Chairs + Graduate Chairs + Academic Directors

  • Update on Ancillary Student Fees (PDAD&C #55)

    From:  Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students  Date:  February 8, 2019 Re: Update on Ancillary Student Fees (PDAD&C #55) The Government of Ontario recently announced a Student Choice Initiative for some ancillary fees.  The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities indicates that the purpose of the initiative is to ensure transparency regarding the non-tuition fees students are expected to pay, […]

  • Use of Cannabis in Research (PDAD&C #54)

    From: Lori Ferris, Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance Date:  February 7, 2019 Re: Use of Cannabis in Research (PDAD&C #54) With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, please note a clarification on the requirements for research involving cannabis. While it is legal to possess cannabis for personal use, Health Canada requires that a […]

  • Announcement of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, Division of University Advancement (PDAD&C #53)

    From: David Palmer, Vice-President, Advancement Date: February 5, 2019Re: Announcement of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, Division of University Advancement (PDAD&C #53) I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Chantelle Courtney as Assistant Vice-President, Divisional Relations, effective March 18, 2019. Reporting to the Vice President, Advancement, the Assistant Vice-President (AVP) Divisional […]

  • International Rankings Explained (2018)

    University of Toronto is often in the news because of its international rankings, but how are the rankings produced and how does U of T compare? While rankings are only one measure of our excellence and they do not tell the full story of the University’s success, they are nevertheless important and continue to influence […]

  • Release of the Student’s Companion to the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (PDAD&C #52)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: January 31, 2019 Re: Release of the Student’s Companion to the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (PDAD&C #52) The University’s Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment came into effect on January 1, 2017 and applies to all students, staff and faculty. […]

  • Candidates for the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #51)

    From: Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning Officer Date: January 21, 2019 Re: Candidates for the 2019 Governing Council and Academic Board Elections (PDAD&C #51) Governing Council Elections Teaching Staff An election will be held for four seats in following three constituencies: Constituency IC – One Seat – All Teaching Staff who hold their major appointments in […]

  • Appointment of Scott Mabury as Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships (PDAD&C #50)

    From: Professor Meric Gertler, President Date: January 18, 2019 Re: Appointment of Scott Mabury as Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships (PDAD&C #50) I am pleased to announce that the Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Scott Mabury to the newly created position of Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships, effective retroactively to […]

  • Extension of Professor William Gough’s Appointment as Vice-Principal (Academic) & Dean, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C#49)

    From: Wisdom Tettey, Vice-President & Principal, UTSC Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 17, 2019 Re: Extension of Professor William (Bill) Gough’s Appointment as Vice-Principal (Academic) & Dean, University of Toronto Scarborough (PDAD&C#49) We are pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the extension of Professor William (Bill) Gough’s […]

  • Consultation of the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (PDAD&C #47)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 17, 2019 Re: Consultation of the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (PDAD&C #47) In October, I announced the creation of the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (USEE), which is tasked with consulting with the University community to enunciate and enliven our shared vision […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine (PDAD&C #48)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 16, 2019 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine (PDAD&C #48) On December 31, 2019, Professor Trevor Young will complete his term as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Professor Young is eligible for reappointment. In accordance with Section 60 of […]