Chairs + Graduate Chairs + Academic Directors

Presidential Review (PDAD&C #64)

From: Shirley Hoy, Chair of the Governing Council Date: February 17, 2017 Re: Presidential Review (PDAD&C #64) Requirement for a Review President Gertler will complete his term as President of the University of Toronto on June 30, 2018. In approving his appointment in 2013, the Governing Council also provided for a further appointment up to … Read More

Launch of Consultation Process – Proposed U of T School of Cities (PDAD&C #63)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: February 16, 2017 Re: Launch of Consultation Process – Proposed U of T School of Cities (PDAD&C #63) I am pleased to announce that we are launching a consultation process to create a School of Cities at the University of Toronto and that the Faculty of Arts & … Read More

Humility, Responsibility, Opportunity: In Response to the Report of the University of Toronto’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Steering Committee (PDAD&C #62)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: February 16, 2017 Re: Humility, Responsibility, Opportunity: In Response to the Report of the University of Toronto’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Steering Committee (PDAD&C #62) Context As we embark upon the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we must prioritize the work that needs to be done … Read More

Update on CUPE 3902 Unit 5 (Postdocs) Negotiations (PDAD&C #61)

From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: February 16, 2017 Re: Update on CUPE 3902 Unit 5 (Postdocs) Negotiations (PDAD&C #61) The University and CUPE Local 3902 Unit 5 have been in negotiations for a renewal collective agreement since November 2016. CUPE 3902 Unit 5 represents only those postdocs who are paid exclusively … Read More

C150 Steering Committee Updates – Event Calendar; Call for Proposals; Event Materials; Website Content

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Donald Ainslie, Principal, University College and Chair, Sesquicentennial Steering Committee Date: February 15, 2017 Re: C150 Steering Committee Updates – Event Calendar; Call for Proposals; Event Materials; Website Content Now that Canada’s sesquicentennial year is upon us, the University is joining in celebrations of this important milestone. But it … Read More

Call for Nominations – Interim Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #60)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: February 3, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Interim Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #60) As noted in PDAD&C #57, Professor Howard Hu will complete his term as Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto on June 30, 2017. … Read More

US Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #59)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: February 3, 2017 Re: US Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #59) This has undoubtedly been a very difficult week for our university community. As expressed by President Gertler in his statement on the shooting in Québec City, our heartfelt condolences go out to the … Read More

Announcing the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #58)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: February 1, 2017 Re: Announcing the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #58) The University of Toronto community responded with enthusiasm to our recent Call for Nominations – Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability. The creation of this Committee was one of the key recommendations in the … Read More

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