Chairs + Graduate Chairs + Academic Directors

Call for Nominations – Committee on Equity and Diversity in Research and Innovation (PDAD&C #23)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 12, 2018 Re: Call for Nominations – Committee on Equity and Diversity in Research and Innovation (PDAD&C #23) Further to the recommendations of the Equity and Diversity in Research and Innovation Working Group, the Vice-President, Research and Innovation is establishing a standing Committee on Equity and Diversity … Read More

Legalization of Recreational Cannabis and the Impact on the University of Toronto Community (PDAD&C #22)

From: Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 12, 2018 Re: Legalization of Recreational Cannabis and the Impact on the University of Toronto Community (PDAD&C #22) Effective October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis will be legalized in Canada. This new legislation will impact our staff, faculty, and students. The … Read More

Announcing a New Institutional Inter-Divisional Teaching Framework (PDAD&C #21)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations and Vice-Provost, Academic Operations Date: October 10, 2018 Re: Announcing a New Institutional Inter-Divisional Teaching Framework (PDAD&C #21) Inter-divisional teaching is a critical feature of the financial and academic landscape of undergraduate teaching at U of T. When our faculty members undertake inter-divisional teaching, … Read More

Announcing the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (PDAD&C #20)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 4, 2018 Re: Announcing the Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (PDAD&C #20) As a world-leading research university, a core component of the University of Toronto’s mission is to prepare students for a lifetime of success and fulfillment, whether for further study in graduate and professional … Read More

Update on the University of Toronto Government Relations Office (PDAD&C #19)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: October 4, 2018 Re: Update on the University of Toronto Government Relations Office (PDAD&C #19) I am pleased to announce some recent changes to the Government Relations Office (GRO), including a new organizational structure and welcoming new staff to our team. Over the past year, the Government … Read More

Institutional Response to Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy (PDAD&C #18)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 4, 2018 Re: Institutional Response to Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy (PDAD&C #18) Earlier this year, the three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council … Read More

Result of the 2018 Governing Council By-Election (PDAD&C #17)

From: Anwar Kazimi, Chief Returning Officer Date: October 1, 2018 Re: Result of the 2018 Governing Council By-Election (PDAD&C #17) I am pleased to announce that Professor Douglas McDougall has been acclaimed as a member of the Governing Council to represent teaching staff Constituency VIII (OISE). Professor McDougall will serve a term effective immediately till … Read More

Reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing (PDAD&C #16)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 27, 2018 Re: Reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing (PDAD&C #16) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of … Read More

Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #15)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 21, 2018 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #15) In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President Gertler has appointed a committee to advise on the appointment of a new Dean of the … Read More

Update – Online Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training Moved to Quercus (PDAD&C #14)

From: Angela Treglia, Director, Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Date: September 20, 2018 Re: Update – Online Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training Moved to Quercus (PDAD&C #14) The Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training module has moved to Quercus, the University’s new Learning Management Engine. The SVEP Training module is available by self-enrolling on … Read More