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Faculty of Fine Arts

Artstravaganza II

Wednesday, May 19

6 to 8 p.m.

4259 rue de Bullion

An evening of art and wine-tasting in the studio of Yves Gaucher

Wines supplied by RŽzin sŽlection concept, presented by Jean-Philippe Lefebvre.

Tickets are $100 each, and benefit needy fine arts students through scholarships and bursaries. To order, contact Marilyn Healy, 848-4660 or



Task Force to Review the Ombuds Office and the Office of Rights and Responsibilities

A task force has been established to review the Ombuds Office and the Office of Rights and Responsibilities. Given the current mandates of both Offices, the following four questions will be asked:

* Are the mandates still appropriate?

* What are the needs of the University and how can the Ombuds Office and the Office of Rights and Responsibilities best meet those needs?

* Could the resources available to the units be assembled in ways that would better serve the University?

* Are there innovative approaches or strategies available to improve the quality of service?

In addition to receiving written briefs, the Task Force also will convene hearings for selected groups and individuals. Members of the University community (students, faculty and staff) are encouraged to submit, in writing, to the Task Force. Individuals and groups who wish to appear must submit written briefs with their request.

Written briefs and requests must be received by Friday, June 4, 1999. Send your submissions to us, in confidence, c/o Diane Hastings, BC 303, fax: 848-4550.

The complete terms of reference of the Ombuds Office are available at:

More information on the Ombuds Office is available at:

The members of the committee are: Marcel Danis, Chair (Vice-Rector, Institutional Relations and Secretary-General), Marianne Donaldson (Board of Governors; Rourke, Lizotte, Donaldson and Associates), Donald Boisvert, Dean of Students), Bram Freedman (Legal Counsel), Rob Green (president- elect, CSU), Diane Hastings (Executive Assistant to the Vice-Rector, Institutional Relations/Secretary-General), Katherine Hedrich (Manager, Student Accounts), Garry Milton (Vice-Chair; Executive Director to the Rector's Cabinet), Marie-AndrŽe Robitaille-Brodie (Director, Government Relations), Fran Shaver (Vice-Dean, Student Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Science).


Concordia University
1999 spring convocations
Information to potential graduates

Ceremonies will be held as follows:

Commerce and Administration

Thursday, June 10, 10 a.m.

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

Arts and Science

Friday, June 11, 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.*

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

Engineering and Computer Science

Tuesday, June 15, 10 a.m.

Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Fine Arts

Tuesday, June 15, 2 p.m.

Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

*Information will be forwarded this month
to candidates in the Faculty of Arts and Science to indicate
the time of their convocation.

Honorary doctorate recipients:

Edward J. Broadbent, human rights activist and politician

James W. Carey, journalism professor

Peter Munk, business leader

Charles-Albert Poissant, businessman

Annie Proulx, author

Charles Sirois, telecommunications executive

Robert Wall, scholar and author

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