President + Vice-Presidents + Vice-Provosts

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

Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2017 to be Distributed in April 2017 (PDAD&C #72)

From: Sheila Brown, Chief Financial Officer Date: March 15, 2017 Re: Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2017 to be Distributed in April 2017 (PDAD&C #72) The endowment payout rate for 2017 will be $7.86 per unit, an increase of 2% from last year’s payout rate. This payout represents 3.88% of the opening market value of … 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

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

Results of the 2017 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #65)

From: Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning Officer, Office of the Governing Council Date: February 24, 2017 Re: Results of the 2017 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #65) Governing Council Elections It is with pleasure that I provide below the list of successful candidates who will serve on the Governing Council in 2017-2018: Students: Graduate … Read More

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