Call for Nominations – Presidential and Provostial Advisory Group on Alternative Funding Sources (PDAD&C #36)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: November 23, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Presidential and Provostial Advisory Group on Alternative Funding Sources (PDAD&C #36) Ontario universities are facing increasing financial pressure, with a declining portion of operating revenues coming from provincial operating grants and constrained tuition and enrolment frameworks. The University of Toronto … Read More

International Rankings Explained

U of T is often in the news because of its international rankings, but how are the rankings produced and how does U of T compare? Rankings should be considered as only one measure of our excellence; they do not tell the full story of the university’s success. Rankings use a common set of data … Read More

Reminder – AODA Training & Web Accessibility (PDAD&C #35)

From: Ben Poynton, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Officer Date: November 21, 2017 Re: Reminder – AODA Training & Web Accessibility (PDAD&C #35) In the spring of this year, the University launched a new online training module as per the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The training has … Read More

Extension of Professor Amrita Danière’s Appointment as Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #34)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Ulli Krull, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga Date: November 21, 2017 Re: Extension of Professor Amrita Danière’s Appointment as Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #34) We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the extension of Professor … Read More

Call for Nominations – Chancellor of the University of Toronto (PDAD&C #33)

From: Geeta Yadav, Chair, College of Electors Date: November 17, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Chancellor of the University of Toronto (PDAD&C #33) I am writing to seek your assistance in the process of nominating candidates for the position of Chancellor of the University of Toronto for a three-year term, ideally commencing July 1, … Read More

Graduate Supervision Resources and Supports for Students (PDAD&C #32)

From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: November 17, 2017 Re: Graduate Supervision Resources and Supports for Students (PDAD&C #32) In recognition of the defining role that supervision has in the academic lives and future careers of our graduate students, the School of Graduate Studies has partnered with the … Read More

Graduate Student Funding – Factsheet

The University of Toronto competes for the best graduate students from around the world. Our funding packages and support programs are designed to (a) attract and retain the most qualified candidates to our programs; and (b) help prepare graduate students for successful careers in their fields of choice. This factsheet outlines graduate student funding at … Read More

Announcing the President’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C #31)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: November 8, 2017 Re: Announcing the President’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C #31) On December 12, 2014, the Governing Council approved the appointment of Professor Bruce Kidd as Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University … Read More

Reminder – Procedure for Cancellation of Classes and/or University Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions (PDAD&C #30)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: November 3, 2017 Re: Reminder – Procedure for Cancellation of Classes and/or University Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions (PDAD&C #30) The procedure for the cancellation of classes and/or University closure due to adverse weather conditions can be found online. Notices and updates … Read More