Opinions

Winders: Advice from a non-advice guy


Jason Winders
September 04, 2014

I’ll tell you the same thing I’ll tell my kids one day: I’m not an advice-giving kind of guy.

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Toswell: Looking to eliminate guesswork around our vices


M.J. Toswell
September 04, 2014

After approving the budget at its March meeting, university Senate addressed a proposal to alter the composition of the selection committee for what had been the vice-provost (academic programs and students) and registrar, and was now proposed to be the vice-provost (academic programs). The motion further proposed the establishment of a selection committee to appoint a registrar.

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Anderson: Three cheers to Van Fleet


James Anderson
June 18, 2014

Just wanted to say how pleased I was to see the university award the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service to Jan Van Fleet, former secretary to the Senate and Board (Van Fleet awarded President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, June 5).

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Winders: Welcome to the convocation address nobody asked me to give


Jason Winders
June 06, 2014

I am sure you have heard it. I know I have – and far too often.

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Wilkins: Libraries looking beyond the book


Catherine Wilkins
May 22, 2014

Western Libraries is hosting Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2014, Canada’s major information literacy conference. The theme, ‘e-magine’ the Possibilities, recognizes information literacy is continually evolving.

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