2018 to 2019

  • 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 […]

  • Release of the Student’s Companion to the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (PDAD&C #52)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: January 31, 2019 Re: Release of the Student’s Companion to the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (PDAD&C #52) The University’s Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment came into effect on January 1, 2017 and applies to all students, staff and faculty. […]

  • Candidates for the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #51)

    From: Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning Officer Date: January 21, 2019 Re: Candidates for the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #51) Governing Council Elections Teaching Staff An election will be held for four seats in following three constituencies: Constituency IC – One Seat – All Teaching Staff who hold their major appointments in […]

  • Appointment of Scott Mabury as Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships (PDAD&C #50)

    From: Professor Meric Gertler, President Date: January 18, 2019 Re: Appointment of Scott Mabury as Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships (PDAD&C #50) I am pleased to announce that the Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Scott Mabury to the newly created position of Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships, effective retroactively to […]