May 5, 2000 Volume 7, Number 16


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FRONT PAGE STORIES

Draft new standards would change tenure and promotion rules

The University Review Committee has issued a new draft of proposed changes to U of S standards for determining faculty promotion and tenure.

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Effort launched to recognize volunteers

The University of Saskatchewan has decided that all-too-often its volunteers’ key contributions to countless U of S groups and activities are going without proper notice and thanks.

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Deans look at student experience

At their latest one-day retreat, U of S deans have narrowed their focus on the student experience, and are tackling a number of issues to ensure the University is competitive in offering students a high-quality experience.

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Heating Plant Fire

Just before 9:00 a.m. Thurs., April 27, as a contracted crew was using a cutting torch at ground level to remove one of the six boilers in the University’s Heating Plant, a pile of wooden pallets and forms for concrete stored in the basement caught on fire, causing heavy smoke and damage to some pipe insulation. Four fire trucks came to the scene immediately, and firefighters had the blaze out by 9:30 a.m. Heating Plant Manager Dave Farion says the plant’s operation, which supplies steam heat to the entire U of S and University Hospital, had to be shut down, but was back up an hour later. Fire Dept. Captain John Demkiw estimated $1,000 damage.





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