President Gertler on the Importance of Investing in Science (PDAD&C #15)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: September 15, 2017 Re: President Gertler on the Importance of Investing in Science (PDAD&C #15) In a meeting with the Toronto Star’s Editorial Board, President Gertler took advantage of the celebration of U of T’s continued position as the top Canadian university in the most recent Times … Read More

Now Available – 2017 Programming for Academic Administrators (PDAD&C #14)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: September 14, 2017 Re: Now Available – 2017 Programming for Academic Administrators (PDAD&C #14) Academic Administrators (including Chairs, EDU Directors, Vice-Deans, and Associate Deans) are encouraged to register online for any of the programs below or to view additional programming offered throughout the year. Recruitment & Immigration … Read More

Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances (PDAD&C #13)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: September 8, 2017 Re: Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances (PDAD&C #13) I am writing to remind you of the University’s commitment and Policy concerning accommodation for religious observances and ask that you forward this information to instructors in your department. Specific information regarding accommodation for religious observances, including … Read More

Career Ready Fund for Experiential Learning Opportunities (PDAD&C #12)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 8, 2017 Re: Career Ready Fund for Experiential Learning Opportunities (PDAD&C #12) The Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD) has announced the establishment of a new fund, the Career Ready Fund (CRF), to support experiential learning opportunities at Ontario’s universities and colleges. Building on the … Read More

Call for Nominations – Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #11)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: September 7, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #11) Asbestos is a commonly found building material that is present in many University of Toronto buildings, as it was routinely used in … Read More