Faculty + Librarians

  • Call for Proposals — LEAF+ Grant: Generative AI in Teaching and Learning

    From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs, and Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate EducationDate: February 3, 2023Re: Call for Proposals — LEAF+ Grant: Generative AI in Teaching and Learning In conjunction with the current call for Expressions of Interest for the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF), the Office of the Vice-Provost Innovations in Undergraduate Education (OVPIUE) welcomes […]

  • Open Access Publishing Deal with Wiley

    From: Larry Alford, University Chief Librarian  Date:   January 26, 2023Re:  Open Access Publishing Deal with Wiley The University of Toronto (U of T) has signed on to participate in a two-year open access agreement with Wiley through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN).   Through the agreement, effective January 15, 2023, U of T researchers may now publish their research immediately under an […]

  • Staff Announcement: Managing Director, Real Estate

    From: Scott Mabury, Vice-President, Operations & Real Estate Partnerships Date: January 20, 2023Re: Staff Announcement: Managing Director, Real Estate I am writing to announce that Josh Mitchell will be stepping down as Managing Director, Real Estate effective February 3, as he and his family return to New York City. Josh’s departure will likely not surprise anyone […]

  • Register for the Indigenous Research Network

    From: Shannon Simpson, Director, Office of Indigenous InitiativesDate: January 12, 2023Re: Register for the Indigenous Research Network Recently, Professor Dale Turner was appointed as the new Provostial Advisor on Indigenous Research. As part of his role, Professor Turner will also lead the Indigenous Research Network (IRN) an Institutional Strategic Initiative operating out of the Division of […]

  • National Survey of Student Engagement 2023 & gradSERU 2023 (PDAD&C #19)

    From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, StudentsSusan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs & Innovations in Undergraduate EducationJoshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education and Dean, School of Graduate StudiesDate: January 11, 2023Re: National Survey of Student Engagement 2023 & gradSERU 2023 (PDAD&C #19) In the coming weeks, the University of Toronto, along with all Ontario universities and Canadian […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #18)

    From: Alexandra Gillespie, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: December 16, 2022Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #18) Professor Amrita Danière is currently serving as Interim Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean until June 30, 2023. Professor Danière graciously agreed to serve as interim […]

  • Spaces & Experiences (S&E) 

    From: Scott Mabury, Vice-President, Operations & Real Estate Partnerships Anne Macdonald, Assistant Vice President, Spaces & Experiences Joshua Mitchell, Managing Director, Spaces & Experiences Date: December 12, 2022 Re: Spaces & Experiences (S&E)  In June 2020, Governing Council approved the amalgamation of Ancillary Services with Real Estate Partnerships to create a new portfolio with an expanded mandate filled with […]

  • Extension of Larry Alford as Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries (PDAD&C #17)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: December 14, 2022Re: Extension of Larry Alford as Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Libraries (PDAD&C #17) I am pleased to announce that the Agenda Committee of the Academic Board has approved a two-year extension of Larry Alford’s appointment as Chief Librarian from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.   As […]

  • Appointment of Professor Charmaine Williams as Dean, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (PDAD&C #16)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: December 13, 2022Re: Appointment of Professor Charmaine Williams as Dean, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (PDAD&C #16) I am very pleased to share with you that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Charmaine Williams as Dean of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work […]

  • New IT Committees Set to Launch in Early 2023 

    From: Bo Wandschneider, Chief Information OfficerDate: December 13, 2022Re: New IT Committees Set to Launch in Early 2023  The Office of the Chief Information Officer is launching three new IT committees to increase awareness and opportunities for consultation on IT activities across the University of Toronto, in alignment with the IT@UofT strategic plan and the […]