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USRI overhaul moves forward

By Matty Hume, November 9 2018 — At the Oct. 17 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council, University of Calgary vice-provost of teaching and learning Leslie Reid presented feedback from a survey on improving the effectiveness of the Universal Student Ratings of Instruction (USRI) system alongside project co-ordinator Travis Klemp. The survey process was launched…

Ed McCauley announced as next U of C president

By Matty Hume and Jason Herring, November 8 2018 — University of Calgary Board of Governors chair Jill Wyatt announced the next U of C president and vice-chancellor Thursday morning. Ed McCauley will begin the presidential role on Jan. 1, 2019 after a unanimous recommendation by the Presidential Steering Committee. McCauley has served as the…

SLC quick and quiet ahead of reading week

By Ashar Memon, November 7 2018 — The Students’ Union Students’ Legislative Council forged ahead despite the mid-semester crunch to convene for a quick meeting on Nov. 6, which was marked by several absences and no major discussions or resolutions. The evening began with an announcement by SU vice-president student life Nabila Farid, who said…

Advanced voting for Olympic plebiscite now open

By Matty Hume, November 6 2018 — Advanced voting for the 2026 Calgary Olympic bid plebiscite is now open. Calgarians can visit a polling station — with one on the University of Calgary campus in MacEwan Hall open tomorrow — from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 and 7 to vote ‘yes’ or…

Sidhu sworn in as VP external at Oct. 23 SLC

By Ashar Memon, October 26 2018 — The Oct. 23 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council saw Anayat Sidhu be sworn in as the Students’ Union vice-president external following her byelection victory. SLC also discussed a new Student Academic Misconduct Policy. After Sidhu’s Oath of Office at the beginning of the meeting, vice-president operations and finance…

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