Principals + Vice-Principals

Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #15)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 21, 2018 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science (PDAD&C #15) In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President Gertler has appointed a committee to advise on the appointment of a new Dean of the … Read More

Update – Online Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training Moved to Quercus (PDAD&C #14)

From: Angela Treglia, Director, Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Date: September 20, 2018 Re: Update – Online Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training Moved to Quercus (PDAD&C #14) The Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Training module has moved to Quercus, the University’s new Learning Management Engine. The SVEP Training module is available by self-enrolling on … Read More

Checklist for Identifying Deceptive Publishers

From: Lori Ferris, Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance Date: September 20, 2018 Re: Checklist for Identifying Deceptive Publishers Deceptive publishers, also known as “predatory journals”, are for-profit entities that purport to publish high quality academic research, but do not follow scholarly publishing best practices. Sending your manuscript to one of these low-quality publications can cost … Read More

Course Evaluation Validation Study

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Date: September 13, 2018 Re: Course Evaluation Validation Study Under the leadership of my Office, the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) has completed a study of the University’s course evaluation framework. The study was focused on the framework’s institutional items that … Read More

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on U of T (PDAD&C #12)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 13, 2018 Re: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on U of T (PDAD&C #12) This memo provides initial information regarding the potential application of the GDPR to various University of Toronto activities. Experts from around the world continue to assess this legislation, and … Read More

Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #13)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 13, 2018 Re: Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #13) I am delighted to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2018-19 Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards. These University-wide awards recognize our strengths in teaching and learning, and celebrate … Read More

Equity and Diversity in Research and Innovation Working Group Final Report (PDAD&C #11)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: September 11, 2018 Re: Equity and Diversity in Research and Innovation Working Group Final Report (PDAD&C #11) The University of Toronto’s commitment to equity and diversity is central to its public mission as well as its devotion to the pursuit of excellence. One of the strategic objectives … Read More

Now Available – New Website for the Division of the Vice-President & Provost

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 6, 2018 Re: New Website for the Division of the Vice-President & Provost I am pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Division of the Vice-President & Provost. The redesign of the website, developed in collaboration with our VPP Systems Team, is an … Read More

Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Principal, University College (PDAD&C #10)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students David Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Date: August 22, 2018 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Principal, University College (PDAD&C #10) As announced in PDAD&C #97 on May 24, 2018, Professor Donald Ainslie will end his second term as Principal of University … Read More

Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Principal, Woodsworth College (PDAD&C #9)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students David Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science Date: August 22, 2018 Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Principal, Woodsworth College (PDAD&C #9) As announced in PDAD&C #98 on May 24, 2018, Professor Joseph Desloges will end his second term as Principal of Woodsworth … Read More