Anonymous grading sparks debate at Senate

The possibility of anonymous exam grading gave rise to debate at Senate last Wednesday. Discussion stemmed from a report by the Academic Policy Committee, which concluded that there should be no university-wide policy on anonymous evaluations. Anonymous grading policies have been implemented at other universities worldwide and in McGill’s Faculty[Read More…]

Senate debates fairness of exams weighted over 75%

Rules regarding professor adherence to exam weight may stay the same, despite student concerns raised at the Feb. 19 Senate meeting. Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Ollivier Dyens responded to questions raised by student senators as a result of a motion passed at the Winter General Assembly of the[Read More…]

Indigenous studies minor approved for Fall 2014

Students will be able to enroll in a new Indigenous Studies minor in the Faculty of Arts starting in Fall 2014, following the program’s approval by Senate last Wednesday. The program, which has been the goal of ongoing initiatives by students and faculty for approximately 10 years, will be administered[Read More…]

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