Reminder – Fiscal Year-End Closing on April 30, 2018 (PDAD&C #62)

From: Pierre Piché, Controller and Director of Financial Services Date: February 15, 2018 Re: Reminder – Fiscal Year-End Closing on April 30, 2018 (PDAD&C #62) As we approach the end of the 2018 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that all financial activity is accurately recorded in your accounts prior to closing. In order … Read More

Tentative Agreement reached between University of Toronto and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 (PDAD&C #61)

From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Tentative Agreement reached between University of Toronto and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 (PDAD&C #61) We are pleased to advise that the University and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 reached a tentative agreement last night with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator. The … Read More

Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey – February & March 2018 (PDAD&C #60)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey – February & March 2018 (PDAD&C #60) In Ontario, Bill 132 contained specific requirements for institutional data collection and reporting on sexual violence. The University of Toronto, along with the Council of Ontario Universities, continues to be supportive of … Read More

Appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr as Vice-Dean, Programs and Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #59)

From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education, and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr as Vice-Dean, Programs and Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #59) I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr in the new role of Vice-Dean, Programs and … Read More

Launch of the New Institutional Strategic Research Plan (2018-2023) (PDAD&C #55)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: January 31, 2018 Re: Launch of the New Institutional Strategic Research Plan (2018-2023) (PDAD&C #55) I am writing to share the University’s new Institutional Strategic Research Plan 2018-2023 (ISRP) with you. Thank you for your engagement throughout the consultation process this past year. The Research Advisory Board, … Read More

Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2018-19 (PDAD&C #58)

From: Trevor Rodgers, Executive Director, Planning & Budget Date: February 7, 2018 Re: Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2018-19 (PDAD&C #58) Employer benefit costs are currently charged to divisions at a standard benefit rate of 24.00% of compensation for appointed staff and 10.00% of compensation for non-appointed staff. Effective May 1, 2018, these rates will remain … Read More

Announcing the Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #57)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: February 1, 2018 Re: Announcing the Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #57) The University of Toronto community responded with enthusiasm to our recent Call for Nominations – Asbestos Review Panel. The Panel’s mandate is to examine and … Read More

Now Available – PhD Employment Outcomes Data (PDAD&C #56)

From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education, and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: February 1, 2018 Re: Now Available – PhD Employment Outcomes Data (PDAD&C #56) I am excited to announce that the School of Graduate Studies has released the results of the 10,000 PhDs Project on our website in the form of a … Read More