Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #99)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost
Date: May 4, 2017
Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #99)

As noted in PDAD&C #86 on April 6, 2017, Professor Mohini Sain will complete his term as Dean of the Faculty of Forestry on June 30, 2017. Professor Sain has informed me that he is not wishing to consider an extension to his term.

As announced on March 23, 2017 inĀ PDAD&C #78, a collegial process of consultation and exploration is underway regarding academic programs and research in forestry and related disciplines at U of T including the potential academic restructuring of the Faculty of Forestry.

In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President Gertler has appointed a Committee to recommend the appointment of a Dean of the Faculty of Forestry for a two year term. The composition of the Committee is as follows:

Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost

Teaching Staff of the Faculty:
John Caspersen, Associate Professor
Sean Thomas, Professor
Ning Yan, Professor

Annonciade Murat (MFC Student)
Rosanne Van Schie (PhD Student)

Dean of School of Graduate Studies:
Locke Rowe, Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Larry Alford, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries

Scholars outside the Faculty:
Cristina Amon, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Virginia Maclaren, Chair, Department of Geography & Planning, Faculty of Arts & Science
Robert Wright, Associate Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

The Advisory Committee will begin meeting this month and welcomes comments from interested persons. These may be sent to Archana Sridhar, Assistant Provost, by mail (Simcoe Hall Room 225) or by email to Nominations for the position of Dean can be submitted via the online form. All communications will be received in confidence and will be anonymized before consideration by the Advisory Committee.