Reappointment of Professor David Cameron as Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #13)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 30, 2015 Re: Reappointment of Professor David Cameron as Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #13) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor David Cameron to continue as Dean of the Faculty of Arts & … Read More

Undergraduate Course Development Fund – Updated Guidelines

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: October 30, 2015 Re: Undergraduate Course Development Fund – Updated Guidelines Since 2011-12, the Undergraduate Course Development Fund (UCDF) has been successfully providing opportunities for faculty members in graduate-only and professional divisions to share their expertise with undergraduate students. Through the program, undergraduate students have access … Read More

2016 UTAA Awards of Excellence

From: Barbara Dick, Assistant Vice-President, Alumni Relations Date: October 16, 2015 Re: 2016 UTAA Awards of Excellence The University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) is accepting nominations and applications for the 2016 Awards of Excellence, an annual program recognizing and celebrating exemplary members of the university community. The program includes the following faculty awards: the … Read More

Nominations for the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #12)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 16, 2015 Re: Nominations for the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #12) In accordance with the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, I am writing to call for nominations of individuals to serve as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Information at the University of … Read More

Appointment of Professor Kelly Hannah-Moffat as Advisor to the Provost and Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity, on Sexual Violence and Crisis Services (PDAD&C #11)

From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 16, 2015 Re: Appointment of Professor Kelly Hannah-Moffat as Advisor to the Provost and Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity, on Sexual Violence and Crisis Services (PDAD&C #11) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Kelly Hannah-Moffat as Advisor … Read More

Additional One Month Extension – Period for Review of Unit Workload Policies

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: October 15, 2015 Re: Additional One Month Extension – Period for Review of Unit Workload Policies Academic units across the University are currently in the process of reviewing their Unit Workload Agreements. Chairs, Directors, and Deans have just participated in best practice workshops provided by the … Read More

December Exam Schedule

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 15, 2015 Re: December Exam Schedule This year, with Labour Day and the start of term falling so late, the December final exam period was compressed to 8 days (December 11 to 22). Using the current parameters, we have not been able to create a reasonable final … Read More

Invitation to Participate in the Academic Processions at Convocation

From: Louis Charpentier, Secretary of the Governing Council Date: October 15, 2015 Re: Invitation to Participate in the Academic Processions at Convocation The Academic Procession continues to be an important part of the long and dignified tradition of the convocation ceremony at the University of Toronto. A procession that includes a strong representation from the … Read More

Canada Foundation for Innovation National Consultation on Program Architecture

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President Research and Innovation Date: October 5, 2015 Re: Canada Foundation for Innovation National Consultation on Program Architecture Since the inception of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in 1997, faculty on the three UofT campuses have attracted approximately $370M in CFI funding which, with matching funding, represents almost $1B toward the … Read More

Graduate Funding Transparency

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 2, 2015 Re: Graduate Funding Transparency In the spring of 2014, following a Review of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, Professor Locke Rowe was appointed as Vice-Provost Graduate Research and Education and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. His mandate is to develop a vision … Read More