Today Western University's Senate reaffirmed its support of students who need academic relief from circumstances not outlined in the academic policy. For example, students can seek accommodation while campaigning for a student government position.
At their May 19 meeting, Western's Senate discussed everything from maintaining the '3 in 23' policy to adding a rooftop garden to Weldon.
Incoming chair of the Western Student Senators Courtney Hardy hopes to continue the momentum from the past year.
After almost two hours of debate, mostly concerning controversial cuts to arts and humanities, Western's senators approved the 2017-18 operating budget at Friday's meeting.
The Arts and Humanities' Faculty budget is slated to see contract faculty cut and class size…
As the school year comes to an end, it’s time to contemplate some of the new projects that Western pursued — notably moving course evaluations online.
Western's Senate will be debating a motion next Friday on whether or not the University will introduce a Fall Reading Week for the 2017-18 school year.
Western's senators hit the ground running in 2017 as they debated opening up their subcommittee meetings at their first meeting of the year last Friday.
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.