Faculty + Librarians

Highlights of Federal Budget 2017 (PDAD&C #79)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: March 23, 2017 Re: Highlights of Federal Budget 2017 (PDAD&C #79) Wednesday’s federal budget offered modest new funding in the face of global economic uncertainties, but its focus on skills development and innovation indicates that the government recognizes the vital role of universities in improving Canadians’ quality … Read More

Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #78)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 23, 2017 Re: Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #78) The Policy and Procedures for Faculty and Librarians on Academic Restructuring (“Policy”) supports collegial processes for academic planning and consultation on various matters that affect faculty and librarians. Paragraph 5 of … Read More

Now Available – Updated Graduate Funding Information (PDAD&C #77)

From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: March 22, 2017 Re: Now Available – Updated Graduate Funding Information (PDAD&C #77) In a continued effort to promote transparency about graduate funding at the University of Toronto, the School of Graduate Studies has made two important updates to our … Read More

Call for Input – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #76)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: March 22, 2017 Re: Call for Input – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #76) The University of Toronto is committed to supporting excellence in research and innovation across our three campuses and with our community partners. I am inviting members of the U of T community to contribute … Read More

Now Available – New Joint Educational Placement Doctoral Program Resources (PDAD&C #74)

From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: March 15, 2017 Re: Now Available – Joint Educational Placement Doctoral Program Resources (PDAD&C #74) The School of Graduate Studies has launched new online resources designed to raise awareness and provide clarity about the University’s Joint Educational Placement (JEP) Program. A … Read More

Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #71)

From: Christopher Lang, Director, Office of Appeals, Discipline, and Faculty Grievances Date: March 9, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #71) On June 23, 2016, the Governing Council of the University of Toronto approved a new Policy on Open, Accessible, and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations. The Policy is … Read More

Appointment of Professor Adalsteinn Brown as Interim Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #69)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 9, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Adalsteinn Brown as Interim Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #69) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved of the appointment of Professor Adalsteinn Brown as Interim Dean of the … Read More

Toronto Public Health Mumps Alert (PDAD&C #72)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: March 8, 2017 Re: Toronto Public Health Mumps Alert (PDAD&C #72) There have been outbreaks of mumps in Toronto over the last couple of weeks in the entertainment district and lately in the Toronto District School Board. Public Health have been monitoring the situation closely and informing individuals who … Read More

Consultations of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence (PDAD&C #70)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 6, 2017 Re: Consultations of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence (PDAD&C #70) As part of the University’s continuing Action Plan on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence, in May 2016, I struck an Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence. … Read More

Call for Nominations – Principal, New College (PDAD&C #68)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 2, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Principal, New College (PDAD&C #68) As announced in PDAD&C #7, Professor Yves Roberge will end his second term as Principal of New College on June 30, 2017. The Advisory Committee, charged with recommending the appointment of a new Principal, welcomes comments … Read More