Vice-Deans + Associate Deans

Institutional Response to Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy (PDAD&C #18)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 4, 2018 Re: Institutional Response to Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy (PDAD&C #18) Earlier this year, the three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council … Read More

Reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing (PDAD&C #16)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: September 27, 2018 Re: Reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing (PDAD&C #16) I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the reappointment of Professor Linda Johnston as Dean of the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of … Read More

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

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

Update on Students from Saudi Arabia

From: Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost, Students Date: August 10, 2018 Re: Update on Students from Saudi Arabia The University is working to assist students who are affected by the Saudi Arabian government’s plans to withdraw its citizens from Canadian universities. We realize this is a stressful and uncertain time for those involved and we are reaching … Read More