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  • Highlights of Federal Budget 2018 (PDAD&C #64)

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: March 1, 2018 Re: Highlights of Federal Budget 2018 (PDAD&C #64) Tuesday’s federal budget provided a significant multi-year boost to the granting councils and related federal research entities. After a year of concerted advocacy efforts among Canada’s universities to support the […]

  • 2017 Recipients of the President’s Impact Awards (PDAD&C #63)

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: March 1, 2018 Re: 2017 Recipients of the President’s Impact Awards (PDAD&C #63) I am delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 President’s Impact Awards. The President’s Impact Awards (PIA) recognize faculty members whose research has led to significant impact beyond academia or a specific field […]

  • Reminder – Fiscal Year-End Closing on April 30, 2018 (PDAD&C #62)

    From: Pierre Piché, Controller and Director of Financial Services Date: February 15, 2018 Re: Reminder – Fiscal Year-End Closing on April 30, 2018 (PDAD&C #62) As we approach the end of the 2018 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that all financial activity is accurately recorded in your accounts prior to closing. In order […]

  • Tentative Agreement reached between University of Toronto and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 (PDAD&C #61)

    From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Tentative Agreement reached between University of Toronto and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 (PDAD&C #61) We are pleased to advise that the University and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 reached a tentative agreement last night with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator. The […]

  • Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey – February & March 2018 (PDAD&C #60)

    From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey – February & March 2018 (PDAD&C #60) In Ontario, Bill 132 contained specific requirements for institutional data collection and reporting on sexual violence. The University of Toronto, along with the Council of Ontario Universities, continues to be supportive of […]

  • Appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr as Vice-Dean, Programs and Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #59)

    From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education, and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: February 9, 2018 Re: Appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr as Vice-Dean, Programs and Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #59) I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Gretchen Kerr in the new role of Vice-Dean, Programs and […]

  • Launch of the New Institutional Strategic Research Plan (2018-2023) (PDAD&C #55)

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: January 31, 2018 Re: Launch of the New Institutional Strategic Research Plan (2018-2023) (PDAD&C #55) I am writing to share the University’s new Institutional Strategic Research Plan 2018-2023 (ISRP) with you. Thank you for your engagement throughout the consultation process this past year. The Research Advisory Board, […]

  • Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2018-19 (PDAD&C #58)

    From: Trevor Rodgers, Executive Director, Planning & Budget Date: February 7, 2018 Re: Standard Benefit Rates (SBR) for 2018-19 (PDAD&C #58) Employer benefit costs are currently charged to divisions at a standard benefit rate of 24.00% of compensation for appointed staff and 10.00% of compensation for non-appointed staff. Effective May 1, 2018, these rates will remain […]

  • Announcing the Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #57)

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: February 1, 2018 Re: Announcing the Asbestos Review Panel (PDAD&C #57) The University of Toronto community responded with enthusiasm to our recent Call for Nominations – Asbestos Review Panel. The Panel’s mandate is to examine and […]

  • Now Available – PhD Employment Outcomes Data (PDAD&C #56)

    From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education, and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: February 1, 2018 Re: Now Available – PhD Employment Outcomes Data (PDAD&C #56) I am excited to announce that the School of Graduate Studies has released the results of the 10,000 PhDs Project on our website in the form of a […]