Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of OISE (PDAD&C #17)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost
Date: November 12, 2015
Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of OISE (PDAD&C #17)

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 Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. The composition of the Committee is as follows:

Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost

Teaching Staff of the Faculty:
Abigail Bakan, Professor and Chair, Department of Social Justice Education
Suzanne Stewart, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development; Special Advisor to the Dean on Aboriginal Education
Elizabeth Wheelahan, Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
Earl Woodruff, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development
David Montemurro, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream and Associate Chair, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Cindy R. Sinclair (PhD Student)
Sara Akbari (MT 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:
Gretchen Kerr, Professor and Acting Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE)
Brian Hodges, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Vice-President Education at the University Health Network

Administrative Staff of the Faculty:
Helen Huang, Chief Administrative Officer

Following a formal Request for Proposals and a rigorous selection process, we have engaged the search firm Odgers Berndtson to assist the Advisory Committee in its work. The Advisory Committee welcomes comments and nominations from interested persons. These may be sent to the attention of Gerri Woodford at, or Archana Sridhar, Assistant Provost, by mail (Simcoe Hall Room 225) or by email to Communications will be received in confidence and will be anonymized before consideration by the Advisory Committee.