The quest for increased transparency continues at Western's Senate as a motion to open specific Senate committee meetings to the public was defeated by a close vote of 33-24.
Concerns of accessibility and cheating in sophing applications have led the Orientation Planning Committee (OPC) to revamp the process with an updated list of questions and group interviews.
A group of students were left disappointed at Friday's Senate meeting when their questions regarding the University's response to the "Western Lives Matter" and "yes means no, no means yes" incidents went unanswered.
The appointment of the undergraduate student-at-large position on the committee which approves Western's annual ancillary fee, currently $1,423.10, is under review after it was brought up at a USC council meeting in September.
Western's first-ever Indigenous strategic plan was approved by the University Senate at its …
Western's Senate and its various committees are exploring transparency measures by making co…
The Senate Committee on Academic Policy and Awards approved several new scholarships and awards at its most recent senate meeting. These will be made effective starting the 2016-17 academic year.
2016 has seen a high turnover in Western's higher administration with a number of senior figures either retiring or leaving the University to pursue other opportunities.
At the Senate meeting on Friday, Provost Janice Deakin said it was unfortunate that the picture of the ‘Western Lives Matter’ banner on Reunion Weekend was considered to be the motivation for the University’s investigation.
The Faculty of Information and Media Studies program Media, Theory and Production is slated to be discontinued at today's senate meeting. Students in MTP were surprised by the decision and plan to voice their discontent. Additionally, student senators have taken up the cause and plan to spea…
Western's student senators intend to voice their concerns regarding the slated cancellation of the Media Theory and Production program being brought to Senate on Friday.
The Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship, a non-profit promoting academic freedom on Canadian campuses, has spoken out against Western administration's reaction to the "Western Lives Matter" incident and have prompted a response from University President Amit Chakma.
With the upcoming Senate meeting on Oct. 21, where the program cut is on the agenda, students are hoping to have their voices heard by administration.
A strike was avoided as the Brescia Faculty Association and the Brescia University College administration reached an agreement as part of the collective agreement, with steps towards closing the gender wage gap among professors.
Western's Senate discussed ways to make itself more transparent to the public stemming from recommendations from the report of the ad hoc committee on renewal in its monthly meeting on Friday.
With the “Save HOCO” event planned for this weekend, Western’s Homecoming date swap to mid-October once again became the hot topic on Tuesday's Board of Governors meeting.
Western student senators are opening four new volunteer student positions as part of a drive to increase student engagement with the University Senate.