The majority of Western University's Senate members passed a motion to create a fall Reading Week for the 2017–18 school year.
Western's Senate will be debating a motion next Friday on whether or not the University will…
Western's senators hit the ground running in 2017 as they debated opening up their subcommit…
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 Senate and its various committees are exploring transparency measures by making committee meetings open to the public.
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.