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  • Announcing the Appointment of the 2017 University Professors (PDAD&C #106)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2017 Re: Announcing the Appointment of the 2017 University Professors  (PDAD&C #106) I am pleased to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of four University Professors for 2017. The University of Toronto owes much of its reputation to the excellence of its professoriate. I […]

  • Update on Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation – Important Changes Effective July 1, 2017 (PDAD&C #105)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 25, 2017 Re: Update on Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation – Important Changes Effective July 1, 2017 (PDAD&C #105) The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. It was the subject of a memo issued on June 26, 2014 (PDAD&C #77, 2013-14). Some important changes are […]

  • Humanities at the University of Toronto

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Donald Ainslie, Principal, University College and Provostial Advisor on Humanities Undergraduate Education Date: May 25, 2017 Re: Humanities at the University of Toronto This weekend, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is kicking off in Toronto. In preparation for this annual event, the University has been sharing […]

  • Holiday Schedule 2017-18 and 2018-19 (PDAD&C #104)

    From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 24, 2017 Re: Holiday Schedule 2017-18 and 2018-19 (PDAD&C #104) In planning the University’s holiday schedule, we make every effort to provide a two-week closure in December, knowing how all of us appreciate the opportunity to have two full weeks. […]

  • Call for Proposals – 2017 eCampusOntario

    From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: May 24, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – 2017 eCampusOntario eCampusOntario has announced its 2017 Call for Proposals, inviting the submission of projects in following areas: Open Textbooks Initiative to support the creation, adoption, or adaptation of eTexts and open educational resources in specific contexts and discipline areas; Digital […]

  • Second Term for President Meric Gertler (PDAD&C #103)

    From: Shirley Hoy, Chair of the Governing Council Date: May 18, 2017 Re: Second Term for President Meric Gertler (PDAD&C #103) I am very pleased to announce that, at its meeting this afternoon, the Governing Council approved the appointment of Professor Meric Gertler for a second five-year term as President of the University of Toronto […]

  • Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #102)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 12, 2017 Re: Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #102) 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 Policy and Procedures for Faculty and […]

  • Call for Proposals – Supporting Global Research Alliances Among Graduate Institutions (PDAD&C #101)

    From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Edward Sargent, Vice-President, International Date: May 11, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Supporting Global Research Alliances Among Graduate Institutions (PDAD&C #101) The School of Graduate Studies and the Office of the Vice-President, International invite proposals to participate in a new initiative […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #100)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 10, 2017 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #100) As noted in PDAD&C #92 on April 13, 2017, Professor Locke Rowe is coming to the end of his planned three-year term as Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) […]

  • Invitation to Participate in the Academic Procession at Convocation

    From: Sheree Drummond, Secretary of the Governing Council Date: May 10, 2017 Re: Invitation to Participate in the Academic Procession at Convocation From May 8 to May 23, 2017, members of the Governing Council, faculty, and staff will be able to RSVP online to participate in the Academic Procession for the Spring 2017 Convocation ceremonies running June 6 to […]