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March 14, 2002 Of Note





Chief Research Officer

The Provost and Vice-Rector, Research, has initiated a broad-based consultation based on a document called “Proposal to Establish a Chief-Research-Officer Position.”

It may be read at: Consultation on a Chief Research Officer Position.

Faculty Councils, Senate and its principal committees, and the Council of the School of Graduate Studies have been asked for their views. Others may write to the Provost and Vice-Rector, Research, by March 31, 2002.









Invitation to participate –
Review of the Office of Rights and Responsibilities

The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is undergoing a cyclical review, as required under the terms of article 94 of the Code of Rights and Responsibilities.

The Review Committee invites input from all members of the university community, concerning their views of the Office, the Code and the performance of the Advisor.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Committee to Review the Office of Rights and Responsibilities and can be submitted as follows:

Internal mail: BC-215 (SGW Campus) or
Electronic mail: Cameron.Tilson@concordia.ca

The deadline for written submissions is April 30, 2002.

Requests to meet with the Committee should be directed to the coordinator of the committee, Cameron Tilson, at 848-7976 or by electronic mail (see above). He may also be contacted for further information about the review process and the criteria upon which it is based.

The success of the review depends on community participation. Thank you for doing your part.

Melanie Drew, Director, Health Services, and Chair, Committee to Review the Office of Rights and Responsibilities


Forces Avenir

Have you promoted a cause involving your peers or participated in a project that had a significant impact? If so, you are an ideal candidate for recognition from Forces Avenir, which provides $115,000 in grants, international internships and trophies.

For more information, call Michael Golden, Student Affairs Coordinator, at 848-4301, or consult www.forcesavenir.qc.ca.


Nominations for Spring 2002 –
Convocation Medals & Awards

The Office of the Registrar is soliciting nominations for the Spring 2002 Convocation non-academic medals and awards.Graduating students (Fall ’01 & Spring ’02) may be nominated for the following medals:

The Concordia Medal
The Malone Medal
The O’Brien Medal
The Lieutenant Governor’s Award
The Stanley G. French Medal

The First Graduating Class Award is presented to a person who has made the most innovative contribution, either academic or extracurricular, to University life. It is open to all members of the University community. Nomination forms and the criteria for each medal and/or award are available from the Dean of Students Offices (SGW and LOY) and the Birks Student Service Centre (SGW).

The deadline for all nominations is April 5 to the Office of the Registrar, SGW-LB-700, Attention: H. Albert.


School of Community and Public Affairs Public policy panel

What is private in the 21st century?

Tuesday, March 26, 6 p.m.
Henry F. Hall Building, Room 763, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd W.

Panelists: Julius Grey, law professor, McGill University
Stephanie Perrin, CEO of Zero Knowledge
Dr. Nicole Swartz Morgan, professor, security issues,
Kingston Royal Military College

A reception will follow at the SCPA, 2149 Mackay St.