Appointment of Janelle Joseph as Director, Academic Success Centre and Assistant Director, Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #10)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Heather Kelly, Senior Director, Student Success Date: August 30, 2017 Re: Appointment of Janelle Joseph as Director, Academic Success Centre and Assistant Director, Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #10) We are delighted to share that Janelle Joseph has been appointed Director, Academic Success Centre (0.5 FTE) effective September 1, 2017. She … Read More

Now Available – Graduate Supervision Guidelines for Faculty (PDAD&C #9)

From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: August 23, 2017 Re: Now Available – Graduate Supervision Guidelines for Faculty (PDAD&C #9) In an ongoing effort to promote excellence in graduate supervision, the School of Graduate Studies is pleased to release the faculty edition of the updated Graduate … Read More

Advocacy Update on the Fundamental Science Review Report (PDAD&C #8)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: August 13, 2017 Re: Advocacy Update on the Fundamental Science Review Report (PDAD&C #8) The University is asking the Government of Canada to focus on increasing funding for fundamental science in its upcoming budget. While Science Minister Kirsty Duncan’s recent short video response to addressing better coordination … Read More

Appointment of Isabelle Kim as Director, Centre for Community Partnerships (PDAD&C #7)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education David Newman, Senior Director, Student Experience Date: August 22, 2017 Re: Appointment of Isabelle Kim as Director, Centre for Community Partnerships (PDAD&C #7) We are delighted to share that, following a thorough search process guided by a tri-campus representative Advisory Committee for the … Read More

2017 New Faculty and Librarian Orientation (PDAD&C #5)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: August 10, 2017 Re: 2017 New Faculty and Librarian Orientation (PDAD&C #5) Deans, Chairs, Directors and Librarians are asked to encourage new colleagues in your divisions to attend the New Faculty and Librarian Orientation at the end of August. This event is designed to introduce new … Read More

Now Available – PDAD&C Information and Meeting Dates for 2017-18 (PDAD&C #6)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: August 10, 2017 Re: Now Available – PDAD&C Information and Meeting Dates for 2017-18 (PDAD&C #6) Please save this message for future reference and share with your administrative staff responsible for scheduling. Welcome to all new and returning Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs. All Academic Administrators who … Read More

2017 Tune Into Teaching Series

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: August 10, 2017 Re: 2017 Tune Into Teaching Series Tune Into Teaching is a series of teaching-focused sessions for all instructors that is hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) from August 30 to September 1, 2017. Deans, Chairs, and Directors are kindly … Read More