Merit (PTR and 5% Merit Award) Process for 2016-17 (PDAD&C #108)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: June 1, 2017 Re: Merit (PTR and 5% Merit Award) Process for 2016-17 (PDAD&C #108) I am writing further to PDAD&C #82 to provide an update on the Merit (PTR/5% Merit) process for faculty and librarians for the 2016-17 academic year. We have not yet reached agreement … Read More

2017 Recipients of the President’s Teaching Award (PDAD&C #107)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2017 Re: 2017 Recipients of the President’s Teaching Award (PDAD&C #107) I am delighted to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of the 2017 President’s Teaching Award recipients. The President’s Teaching Award (PTA) recognizes excellence and innovation in teaching, research on pedagogy, and the … Read More

Announcing the Appointment of the 2017 University Professors (PDAD&C #106)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2017 Re: Announcing the Appointment of the 2017 University Professors  (PDAD&C #106) I am pleased to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of four University Professors for 2017. The University of Toronto owes much of its reputation to the excellence of its professoriate. I … Read More

Update on Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation – Important Changes Effective July 1, 2017 (PDAD&C #105)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 25, 2017 Re: Update on Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation – Important Changes Effective July 1, 2017 (PDAD&C #105) The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. It was the subject of a memo issued on June 26, 2014 (PDAD&C #77, 2013-14). Some important changes are … Read More

Humanities at the University of Toronto

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Donald Ainslie, Principal, University College and Provostial Advisor on Humanities Undergraduate Education Date: May 25, 2017 Re: Humanities at the University of Toronto This weekend, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is kicking off in Toronto. In preparation for this annual event, the University has been sharing … Read More

Holiday Schedule 2017-18 and 2018-19 (PDAD&C #104)

From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 24, 2017 Re: Holiday Schedule 2017-18 and 2018-19 (PDAD&C #104) In planning the University’s holiday schedule, we make every effort to provide a two-week closure in December, knowing how all of us appreciate the opportunity to have two full weeks. … Read More

Call for Proposals – 2017 eCampusOntario

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: May 24, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – 2017 eCampusOntario eCampusOntario has announced its 2017 Call for Proposals, inviting the submission of projects in following areas: Open Textbooks Initiative to support the creation, adoption, or adaptation of eTexts and open educational resources in specific contexts and discipline areas; Digital … Read More

Second Term for President Meric Gertler (PDAD&C #103)

From: Shirley Hoy, Chair of the Governing Council Date: May 18, 2017 Re: Second Term for President Meric Gertler (PDAD&C #103) I am very pleased to announce that, at its meeting this afternoon, the Governing Council approved the appointment of Professor Meric Gertler for a second five-year term as President of the University of Toronto … Read More

Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #102)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 12, 2017 Re: Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #102) In late March, I announced a collegial, inclusive, and deliberative process of exploration and consultation about the Faculty of Forestry under paragraph 5 of the Policy and Procedures for Faculty and … Read More

Call for Proposals – Supporting Global Research Alliances Among Graduate Institutions (PDAD&C #101)

From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Edward Sargent, Vice-President, International Date: May 11, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Supporting Global Research Alliances Among Graduate Institutions (PDAD&C #101) The School of Graduate Studies and the Office of the Vice-President, International invite proposals to participate in a new initiative … Read More