Faculty + Librarians

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

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

Reporting Structure Changes – Student Life

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: June 5, 2017 Re: Reporting Structure Changes – Student Life As was shared in April, Lucy Fromowitz will be stepping down from her position of Assistant Vice-President, Student Life at the University of Toronto effective June 16, 2017, to serve as Vice-Provost, Students at York University. At the time of … Read More

Innovation Superclusters Initiative (PDAD&C #109)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: June 1, 2017 Re: Innovation Superclusters Initiative (PDAD&C #109) On May 24, 2017, the federal government released the program guidelines for the Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI) competition which will allocate $950M to “accelerate commercialization, strengthen capacity in strategic platform technologies, help tackle challenges of importance to industry … Read More

Merit (PTR and 5% Merit Award) Process for 2016-17 (PDAD&C #108)

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: June 1, 2017 Re: Merit (PTR and 5% Merit Award) Process for 2016-17 (PDAD&C #108) I am writing further to PDAD&C #82 to provide an update on the Merit (PTR/5% Merit) process for faculty and librarians for the 2016-17 academic year. We have not yet reached agreement … Read More

2017 Recipients of the President’s Teaching Award (PDAD&C #107)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: May 31, 2017 Re: 2017 Recipients of the President’s Teaching Award (PDAD&C #107) I am delighted to announce that the Academic Board approved the appointment of the 2017 President’s Teaching Award recipients. The President’s Teaching Award (PTA) recognizes excellence and innovation in teaching, research on pedagogy, and the … Read More