• Reminder of Procedure for Cancellation of Classes and/or University Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions (PDAD&C #29)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostKelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & EquityDate: November 26, 2020Re:  Reminder of Procedure for Cancellation of Classes and/or University Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions (PDAD&C #29) As the winter season approaches, we wish to remind you of the procedures for the cancellation of on-campus classes and/or University closure due to […]

  • New Provincial and Local Measures to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 (PDAD&C #28)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost  Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date:  November 21, 2020  Re: New Provincial and Local Measures to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 (PDAD&C #28)  Dear Colleagues,   We are writing to provide additional details related to yesterday’s provincial announcement that Toronto and Peel Region will enter the Grey Zone (Lockdown) effective 12:01AM Monday, November 23, 2020 for a minimum of 28 days, under the provincial COVID-19 Response Framework in […]

  • Appointment of Professor Leah E. Cowen as Associate Vice-President, Research (PDAD&C #27)

    From: Ted Sargent, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic InitiativesDate: November 20, 2020Re: Appointment of Professor Leah E. Cowen as Associate Vice-President, Research (PDAD&C #27) I am pleased to announce that the Senior Appointments Committee of Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Leah E. Cowen as Associate Vice-President, Research for a four-year term, […]

  • Final Steering Committee Composition – Mental Health for Students and Youth Research Initiative (PDAD&C #25)

    From: Christine Allen, Associate Vice-President & Vice-Provost, Strategic InitiativesDate: November 19, 2020Re: Final Steering Committee Composition – Mental Health for Students and Youth Research Initiative (PDAD&C #25) In January 2020 the University of Toronto’s (U of T’s) Presidential & Provostial Task Force on Student Mental Health released its final report. The administrative response to this […]

  • Appointment of Professor Salvatore Spadafora as Special Advisor to the President and Provost on COVID-19

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: November 19, 2020Re: Appointment of Professor Salvatore Spadafora as Special Advisor to the President and Provost on COVID-19 I am writing to let you know that Professor Sal Spadafora has been appointed Special Advisor to the President and Provost on COVID-19, in light of Professor Vivek Goel’s appointment as […]

  • Modification to the Tenure Committee Meeting Protocols until February 28, 2021 (PDAD&C #24)

    From: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic LifeDate: November 19, 2020Re: Modification to the Tenure Committee Meeting Protocols until February 28, 2021 (PDAD&C #24) In light of the increased public health concerns associated with the pandemic, the University and UTFA have agreed to a change in the tenure process to affect all Tenure Committees meeting […]

  • Call for Submissions — Indigenous Initiatives Annual Progress Report (PDAD&C #26)

    From: Shannon Simpson, Director of Indigenous Initiatives.Date: November 19, 2020Re: Call for Submissions — Indigenous Initiatives Annual Progress Report (PDAD&C #26) The Office of Indigenous Initiatives is seeking to collect data for inclusion for the next Indigenous Initiatives Annual Progress Report. This particular report will be a dual edition, featuring years 2019 – 2020, and […]

  • U of T Student Equity Census (PDAD&C #23)

    From: Micah Stickel, Acting Vice-Provost, StudentsDate: November 13, 2020Re: U of T Student Equity Census (PDAD&C #23) We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of the U of T Student Equity Census – a voluntary demographic data collection initiative for all U of T students.   The U of T Student Equity Census, which consists of seven questions on […]

  • Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Congratulations and Program Renewal until 2023 (PDAD&C #22)

    From: Joshua Barker, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & EducationDate: November 12, 2020Re: Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Congratulations and Program Renewal until 2023 (PDAD&C #22) Congratulations to the Cycle 3 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows! I am delighted to share the names of the recipients from the third cycle of the University of Toronto Provost’s […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #21)

    From: Alexandra Gillespie, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto MississaugaCheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: November 3, 2020Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #21) On June 30, 2021, Professor Amrita Daniere will complete her term as Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga. Professor Daniere has […]