Announcing the Appointment of the 2018 University Professors (PDAD&C #102)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost
Date: June 1, 2018
Re: Announcing the Appointment of the 2018 University Professors (PDAD&C #102)

I am pleased to announce that the Academic Board has approved the appointment of five University Professors for 2018. The University of Toronto owes much of its reputation for excellence to its world-class professors, and I am delighted to have the opportunity to formally acknowledge the outstanding achievements of some of our finest faculty members. The title “University Professor” is the University’s highest and most distinguished academic rank. The newest members of this exceptional group are as follows:

Professor Shana Kelley

University Professor Shana Kelley

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy




Professor John Kloppenborg

University Professor John Kloppenborg

Department for the Study of Religion, Faculty of Arts & Science




Professor Tania Li

University Professor Tania Li

Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts & Science




Professor Stephen Scherer

University Professor Stephen Scherer

Department of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine




Professor Douglas Stephan

University Professor Douglas Stephan

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts & Science




The biographies of the University Professors are available online.

I would like to thank the members of the Selection Committee for all their work in reviewing the candidate packages, and all of the nominators who prepared dossiers for submission. I would also like to thank the University of Toronto Libraries for their thoughtful support in this process.