Faculty + Librarians

  • Truth and Reconciliation Steering Committee Announcement & Call for Nominations (PDAD&C #23)

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: January 15, 2016 Re: Truth and Reconciliation Steering Committee Announcement & Call for Nominations (PDAD&C #23) Last month, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its historic final report. Included in the report are 94 Calls to Action, a number of which either directly or indirectly relate […]

  • Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Director of the Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #22)

    From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: January 14, 2016 Re: Call for Nominations – Advisory Committee for the Director of the Transitional Year Programme (PDAD&C #22) Francis Ahia will conclude his term as Director of the Transitional Year Programme on June 30, 2016. In keeping with University practices, I am writing to call for nominations […]

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards 2016

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: January 15, 2016 Re: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards 2016 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has released its call for nominations for the 2016 Impact Awards:  http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/impact_awards-prix_impacts-eng.aspx. I encourage you to share this information widely and consider preparing a nomination of […]

  • Search for the Academic Director, Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: January 8, 2016 Re: Search for the Academic Director, Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship We are pleased to invite applications and nominations for an Academic Director to provide academic oversight to the activities of the Banting and Best Centre […]

  • Reminder – Information Sessions on U of T’s CFREF Round 2 Submission

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: January 8, 2016 Re: Reminder – Information Sessions on U of T’s CFREF Round 2 Submission A reminder that three information sessions will be held in January to enable broader consultation and discussion for our institutional proposal to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program, Round 2 competition. The […]

  • University of Toronto, UTFA Mediated Settlement and Arbitration Award

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Angela Hildyard, Vice-President Human Resources & Equity Date: December 18, 2015 Re: University of Toronto, UTFA Mediated Settlement and Arbitration Award The University of Toronto is very pleased to announce that the agreement between the University and the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) has been ratified by UTFA […]

  • Announcing Access to New Faculty Development Tools

    From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: December 18, 2015 Re: Announcing Access to New Faculty Development Tools The success of our faculty is at the heart of the University of Toronto institutional mission. As part of the Provost’s initiative to support faculty development and diversity, University of Toronto has purchased an institutional […]

  • Deadline for Teaching Stream Opt-In is December 31, 2015

    From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: December 16, 2015 Re: Deadline for Teaching Stream Opt-In is December 31, 2015 A final reminder to you that the deadline for your Lecturers and Senior Lecturers to elect to be covered by the terms of the amended PPAA is December 31, 2015. Please encourage those […]

  • Renovations Begin on Graduate Student Services Space

    From: Locke Rowe, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education Date: December 11, 2015 Re: Renovations Begin on Graduate Student Services Space Work is beginning on renovations to 63 St. George Street in a project that will enhance student experience by improving service delivery and providing a welcoming public face to the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). […]

  • International Rankings Explained (2015)

    International rankings are only one measure of our excellence. Ranking results should be supplemented with other measures of quality and research output and impact. How do we rank? The following are the five major international rankings of global universities: Times Higher Education World Rankings (THE) QS World University Rankings Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities […]