Chairs + Graduate Chairs + Academic Directors

Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #118)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 28, 2017 Re: Extension of Professor Wendy Duff as Dean, Faculty of Information (PDAD&C #118) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved Professor Wendy Duff for a one-year extension as Dean of the Faculty of Information, from July 1, 2018 … Read More

Call for Proposals – Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 27, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund I am pleased to announce that proposals for the 2017 round of the Instructional Technology Innovation Fund (ITIF) are now being accepted. The 2017-18 application deadline is Friday, November 10. ITIF’s three-tiered system is intended to provide … Read More

Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #116)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: June 22, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Learning and Education Advancement Fund (PDAD&C #116) The focus of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF) program is to enrich the learning experience of undergraduate students in first-entry Divisions across the University by supporting projects that anticipate, leverage, … Read More

Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence Released (PDAD&C #117)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 22, 2017 Re: Principles of the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence Released (PDAD&C #117) After a year of diligent work and consultation, the Expert Panel on Education and Prevention of Sexual Violence has submitted to me its principles to guide sexual violence education … Read More

Revisions to the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (PDAD&C #115)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 21, 2017 Re: Revisions to the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (PDAD&C #115) On May 25, 2017, I shared updates concerning Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and important changes scheduled to come into effect on July 1, 2017. Since that date, in response to considerable pressure from various sources, the Federal government … Read More

Announcement of Trevor Rodgers as Executive Director, Planning & Budget (PDAD&C #114)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-Provost, Academic Operations Date: June 15, 2017 Re: Announcement of Trevor Rodgers as Executive Director, Planning & Budget (PDAD&C #114) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Rodgers to the role of Executive Director, Planning & Budget effective June 30, 2017. Trevor has worked in … Read More

Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Chief Librarian of the University of Toronto Libraries (PDAD&C #111)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: June 15, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee on the Chief Librarian of the University of Toronto Libraries (PDAD&C #111) On June 30, 2018, Mr. Larry Alford will complete his current term as Chief Librarian of the University of Toronto Libraries. Mr. Alford is eligible for reappointment. … Read More

Updated Guidelines – Undergraduate Course Development Fund (PDAD&C #113)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: June 14, 2017 Re: Updated Guidelines – Undergraduate Course Development Fund (PDAD&C #113) Since 2011-12, the Undergraduate Course Development Fund (UCDF) has been successfully providing opportunities for faculty members in graduate-only and professional divisions to share their expertise with undergraduate students. Through the program, undergraduate students … Read More

Now Available – Parental Support for Graduate Students (PDAD&C #112)

From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Date: June 14, 2017 Re: Now Available – Parental Support for Graduate Students (PDAD&C #112) The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to introduce the new SGS Parental Grant to assist graduate students and their new families. The SGS Parental Grant … Read More

Appointment of Professor Bonnie McElhinny as Principal of New College (PDAD&C #110)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students David Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Date: June 7, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Bonnie McElhinny as Principal of New College (PDAD&C #110) We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Bonnie McElhinny … Read More