Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Request for Proposals

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: September 30, 2015 Re: Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Request for Proposals Fund Overview The Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education invites proposals for the inaugural round of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF). The focus of this new program is to enrich the learning experience … Read More

Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Dean of OISE (PDAD&C #10)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 25, 2015 Re: Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Dean of OISE (PDAD&C #10) In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, I am writing to call for nominations of individuals to serve on the Committee that will advise on the … Read More

Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC (PDAD&C #9)

From: Bruce Kidd, Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost, University of Toronto Date: September 24, 2015 Re: Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC (PDAD&C #9) In accordance with Section 62(c) of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, we are writing to call … Read More

2015-16 Shared Online Course Fund – Request for Proposals

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: September 18, 2015 Re: 2015-16 Shared Online Course Fund – Request for Proposals The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) is administering the 2015-16 Call for Proposals and distribution of funding provided by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) as part of its Ontario Online … Read More

Presidential Statement

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: September 11, 2015 Re: Presidential Statement Violence against women is a despicable reality in Canada and around the world. We must take every opportunity to condemn it and work tirelessly to bring it to an end. Many of you are disturbed, as I am, at news of anonymous online threats … Read More

2015-16 Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: September 11, 2015 Re: 2015-16 Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials In September 2014, Provostial Guidelines on the Use of Digital Learning Materials and Frequently Asked Questions were created in response to the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities’ requirement for a policy … Read More

Accommodations for Students Voting in the Federal Election (October 19, 2015)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: September 10, 2015 Re: Accommodations for Students Voting in the Federal Election (October 19, 2015) In the interest of encouraging civic and community engagement among our students, I am writing to request that reasonable accommodation be provided to students wishing to vote in the upcoming federal election. There may … Read More

Professor Ron Deibert to Co-Chair Information Risk Working Group

From: Robert Cook, Chief Information Officer Date: September 10, 2015 Re: Professor Ron Deibert to Co-Chair Information Risk Working Group I am delighted to announce that Professor Ron Deibert has agreed to join the Working Group on the Implementation of Information Risk Management Practice as its academic Co-Chair, alongside Martin Loeffler, the University’s Director of … Read More

2015-16 Workshops for New and Pre-Promotion Faculty Members

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 10, 2015 Re: 2015-16 Workshops for New and Pre-Promotion Faculty Members Each year my office holds a number of workshops and seminars for new and pre-promotion faculty in continuing positions. Please inform all new tenure-stream and teaching stream faculty and all pre-promotion faculty in continuing … Read More

Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and IBEW, Local 353 (Electricians)

From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: September 2, 2015 Re: Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and IBEW, Local 353 (Electricians) The University of Toronto is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached between the University and IBEW, Local 353, which represents Electricians, Electrical Apprentices, Control Technicians and Control Technicians/Apprentices, has … Read More