Queen’s provost contests claims by Whig-Standard

March 4, 2016

Queen’s University Provost Alan Harrison has published a letter in the Kingston Whig-Standard disputing some of the claims that the paper made in a recent story on non-academic misconduct. The original story claimed that a report on such misconduct said Queen’s had misled the regional coroner about the steps taken by the university following two student deaths in 2010. Harrison contends that, “this is false; the Lewis Report does not say this.” He further contests any claim that Queen’s misled the coroner, and notes that “the university continues to take the coroner's recommendations seriously, and Queen's remains in contact with the coroner, who has been kept aware of further actions the university has taken.” The Whig