McGill Senate raises concern over high rates of sexual harassment complaints

September 27, 2016 by Domenic Casciato At its first meeting on Sept. 21, the McGill Senate reviewed reports on research misconduct, sexual harassment, and social equity from the past year. During the session, Senate appointed a new assessor under the Policy on Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prohibited by Law, and laid out the plan for… Read More

AMUSE general assembly authorizes strike mandate

October 24, 2016 by Domenic Casciato With 82 per cent approval, the Association for McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE) pursued a mandate on Oct. 20 to authorize the union to strike. AMUSE began in Fall 2008 in hopes of unionizing work study employees. According to the AMUSE website, there are currently 1,500 union members, representing both casual… Read More

McGill Senate approves Policy against Sexual Violence

November 24, 2016 by Domenic Casciato Policy against Sexual Violence On Nov. 23, the McGill Senate unanimously approved the Policy against Sexual Violence. With the Senate’s approval, the Policy will now proceed to the Board of Governors for approval on Dec. 1. Student staff and administration representatives will form a committee for the implementation of the Policy.… Read More

McGill Senate discusses 2017-2022 Strategic Academic Plan

February 21, 2017 by Domenic Casciato The McGill Senate met on Feb.15 for an open discussion on McGill’s Strategic Academic Plan for 2017 to 2022, a presentation of the Staffing Report for 2016, and to pass a motionformally recognizing the celebration of Black History Month by the university. Open discussion on the McGill University Strategic Academic Plan 2017-2022 Vice-Principal and… Read More