Highlights of the 2017 Ontario Budget (PDAD&C #97)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: April 28, 2017 Re: Highlights of the 2017 Ontario Budget (PDAD&C #97) The 2017 Ontario budget returns the province to budgetary balance for the first time since 2008-09. With the deficit eliminated, the government has some fiscal room to invest in priorities such as health care, education, … Read More

Now Available – Required AODA Online Training Module for Faculty and Librarians (PDAD&C #96)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: April 27, 2017 Re: Now Available – Required AODA Online Training Module for Faculty and Librarians (PDAD&C #96) As announced in PDAD&C #85, the University is launching a new online training module as per the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The … Read More

Announcement of Sally Garner as Senior Strategist, Operational Initiatives (PDAD&C #95)

From: Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: April 28, 2017 Re: Announcement of Sally Garner as Senior Strategist, Operational Initiatives (PDAD&C #95) We are writing to announce that Sally Garner will be stepping down from her role as Executive Director, Planning & Budget, effective June 30, 2017 and moving to … Read More

Alumni Impact Survey (PDAD&C #94)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: April 21, 2017 Re: Alumni Impact Survey (PDAD&C #94) I am pleased to inform you that the University of Toronto Alumni Impact Survey (AIS) launched on April 19 and will run until June 19, 2017. The survey will be used to build an evidence-based understanding of University of … Read More

Appointment of Professor Randall Hansen as Interim Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs (PDAD&C #93)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost David Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Date: April 19, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Randall Hansen as Interim Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs (PDAD&C #93) We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Randall … Read More

Lucy Fromowitz, Assistant Vice-President, Student Life accepts position as Vice-Provost Students at York University

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: April 18, 2017 Re: Lucy Fromowitz, Assistant Vice-President, Student Life accepts position as Vice-Provost Students at York University I write to announce to members of the University of Toronto community an exciting opportunity that Ms. Lucy Fromowitz has accepted to serve as Vice-Provost Students at York University beginning July … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee and Dean, School of Graduate Studies / Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education (PDAD&C #92)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: April 13, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee and Dean, School of Graduate Studies / Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education (PDAD&C #92) Professor Locke Rowe is coming to the end of his planned three-year term as Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) and Vice-Provost, … Read More

Upcoming UTmail+ Email Outage for Students & Alumni: April 28 to May 1, 2017

From: Marden Paul, Director, Planning, Governance, Assessment, and Communications Date: April 12, 2017 Re: Upcoming UTmail+ Email Outage for Students & Alumni: April 28 to May 1, 2017 With the Office365 email agreement in place, the University is now planning for the migration of student and alumni email accounts from the US to Canadian data … Read More

Resources on Electronic Devices and the Appropriate Use of Technology (PDAD&C #91)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations and Vice-Provost, Academic Operations Date: April 12, 2017 Re: Resources on Electronic Devices and the Appropriate Use of Technology (PDAD& #91) Our offices have experienced an increase in the number of inquiries from faculty and staff regarding security of electronic devices and data, particularly … Read More

Appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director, Indigenous Initiatives (PDAD&C #90)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: April 13, 2017 Re: Appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director, Indigenous Initiatives (PDAD&C #90) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director of Indigenous Initiatives, effective April 17, 2017. In response to the report of the University … Read More