Memoranda

  • Holiday greetings from the Provost

    Dear members of the Brock community, As the end of the term approaches, I want to thank all students, staff, faculty members and librarians for their extraordinary efforts in these recent months. The Fall term has been like no other and has presented us with challenges beyond those we ever thought we would face. Yet ... Continue reading

  • Guidance on additional technology costs to students

    At Senate 684 on November 18, student representatives discussed a number of challenges that both graduate and undergraduate students are facing with the transition to online learning this term. One of the issues that was raised involved students being asked to spend additional funds to purchase extra learning resources for third-party assessment websites and other tools that ... Continue reading

  • A word from the Vice-Provost & AVP, Students

    Colleagues, please find attached a letter from Anna Lathrop, Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President, Students on student mental health __________________________ To all faculty members and part-time instructors Greetings colleagues, I am writing to you on behalf of the Campus Assessment, Response, and Education (CARE) team. This committee is a group of Brock medical and professional staff who ... Continue reading

  • President’s holiday celebration

    All faculty members, librarians and staff are invited to the President’s Annual Holiday Celebration. This year’s event will be virtual using the Lifesize platform and will be livestreamed beginning at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, December 16. The URL will take you to the SharePoint site to access the virtual event. President Fearon will open the ... Continue reading

  • Extension of holiday break

    Let me begin by thanking you all for your hard work over the course of the last eight months. From the moment Brock University began moving its academic operations online on March 13, you have all demonstrated your resilience and your ability to adapt to these unprecedented circumstances. For faculty members and librarians, this has meant ... Continue reading

  • Provost’s report to the 684th meeting of Senate

    It is customary for the the Provost & Vice-President, Academic to provide a report to each meeting of Senate outlining plans, priorities, issues and other news. As these reports are already public through the University Secretariat Office, they will also be shared regularly through this memorandum page. _________________________________________________________ Provost’s Report to Senate – November 18, 2020 Dear Senate ... Continue reading

  • On consultation with faculty members and librarians

    Brock’s experience with COVID over the last eight months has emphasized the importance of collaboration and consultation when making decisions that will have a significant impact on members of the University community. The current context provides an opportunity to reflect upon the Provost Office’s ‘statement of practice’ with respect to consultation, in particular ... Continue reading

  • Launch of survey on institutional pandemic response

    As part of a national study of universities’ crisis management responses in the era of COVID-19, Brock faculty members, librarians and staff will be invited next week to respond to a new survey and share their perspectives. Brock is one of seven universities across Canada participating in this review, which is being conducted by the ... Continue reading

  • Call for nominations: Faculty nominees for Brock Brand Review Steering Committee

    Brock University has been well-served over the years by a commitment to refreshing and renewing its brand position as times, demands and needs change. The University’s previous brand initiatives have provided Brock with a distinct position in the market as it competes for students, faculty, research talent, funding and support. As the post-secondary competitive ... Continue reading

  • Provost’s report to the 683rd meeting of Senate

    It is customary for the the Provost & Vice-President, Academic to provide a report to each meeting of Senate outlining plans, priorities, issues and other news. As these reports are already public through the University Secretariat Office, they will also be shared regularly through this memorandum page. _________________________________________________________ Provost’s Report to Senate – October 28, 2020 Dear Senate ... Continue reading