Kilometrage Rate for Travel (PDAD&C #48)

From: Sheila Brown, Chief Financial Officer Date: March 30, 2016 Re: Kilometrage Rate for Travel (PDAD&C #48) The Financial Services Department periodically conducts a review of reimbursement rates to ensure the University adequately reimburses faculty and staff for reasonable amounts while representing the University or traveling on University business. The current automobile kilometrage rate of … Read More

Administrative Response to the Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on Divestment from Fossil Fuels (PDAD&C #47)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: March 30, 2016 Re: Administrative Response to the Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on Divestment from Fossil-Fuels (PDAD&C #47) I am pleased to provide the link of Beyond Divestment: Taking Decisive Action on Climate Change, the University of Toronto’s Administrative Response to the Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on Divestment … Read More

Highlights of Federal Budget 2016 (PDAD&C #46)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: March 24, 2016 Re: Highlights of Federal Budget 2016 (PDAD&C #46) Tuesday’s federal budget brought some very welcome news to the postsecondary sector. Aligning closely with priorities advanced by U of T, this budget provides funding for new discovery research and infrastructure for universities and colleges. It also offers important enhancements … Read More

New Policy on Certificates (For-Credit and Not-For-Credit) (PDAD&C #45)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs Date: March 23, 2016 Re: New Policy on Certificates (For-Credit and Not-For-Credit) (PDAD&C #45) I am pleased to announce the approval at Governing Council on February 25, 2016 of the Policy on Certificates (For-Credit and Not-For-Credit), effective immediately. This new Policy replaces the Policy on Diploma and Certificate Programs. … Read More

Announcing the President’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President, International (PDAD&C #44)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: March 18, 2016 Re: Announcing the President’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President, International (PDAD&C #44) Further to my memorandum of January 19, 2016 (Update on the Vice-President International, Government and Institutional Relations portfolio) and following a Call for Nominations, I am pleased to announce that the membership … Read More

Appointment of Professor Amrita Daniere as the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #43)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 10, 2016 Re: Appointment of Professor Amrita Daniere as the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #43) We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Amrita Daniere as the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean of … Read More

Appointment of Professor Ryan McClelland as Acting Dean, Faculty of Music (PDAD&C #42)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 10, 2016 Re: Appointment of Professor Ryan McClelland as Acting Dean, Faculty of Music (PDAD&C #42) I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ryan McClelland as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Music, from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. He will serve … Read More

Professor Deep Saini, Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga accepts position as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canberra, Australia (PDAD&C #41)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 8, 2016 Re: Professor Deep Saini, Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga accepts position as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canberra, Australia (PDAD&C #41) We write to advise you that Professor Deep Saini has accepted the position of Vice-Chancellor (President) … Read More

Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the School of Continuing Studies (PDAD&C #40)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 10, 2016 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the School of Continuing Studies (PDAD&C #40) As announced on February 4, 2016, Marilynn Booth will end her appointment as Dean of the School of Continuing Studies on December 31, 2016. In keeping with Section 60 … Read More

Appointment of Gilbert Delgado as Chief, University Planning, Design & Construction

From: Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: March 9, 2016 Re: Appointment of Gilbert Delgado as Chief, University Planning, Design & Construction In January 2012, an organizational review of the Division of the Vice-President, University Operations, resulted in the creation of University Planning, Design & Construction (UPDC), an amalgamation of the former Real-Estate Operations with the … Read More