Academic Administrators

Update – New Learning Management Engine (PDAD&C #24)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Avi Hyman, Director, Academic & Collaborative Technologies Date: October 19, 2017 Re: Update – New Learning Management Engine (PDAD&C #24) The University of Toronto is committed to continuing its leadership in digital learning and providing resources to our faculty, librarians, staff, and students that assist them in … Read More

Now Available – Advocacy Toolkit to Support Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Report Recommendations (PDAD&C #26)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: October 19, 2017 Re: Now Available – Advocacy Toolkit to Support Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Report Recommendations (PDAD&C #26) I am pleased to announce the launch of an advocacy toolkit for University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students to join in our mounting efforts to encourage the … Read More

Call for Proposals – Connaught Global Challenge Award (PDAD&C #25)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 18, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Connaught Global Challenge Award (PDAD&C #25) The Connaught Global Challenge Award program will support new collaborations with University of Toronto researchers and students from multiple disciplines, along with innovators and thought leaders from other sectors, with the goal of … Read More

Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #23)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 12, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #23) I am delighted to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017-18 Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards. These University-wide awards recognize our strengths in teaching and learning, and … Read More

Call for Feedback – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #22)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 12, 2017 Re: Call for Feedback – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #22) The University of Toronto is committed to supporting excellence in research and innovation across our three campuses and with our community partners. In the spring, I invited members of the U of T community … Read More

Support for the Tenure Process

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: October 5, 2017 Re: Support for the Tenure Process Following the President’s remarks to PDAD&C on September 28, 2017, below are two resources which highlight many of the same points he shared with members: Key Considerations: Tenure Process Tenure: Summary of Evidence Under the 2015 PPAA … Read More

Update – Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #21)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 5, 2017 Re: Update – Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #21) As you may recall, in late March I announced a collegial, inclusive, and deliberative process of exploration and consultation about the Faculty of Forestry under paragraph 5 of the … Read More

Now Available – 2017 Annual Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #20)

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: September 28, 2017 Re: Now Available – 2017 Annual Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (PDAD&C #20) The President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability has prepared a report outlining activities undertaken in its first three months of operation. I … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C #19)

From: Meric Gertler, President Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 21, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Appointment of a Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C #19) On December 11, 2014 the Governing Council approved the appointment of Professor Bruce Kidd as Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, … Read More

Leadership from U of T, UBC, and McGill University Emphasize Critical Need to Invest in Research (PDAD&C #18)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: September 21, 2017 Re: Leadership from U of T, UBC, and McGill University Emphasize Critical Need to Invest in Research (PDAD&C #18) As part of the University’s mounting advocacy efforts to encourage the government to implement the Naylor Report recommendations, President Gertler joined Suzanne Fortier and Santa … Read More