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Presidential Statement

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: September 11, 2015 Re: Presidential Statement Violence against women is a despicable reality in Canada and around the world. We must take every opportunity to condemn it and work tirelessly to bring it to an end. Many of you are disturbed, as I am, at news of anonymous online threats … Read More

Accommodations for Students Voting in the Federal Election (October 19, 2015)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: September 10, 2015 Re: Accommodations for Students Voting in the Federal Election (October 19, 2015) In the interest of encouraging civic and community engagement among our students, I am writing to request that reasonable accommodation be provided to students wishing to vote in the upcoming federal election. There may … Read More

Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and IBEW, Local 353 (Electricians)

From: Angela Hildyard, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: September 2, 2015 Re: Agreement ratified between University of Toronto and IBEW, Local 353 (Electricians) The University of Toronto is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached between the University and IBEW, Local 353, which represents Electricians, Electrical Apprentices, Control Technicians and Control Technicians/Apprentices, has … Read More

Appointment of Professor William Gough as Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC

From: Bruce Kidd, Vice-President and Principal, UTSC Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost Date: September 2, 2015 Re: Appointment of Professor William Gough as Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC We are pleased to advise you that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor William Gough as Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and … Read More

2016 Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees

From: Meric Gertler, President Date: August 20, 2015 Re: 2016 Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees This is a reminder that the deadline for nominations for honorary degrees is Friday, September 18, 2015. By awarding honorary degrees, the University of Toronto seeks to recognize extraordinary achievement, in Canada or abroad, in community, national, or international … Read More

Just-In-Time Workshops for New and Continuing Academic Administrators

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: August 18, 2015 Re: Just-In-Time Workshops for New and Continuing Academic Administrators I am pleased to provide details of the Just-in-Time workshop and seminar series for 2015-16 intended solely for academic administrators (e.g. Chairs, Associate/Vice-Deans, Deans, Vice-Principals, and Principals). These workshops are scheduled to precede major … Read More

Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: August 14, 2015 Re: Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances I am writing to remind you of the University’s commitment and policy concerning accommodation for religious observances, and to ask that you forward this information to instructors in your department. A number of you may already be aware that … Read More

Nominations for an Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Bruce Kidd, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough Date: August 4, 2015 Re: Nominations for an Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC As announced last week, Professor Rick Halpern has resigned as Vice Principal (Academic) and Dean of the University of Toronto Scarborough, effective August 1, 2015. More … Read More

PDAD&C Information and Meeting Dates for 2015-16

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: July 22, 2015 Re: PDAD&C Information and Meeting Dates for 2015-16 Welcome to all new and returning Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs. All Academic Administrators who have been appointed under the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators are members of this standing committee, commonly known as … Read More

Update regarding concerns about the University’s response to a UTSC Health Studies Program course (July 17, 2015)

In recent days you may have heard or read reactions to the University’s report on a UTSC Health Studies Program course. We have received a number of inquiries in our offices, and we are aware of conversations taking place inside and outside the University. We take these concerns seriously, and we are writing today to … Read More