Faculty + Librarians

  • Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Advance Notice

    From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: August 25, 2015 Re: Learning and Education Advancement Fund – Advance Notice Fund Overview The Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education invites proposals for the inaugural round of the Learning and Education Advancement Fund (LEAF). The focus of this new program is to enrich the learning experience […]

  • 2016 Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees

    From: Meric Gertler, President Date: August 20, 2015 Re: 2016 Call for Nominations for Honorary Degrees This is a reminder that the deadline for nominations for honorary degrees is Friday, September 18, 2015. By awarding honorary degrees, the University of Toronto seeks to recognize extraordinary achievement, in Canada or abroad, in community, national, or international […]

  • Call for Proposals for Coursera Specialization MOOCs

    From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: August 18, 2015 Re: Call for Proposals for Coursera Specialization MOOCs I am pleased to announce that the University of Toronto has been invited to submit proposals for a new set of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) supported by Coursera in the thematic areas listed below. For […]

  • Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances

    From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: August 14, 2015 Re: Reminder – Accommodation for Religious Observances I am writing to remind you of the University’s commitment and policy concerning accommodation for religious observances, and to ask that you forward this information to instructors in your department. A number of you may already be aware that […]

  • Appointment of Professor Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz as Vice-Principal, Research, UTSC

    From: Bruce Kidd, Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough Date: August 10, 2015 Re: Appointment of Professor Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz as Vice-Principal, Research, UTSC I am pleased to advise you that the Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz as Vice-Principal, Research, U of T Scarborough, for a six-year term effective July […]

  • Tri-Agency Statement of Principles on Data Management: Feedback Request

    From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research and Innovation Lorraine Ferris, Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance Date: August 6, 2015 Re: Tri-Agency Statement of Principles on Data Management: Feedback Request The Tri-Agencies recently released a Draft Statement of Principles on Digital Data Management, outlining the Agencies’ overarching expectations with regard to digital research data management, and […]

  • Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

    From: Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: August 5, 2015 Re: Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh The University of Toronto has announced it will be taking further steps to safeguard workers’ rights in Bangladesh apparel factories. Effective July 1, 2015, all licensees who source, produce, or purchase collegiate apparel for the U […]

  • Nominations for an Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Bruce Kidd, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough Date: August 4, 2015 Re: Nominations for an Interim Vice-Principal (Academic) and Dean, UTSC As announced last week, Professor Rick Halpern has resigned as Vice Principal (Academic) and Dean of the University of Toronto Scarborough, effective August 1, 2015. More […]

  • New Faculty Orientation

    From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty and Academic Life Date: July 30, 2015 Re: New Faculty Orientation We are asking all Deans, Chairs, and Academic Directors to encourage new faculty members and librarians to attend this year’s New Faculty Orientation. This event is intended to provide newly appointed faculty members and librarians with an unparalleled opportunity […]

  • CTSI’s Tune Into Teaching Series

    From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty and Academic Life Date: July 30, 2015 Re: CTSI’s Tune Into Teaching Series Tune Into Teaching is a series of sessions for all instructors hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) during the first week of September 2015. We encourage all instructors and librarians to attend and for Deans, […]