2018 to 2019

  • Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Supporting Researchers from Underrepresented Groups (PDAD&C #62)

    From: Joshua Barker, Dean, School of Graduate Studies & Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education Date: March 6, 2019 Re: Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Supporting Researchers from Underrepresented Groups (PDAD&C #62) UpdateU Thank you to all faculty and prospective candidates for expressing interest in the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. We are excited to announce that we […]

  • Reminder – Fiscal Year-End Closing on April 30, 2019 (PDAD&C #61)

    From: Pierre Piché, Controller and Director of Financial Services Date: March 6, 2019 Re:April 30, 2019 Fiscal Year-end Closing As we approach the end of the 2019 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that all financial activity for the year is accurately recorded in your accounts prior to closing the accounts. In order to […]

  • Appointment of Professor Melanie Woodin as Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #59)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: February 27, 2019Re: Appointment of Professor Melanie Woodin as Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #59) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Melanie Woodin as Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science for a five-year […]

  • Results of the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #58)

    From:  Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning OfficerDate:  February 22, 2019Re: Results of the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections Governing Council Elections It is with pleasure that I provide below the list of successful candidates who will serve on the Governing Council in 2019-2020: Students Full-time Undergraduate Students: (Arts and Science, UTM, UTSC and TYP)Apefa AdjivonYining (Elin) Gu […]

  • 2018 Recipients of the President’s Impact Award (PDAD&C #57)

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & InnovationDate: February 21, 2019Re: 2018 Recipients of the President’s Impact Award (PDAD&C #57) I am delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 President’s Impact Awards. The President’s Impact Awards (PIA) celebrate and honour faculty members whose research has led to significant impact beyond academia, including, for example, on […]

  • Announcing the Expert Panel on Off-Campus Site Safety (PDAD&C #56)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: February 21, 2019 Re: Announcing the Expert Panel on Off-Campus Site Safety (PDAD&C #56)  The University of Toronto is fortunate to own several properties not located on its three campuses, which are regularly used for experiential learning, co-curricular activities, and other institutional purposes such as field research. The University remains committed […]

  • Update on Ancillary Student Fees (PDAD&C #55)

    From:  Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students  Date:  February 8, 2019 Re: Update on Ancillary Student Fees (PDAD&C #55) The Government of Ontario recently announced a Student Choice Initiative for some ancillary fees.  The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities indicates that the purpose of the initiative is to ensure transparency regarding the non-tuition fees students are expected to pay, […]

  • Use of Cannabis in Research (PDAD&C #54)

    From: Lori Ferris, Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance Date:  February 7, 2019 Re: Use of Cannabis in Research (PDAD&C #54) With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, please note a clarification on the requirements for research involving cannabis. While it is legal to possess cannabis for personal use, Health Canada requires that a […]

  • Announcement of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, Division of University Advancement (PDAD&C #53)

    From: David Palmer, Vice-President, Advancement Date: February 5, 2019Re: Announcement of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, Division of University Advancement (PDAD&C #53) I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, effective March 18, 2019. Reporting to the Vice President, Advancement, the Assistant Vice-President (AVP) Divisional […]

  • International Rankings Explained (2018)

    University of Toronto is often in the news because of its international rankings, but how are the rankings produced and how does U of T compare? While rankings are only one measure of our excellence and they do not tell the full story of the University’s success, they are nevertheless important and continue to influence […]