• Call for Nominations – SSHRC Impact Awards 2022 (PDAD&C #72)

    From:  Leah Cowen, Associate Vice-President, ResearchDate: May 14, 2021Re: Call for Nominations – SSHRC Impact Awards 2022 (PDAD&C #72) I am pleased to invite internal nominations for the 2022 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Awards, which recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their research achievements, research training, knowledge mobilization, and outreach activities funded partially […]

  • Call for Nominations for Staff Seat – Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #71)

    From: Meric Gertler, PresidentDate: May 13, 2021Re: Call for Nominations for Staff Seat– Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #71) Background The President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (CECCS) was created in 2017, with the goals of making sustainability a key component of the University of Toronto identity, […]

  • Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Dentistry (PDAD&C #70)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: May 13, 2021Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Dentistry (PDAD&C #70) On June 30, 2022, Professor Daniel Haas will complete his term as Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. Professor Haas is completing his second five-year decanal term and is not eligible for reappointment. […]

  • Update on Merit (PTR/5%) Process for the 2020-21 Academic Year (PDAD&C #69)

    From: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic LifeDate: May 13, 2021Re: Update on Merit (PTR/5%) Process for the 2020-21 Academic Year (PDAD&C #69) As I advised previously in PDAD&C #41 in January 2021, the University and UTFA were able to reach agreement for the payment of July 1, 2020 PTR prior to having reached a […]

  • Appointment of Professor Susan Christoffersen as Dean, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management (PDAD&C #67)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: May 11, 2021Re: Appointment of Professor Susan Christoffersen as Dean, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management (PDAD&C #67) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Susan Christoffersen as Dean of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management for […]

  • Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #68)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: May 10, 2021Re:  Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #68) As noted in PDAD&C #66 (2020-21), the President and I have been in discussions with regards to next steps for the search process for the Dean of the Faculty of Information. We have elected to […]

  • Update on the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #66)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: May 6, 2021Re:  Update on the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #66) As noted in PDAD&C #9 (2020-21), Professor Wendy Duff will complete her term as Dean of the Faculty of Information on June 30, 2021. Professor Duff has been serving as Dean […]

  • University of Toronto Renews Elsevier Contract

    From: Larry Alford, Chief Librarian  Date:   April 29, 2020Re:  University of Toronto Renews Elsevier Contract  The University of Toronto (U of T) has renewed their contract with Elsevier for 2021-2023 through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). Driven by a bold negotiation strategy, this deal significantly reduces costs for U of T and participating institutions across Canada, supports U of  T authors publishing their research open access, and ensures transparency of the agreement.   Through this agreement, […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the School of Continuing Studies (PDAD&C #65)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: April 23, 2021Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the School of Continuing Studies (PDAD&C #65) In keeping with the process laid out in Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President Gertler has appointed a committee to advise on the appointment of a new […]

  • Updates to the Guide to Financial Management re: Dependent Care Expenses

    From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty and Academic Life Date: April 22, 2021Re: Updates to the Guide to Financial Management re: Dependent Care Expenses We want to draw your attention to some updates and changes that have been made to the Guide to Financial Management in respect of expense […]