posted on Feb. 2: Provost answers questions today about State of the Academy talk


Provost Harvey Weingarten will meet the McMaster community
today (Friday, Feb. 2) to discuss and answer questions about
raised in his State of the Academy address presented on Jan.

“I have been approached by more than a handful of people who
the State of the Academy talk expressing disappointment that
there was
no opportunity to ask questions, or to discuss some of the
raised during the presentation,” said Weingarten.

“This is very encouraging as it suggests that the presentation
was sufficiently informative or entertaining to retain people's
interest and attention.”
The question-and-answer session pertaining to the State of the
Academy address will be in HSC-1A1 from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Weingarten will have his slides from the presentation available.
“I look forward to seeing you there,” said Weingarten, provost
and vice-president academic.

A story summarizing Weingarten's presentation from
Wednesday, Jan. 24 is posted on the Daily News. The
headline is “Campus must embrace change to manage growth,
meet challenges”.