGill’s prestige as a university and spoke to the role of teamwork and collaboration in continuing to improve McGill. “A great university is something we build together,” Fortier said.  “Our… Keep Reading

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