Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #57)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 31, 2017 Re: Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #57) I regret to announce that Professor Howard Hu, Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH), has decided not to seek reappointment for a second term as Dean. A search committee … Read More

Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2017-18 (PDAD&C #56)

From: Sally Garner, Executive Director, Planning & Budget Date: January 26, 2017 Re: Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2017-18 (PDAD&C #56) Employer benefit costs are currently charged to divisions at a standard benefit rate of 24.75% of compensation for appointed staff and 10.00% of compensation for non-appointed staff. Effective May 1, 2017, the standard benefit … Read More

Reappointment of Professor Cristina Amon as Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering (PDAD&C #55)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 26, 2017 Re: Reappointment of Professor Cristina Amon as Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering (PDAD&C #55) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved of the appointment of Professor Cristina Amon for a third term as Dean of the … Read More

Now Available – New Resources for International Graduate Students (PDAD&C #54)

From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: January 24, 2017 Re: Now Available – New Resources for International Graduate Students (PDAD&C #54) The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the launch of two resources developed to support international students before and after their transition to … Read More

2016-17 Immigration Considerations for International Visitors & Faculty (PDAD&C #53)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: January 19, 2017 Re: 2016-17 Immigration Considerations for International Visitors & Faculty (PDAD&C #53) At this time of year, when you are planning for faculty hiring and summer visitors and trainees, please remember that it is important to issue the appropriate invitation to international visitors, even those who … Read More

Call for Nominations – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Awards 2017

From: Professor Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: January 18, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards 2017 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has released its call for nominations for the 2017 Impact Awards. I encourage you to share this information widely and consider … Read More

Revised Broader Public Sector Expenses Directive – Per Diems (PDAD&C #52)

From: Pierre Piché, Controller and Director of Financial Services Date: January 17, 2017 Re: Revised Broader Public Sector Expenses Directive – Per Diems (PDAD&C #52) The Government of Ontario has recently revised the Broader Public Sector Expenses Directive issued under the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010. The directive was revised to align with recent changes … Read More

Now Available – The Final Report of the Steering Committee for the U of T Response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada (PDAD&C #51)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 13, 2017 Re: Now Available – The Final Report of the Steering Committee for the U of T Response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada (PDAD&C #51) We are pleased to announce that this afternoon, the Steering Committee for the U of T Response … Read More

2017 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) (PDAD&C #50)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: January 12, 2017 Re: 2017 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) (PDAD&C #50) In the coming weeks, the University of Toronto, along with all Ontario universities and Canadian peer institutions, will participate in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). We are … Read More

Now Available – Additional Programming for Faculty Members (PDAD&C #49)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: January 11, 2017 Re: Now Available – Additional Programming for Faculty Members (PDAD&C #49) Additional programming for faculty in continuing positions at various stages in their careers is now available for registration. Please inform all tenure-stream and teaching-stream faculty about these sessions: Preparing for Your Interim & … Read More