2018 to 2019

Update on Students from Saudi Arabia

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: August 10, 2018 Re: Update on Students from Saudi Arabia The University is working to assist students who are affected by the Saudi Arabian government’s plans to withdraw its citizens from Canadian universities. We realize this is a stressful and uncertain time for those involved and we are reaching … Read More

2018 New Faculty and Librarian Orientation (PDAD&C #8)

From: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: August 9, 2018 Re: 2018 New Faculty and Librarian Orientation (PDAD&C #8) Deans, Chairs, Directors, and Librarians are asked to encourage new colleagues in your Divisions to attend the New Faculty and Librarian Orientation on August 28 and 29, 2018. This event is designed to introduce … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #7)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: August 9, 2018 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #7) On June 30, 2019, Professor David Cameron will complete his term as Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science. Professor Cameron is not eligible for reappointment. As … Read More

2018 Tune Into Teaching Series

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: August 9, 2018 Re: 2018 Tune Into Teaching Series Tune Into Teaching is a series of teaching-focused sessions for all instructors, hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) on August 21, 27, 30, and 31, 2018. Deans, Chairs, and Directors are encouraged as well … Read More

Tri-Campus Review Online Questionnaire and Consultation Process (PDAD&C #6)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: August 2, 2018 Re: Tri-Campus Review Online Questionnaire and Consultation Process (PDAD&C #6) On March 29, the President and I announced the launch of the Tri-Campus Review, under the theme identified in Towards 2030, “One University, Three Campuses.” The Tri-Campus Review is guided by a steering committee and … Read More

Call for Feedback – Canada Research Coordinating Committee Consultation (PDAD&C #5)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: August 2, 2018 Re: Call for Feedback – Canada Research Coordinating Committee Consultation (PDAD&C #5) The Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) plays an important role in reinvigorating Canada’s support for science to meet the current and future needs of the country’s scientists, scholars, and students. The Committee … Read More

Update – AODA Training Moving to Quercus (PDAD&C #4)

From: Ben Poynton, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Officer Date: August 2, 2018 Re: Update – AODA Training Moving to Quercus (PDAD&C #4) The AODA Training module is being moved to Quercus, the University’s new Learning Management Engine. As you may be aware, all content hosted in Portal must be moved to the new platform … Read More

Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #3)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: July 12, 2018 Re: Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #3) The focus of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF) is to enrich the learning experience of undergraduate students in first-entry Divisions across the University by supporting projects that anticipate, leverage, and … Read More

Appointment of Interim Director of the Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #2)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: July 11, 2018 Re: Appointment of Interim Director of the Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #2) I am excited to share that Professor Lance McCready has accepted an offer to serve as Interim Director of the Transitional Year Programme from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020. Professor McCready joined … Read More

Now Available – 2018-19 PDAD&C Meeting Dates and Information (PDAD&C #1)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: July 5, 2018 Re: Now Available – 2018-19 PDAD&C Meeting Dates and Information (PDAD&C #1) Please save this message for future reference and share with your administrative staff responsible for scheduling. Welcome to all new and returning Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs. All Academic Administrators who have … Read More