2015 to 2016

$100 Million Opportunity to Solve 1 Big Problem

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation David Palmer, Vice-President, Advancement Date: June 16, 2016 Re: $100 Million Opportunity to Solve 1 Big Problem The MacArthur Foundation has launched a new competition – 100&Change – that will award one grant of $100M for a proposal designed to solve a critical problem affecting people, places, or … Read More

Federal Science and Innovation Reviews and Consultation

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: June 16, 2016 Re: Federal Science and Innovation Reviews and Consultation The 2016 Federal Budget included plans for a comprehensive review of all elements of federal support for fundamental science as well as the development of a new national Innovation Agenda. This week, the Minister of Science … Read More

Thank You to the Community (PDAD&C #71)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: June 13, 2016 Re: Thank you to the community (PDAD&C #71) On behalf of the University, I want to thank all members of the community – students, faculty, staff and friends – who responded calmly and quickly to the event on our St. George campus this past Monday. I also … Read More

Statement on the Events in Orlando (PDAD&C #70)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: June 13, 2016 Re: Statement on the Events in Orlando (PDAD&C #70) The University of Toronto community has reacted with horror and grief at the news of the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando. Our heartfelt … Read More

Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Request for Proposals 2016-17 (PDAD&C #69)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 2, 2016 Re: Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Request for Proposals 2016-17 (PDAD&C #69) Fund Overview The Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education invites proposals for the 2016-17 round of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF). The focus of this program is to enrich the learning … Read More

Announcing the Appointment of the 2016 University Professors (PDAD&C #68)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2016 Re: Announcing the Appointment of the 2016 University Professors (PDAD&C #68) I am pleased to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of five University Professors for 2016 at yesterday’s meeting. The University of Toronto owes much of its reputation to the excellence of … Read More

2016 President’s Teaching Award Recipients (PDAD&C #67)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2016 Re: 2016 President’s Teaching Award Recipients (PDAD&C #67) I am delighted to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of the 2016 President’s Teaching Award recipients at yesterday’s meeting. The President’s Teaching Award (PTA) recognizes excellence and innovation in teaching, research on pedagogy, and … Read More

Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #66)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 26, 2016 Re: Nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (PDAD&C #66) On June 30, 2017, Professor Howard Hu will complete his first term as the Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Professor Hu is … Read More

Announcement of Expert Panels to Guide the University’s Response to Sexual Violence (PDAD&C #65)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 20, 2016 Re: Announcement of Expert Panels to Guide the University’s Response to Sexual Violence (PDAD&C# 65) Further to my memorandum of April 6, 2016 (Call for Nominations – Expert Panels on the University’s Sexual Violence Response), I am pleased to announce that the following individuals have … Read More

Mediated Resolution to CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Grievances and Complaint (PDAD&C #64)

From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 20, 2016 Re: Mediated Resolution to CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Grievances and Complaint (PDAD&C #64) We are very pleased to be able to advise you that we have reached a mediated resolution to three grievances and a complaint to the … Read More