Announcing the Convocation Advisory Review Committee (PDAD&C #76)

From: Claire Kennedy, Chair of the Governing Council Meric Gertler, President Date: March 29, 2018 Re: Announcing the Convocation Advisory Review Committee (PDAD&C #76) Convocation remains one of the largest, most important and inclusive celebratory events held at the University of Toronto involving all academic divisions and a number of administrative offices. The reach of … Read More

Announcing the Tri-Campus Review: “One University, Three Campuses” (PDAD&C #75)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost Date: March 29, 2018 Re: Announcing the Tri-Campus Review: “One University, Three Campuses” (PDAD&C #75) The University of Toronto has a unique tri-campus structure, bound together by a shared identity and a set of genuinely tri- or bi- campus graduate programs and departments. It is the product … Read More

Highlights of the 2018-19 Ontario Budget (PDAD&C #77)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: March 29, 2018 Re: Highlights of the 2018-19 Ontario Budget (PDAD&C #77) Ontario Budget Continues Approach to OSAP Focused Funding Yesterday, the Ontario government tabled its budget for 2018-19.  The budget marks a return to deficit financing with a $6.7M gap between revenue and expenses, and an … Read More

Reappointment of Professor Lorraine Ferris as Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance (PDAD&C #74)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: March 28, 2018 Re: Reappointment of Professor Lorraine Ferris as Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance (PDAD&C #74) I am delighted to announce that the Governing Council has approved the reappointment of Professor Lorraine Ferris as Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance for a five year term, … Read More

Call for Nominations – NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships 2018

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: March 27, 2018 Re: Call for Nominations – NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships 2018 The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has released its call for nominations for the 2018 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships. I encourage you to share this information widely and consider preparing nominations of … Read More

Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #73)

From: Christopher Lang, Director, Office of Appeals, Discipline, and Faculty Grievances Date: March 23, 2018 Re: Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #73) On June 23, 2016, the Governing Council of the University of Toronto approved the Policy on Open, Accessible, and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations. The Policy was the … Read More

Call for Proposals – Business Intelligence Data Dragons Competition

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Trevor Rodgers, Executive Director, Planning & Budget Date: March 21, 2018 Re: Call for Proposals – Business Intelligence Data Dragons Competition The Business Intelligence Leadership Committee is seeking outstanding data scientists and analysts from the University of Toronto community to submit their ideas for the Business Intelligence … Read More

Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2018 to be Distributed in April 2018 (PDAD&C #72)

From: Sheila Brown, Chief Financial Officer Date: March 21, 2018 Re: Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2018 to be Distributed in April 2018 (PDAD&C #72) The endowment payout rate for 2018 will be $8.02 per unit, an increase of 2% from last year’s payout rate. This payout represents 3.56% of the opening market value of … Read More

Now Available – U of T Policy Reports Collection on TSpace (PDAD&C #71)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: March 14, 2018 Re: Now Available – U of T Policy Reports Collection on TSpace (PDAD&C #71) I am pleased to let you know of a new TSpace Collection that we have developed in collaboration with the University of Toronto Libraries. The U of T Policy Reports Collection … Read More

Appointment of Acting Dean and Acting Vice-Dean, Students, at the School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #66)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 8, 2018 Re: Appointment of Acting Dean and Acting Vice-Dean, Students, at the School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #66) Professor Joshua Barker will be taking parental and administrative leave from April 16 to December 31, 2018. For the duration of this leave, I am pleased to announce … Read More