Update on International Priorities and Activities (PDAD&C #21)

From: Edward Sargent, Vice-President, International Date: September 29, 2016 Re: Update on International Priorities and Activities (PDAD&C #21) In summer 2016, I consulted with academic leaders from across all three campuses, including the leadership of several Academic Divisions, on international priorities for the University. Together, we identified three initial shared priorities: The recruitment of international students … Read More

CTSI’s Faculty Mentoring for Teaching Research Report and Pilot Program (PDAD&C #20)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 28, 2016 Re: CTSI’s Faculty Mentoring for Teaching Research Report and Pilot Program (PDAD&C #20) The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) at the University of Toronto undertook a research study to examine faculty mentoring for teaching. The report includes an extensive literature review … Read More

2016-17 Programming for Faculty Members (PDAD&C #19)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 15, 2016 Re: 2016-17 Programming for Faculty Members (PDAD&C #19) Each year the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life offers a number of programs geared toward faculty in continuing positions at various stages in their careers. Please inform all tenure-stream and teaching-stream faculty about … Read More

Student Accommodations for National Day of Action – November 2, 2016 (PDAD&C #18)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 16, 2016 Re: Student Accommodations for National Day of Action – November 2, 2016 (PDAD&C #18) Please distribute to all Instructors The Office of the Vice-President & Provost is in receipt of a request that the University provide academic accommodation to those students who wish to participate … Read More

2016-17 Programming for Academic Administrators (PDAD&C #17)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 15, 2016 Re: 2016-17 Programming for Academic Administrators (PDAD&C #17) We are pleased to provide the details of our 2016-17 programming intended for Academic Administrators appointed under the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators. You and your colleagues are invited to register for sessions that will cover a … Read More

Statement on Faculty Member Remuneration from Sponsored Research Projects (PDAD&C #16)

From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 15, 2016 Re: Statement on Faculty Member Remuneration from Sponsored Research Projects (PDAD&C #16) The goal of the Statement on Faculty Member Remuneration from Sponsored Research Projects is to provide clarity regarding the proper … Read More

Now Available – Searching for Excellence & Diversity: Recruiting, Evaluating, and Successfully Hiring Faculty and Leaders (PDAD&C #15)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 15, 2016 Re: Now Available – Searching for Excellence & Diversity: Recruiting, Evaluating, and Successfully Hiring Faculty and Leaders (PDAD&C #15) As part of the initiative to support faculty diversity, the Office of the Vice-President & Provost invited The Women in Science & Engineering Leadership … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President, University Operations (PDAD&C #14)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: September 15, 2016 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President, University Operations (PDAD&C #14) On December 31, 2016 Professor Scott Mabury will complete his first term as Vice-President, University Operations, a position that he has held concurrently with his position of Vice-Provost, Academic Operations. Professor … Read More

Update on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Peer Review Recruitment and Final Peer Review Working Group

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: September 14, 2016 Re: Update on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Peer Review Recruitment and Final Peer Review Working Group With the recent announcement of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2016 Project and Foundation grant competitions and CIHR’s current focus on strengthening its peer … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #13)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 9, 2016 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #13) On June 23, 2016 the Governing Council approved the appointment of Professor Ulrich Krull as the Interim Vice-President, University of Toronto and … Read More