President + Vice-Presidents + Vice-Provosts

Resources on Electronic Devices and the Appropriate Use of Technology (PDAD&C #91)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations and Vice-Provost, Academic Operations Date: April 12, 2017 Re: Resources on Electronic Devices and the Appropriate Use of Technology (PDAD& #91) Our offices have experienced an increase in the number of inquiries from faculty and staff regarding security of electronic devices and data, particularly … Read More

Appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director, Indigenous Initiatives (PDAD&C #90)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity Date: April 13, 2017 Re: Appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director, Indigenous Initiatives (PDAD&C #90) We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Hamilton-Diabo as Director of Indigenous Initiatives, effective April 17, 2017. In response to the report of the University … Read More

Now Available – Student Health & Well-being at the University of Toronto: A Report on the findings from the National College Health Assessment (PDAD&C #88)

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: April 11, 2017 Re: Now Available – Report on Student Health and Well-Being Findings from the National College Health Assessment  (PDAD&C #88) The University of Toronto, together with universities and colleges across Canada and the United States, participated in the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) in 2016. This survey … Read More

Warning – Phishing Scams Targeting Foreign Nationals Seeking Immigration to Canada (PDAD&C #87)

From: Joseph Wong, Associate Vice-President & Vice-Provost, International Student Experience Date: April 6, 2017 Re: Warning – Phishing Scams Targeting Foreign Nationals Seeking Immigration to Canada (PDAD&C #87) We have become aware of various phishing scams that are targeting foreign nationals seeking immigration to Canada. Individuals targeted will receive an email alleging to be from the … Read More

Faculty and Staff eCommunications and Collaboration Initiative (PDAD&C #81)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Scott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date: March 30, 2017 Re: Faculty and Staff eCommunications and Collaboration Initiative (PDAD&C #81) The University has concluded negotiations with Microsoft Canada and signed a contract to provide the suite of Office 365 eCommunications services to faculty and staff, as well as improved services … Read More

Appointment of Professor Christopher Yip as Associate Vice-President, International Partnerships (PDAD&C #80)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Edward Sargent, Vice-President, International Date: March 30, 2017 Re: Appointment of Professor Christopher Yip as Associate Vice-President, International Partnerships (PDAD&C #80) We are pleased to announce that the Executive Committee of the Governing Council has approved the appointment of Professor Christopher Yip for a five-year term as Associate … Read More

Highlights of Federal Budget 2017 (PDAD&C #79)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: March 23, 2017 Re: Highlights of Federal Budget 2017 (PDAD&C #79) Wednesday’s federal budget offered modest new funding in the face of global economic uncertainties, but its focus on skills development and innovation indicates that the government recognizes the vital role of universities in improving Canadians’ quality … Read More

Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #78)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: March 23, 2017 Re: Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #78) The Policy and Procedures for Faculty and Librarians on Academic Restructuring (“Policy”) supports collegial processes for academic planning and consultation on various matters that affect faculty and librarians. Paragraph 5 of … Read More

Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2017 to be Distributed in April 2017 (PDAD&C #72)

From: Sheila Brown, Chief Financial Officer Date: March 15, 2017 Re: Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2017 to be Distributed in April 2017 (PDAD&C #72) The endowment payout rate for 2017 will be $7.86 per unit, an increase of 2% from last year’s payout rate. This payout represents 3.88% of the opening market value of … Read More

Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #71)

From: Christopher Lang, Director, Office of Appeals, Discipline, and Faculty Grievances Date: March 9, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – Chair, Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (PDAD&C #71) On June 23, 2016, the Governing Council of the University of Toronto approved a new Policy on Open, Accessible, and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations. The Policy is … Read More