2019 to 2020

  • [COVID-19] HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service

    To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs  From: Larry Alford, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries   Date: April 30, 2020Re: [COVID-19] HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service   The University of Toronto has signed an agreement to participate in the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS). While the University of Toronto Libraries are physically closed due to COVID-19, current faculty and students can […]

  • Appointment of an Interim Dean, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (PDAD&C #68)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: April 27, 2020Re: Appointment of an Interim Dean, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (PDAD&C #68) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Robert Wright as Interim Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of […]

  • Call for Nominations — NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships 2020

    To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and ChairsFrom: Professor Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic InitiativesDate: April 23, 2020Re: Call for Nominations — NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships 2020 The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has released its call for nominations for the 2020 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships. I encourage you to […]

  • Call for Nominations — Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #67)

    From: Christopher Lang, Director, Office of Appeals, Discipline, and Faculty Grievances Date: April 23, 2020 Re: Call for Nominations — Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #67) On June 23, 2016, the Governing Council of the University of Toronto approved a Policy on Open, Accessible and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations. The Policy […]

  • [COVID-19] Research Operations (PDAD&C #66)

    To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation, and Strategic InitiativesDate: April 21, 2020Re: [COVID-19] Research Operations (PDAD&C #66) The University remains dedicated to ensuring the health of our community and, as much as possible, the continuity of research and innovation activities. Based on orders and directives from the government, we must […]

  • Further to PDAD&C #57 re: Winter 2020 Course Evaluation Data: COVID-19 (PDAD&C #65)

    To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and ChairsFrom: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic LifeSusan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Vice Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate EducationDate: April 16, 2020Re: Further to PDAD&C #57 re: Winter 2020 Course Evaluation Data: COVID-19 (PDAD&C #65) I am writing to provide further information concerning the reporting and use of course […]

  • Microsoft Teams – Resources and Best Practices

    From: Bo Wandschneider, Chief Information OfficerDate: April 16, 2020Re: Microsoft Teams – Resources and Best Practices As many of us continue to work from home, there has been more demand for collaborative work spaces where colleagues can create content while collaborating with one another at the same time. Microsoft Teams allows users to share files […]

  • Update on the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (PDAD&C #63)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: April 13, 2020Re: Update on the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (PDAD&C #63) As noted in PDAD&C#9 (2019-20), Professor Richard Sommer will complete his term as Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design on June 30, […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Law (PDAD&C #64)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate:  April 15, 2020Re:  Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Law(PDAD&C #64) As noted in PDAD&C #45 (2019-20), Professor Edward Iacobucci will be stepping down as Dean of the Faculty of Law as of December 31, 2020. In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on […]

  • Appointment of Alison Gibbs as Director of the Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation

    From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education & Vice-Provost, Academic ProgramsDate: April 9, 2020Re: Centre for Teaching Supporting & Innovation (CTSI) – Call for Director Nominations (PDAD&C #63) I am delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Alison Gibbs as Director of the Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2020. […]