Update on United States Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #122)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: June 30, 2017 Re: Update on United States Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #122) On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the revised immigration Executive Order that was scheduled to take effect March 16, 2017 would … Read More

Appointment of Professor Joshua Barker as Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education (PDAD&C #121)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Joshua Barker as Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education (PDAD&C #121) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved of the appointment of Professor Joshua Barker as Dean of the … Read More

Appointment of Professor Robert Wright as Dean, Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #120)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Robert Wright as Dean, Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #120) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved of the appointment of Professor Robert M. Wright as Dean of the Faculty of Forestry for a two-year … Read More

Appointment of Professor Ulrich Krull as Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #119)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Ulrich Krull as Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #119) We are pleased to announce that the Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Ulrich (Ulli) Krull as Vice-President, University of Toronto and … Read More

Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #118)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #118) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved Professor Wendy Duff for a one-year extension as Dean of the Faculty of Information, from July 1, 2018 … Read More

Call for Proposals – Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 27, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund I am pleased to announce that proposals for the 2017 round of the Instructional Technology Innovation Fund (ITIF) are now being accepted. The 2017-18 application deadline is Friday, November 10. ITIF’s three-tiered system is intended to provide … Read More

Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #116)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: June 22, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #116) The focus of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF) program is to enrich the learning experience of undergraduate students in first-entry Divisions across the University by supporting projects that anticipate, leverage, … Read More

Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence Released (PDAD&C #117)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 22, 2017 Re: Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence Released (PDAD&C #117) After a year of diligent work and consultation, the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence has submitted to me its principles to guide sexual violence education … Read More

Revisions to the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (PDAD&C #115)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 21, 2017 Re: Revisions to the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (PDAD&C #115) On May 25, 2017, I shared updates concerning Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and important changes scheduled to come into effect on July 1, 2017. Since that date, in response to considerable pressure from various sources, the Federal government … Read More

Announcement of Trevor Rodgers as Executive Director, Planning & Budget (PDAD&C #114)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-Provost, Academic Operations Date: June 15, 2017 Re: Announcement of Trevor Rodgers as Executive Director, Planning & Budget (PDAD&C #114) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Rodgers to the role of Executive Director, Planning & Budget effective June 30, 2017. Trevor has worked in … Read More