Vice-Deans + Associate Deans

  • Changes to the Academic Administrative Procedures Manual Regarding PTR Guidelines for Faculty (PDAD&C #53)

    From: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic LifeDate: March 12, 2021Re: Changes to the Academic Administrative Procedures Manual Regarding PTR Guidelines for Faculty (PDAD&C #53) I am writing to share four important clarifications and changes to the Progress Through the Rank (PTR) guidelines section in the Academic Administrative Procedures Manual (APPM). These are the outcome of discussions between […]

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #52)

    From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education & Dean, School of Graduate StudiesDate: March 12, 2021Re: Announcing the Advisory Committee for the Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation, School of Graduate Studies (PDAD&C #52) On June 30, 2021, Professor Gretchen Kerr will be stepping down as Vice-Dean, Programs and Innovation in order to assume her […]

  • Fall 2021 Plans

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost  Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & EquityScott Mabury, Vice-President, University Operations Date:  March 4, 2021    Re:  Fall 2021 Plans   The past year has been challenging for members of our community, as it has been for people around the world. At the University of Toronto, staff, students, faculty and librarians have risen to the challenges presented by COVID-19. You have adapted to evolving public health conditions, and demonstrated creativity in advancing our academic mission, […]

  • Appointment of Professor Rhonda McEwen as Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #49)

    From: Alexandra Gillespie, Vice-President & Principal, University of Toronto MississaugaCheryl Regehr, Vice-President & ProvostDate: March 4, 2021Re: Appointment of Professor Rhonda McEwen as Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga (PDAD&C #49) We are delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Rhonda McEwen as Vice-Principal, […]

  • Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2021 to be Distributed in April 2021 (PDAD&C #50)

    From: Sheila Brown, Chief Financial OfficerDate: March 3, 2021Re: Endowment Payout Rate for Fiscal 2021 to be Distributed in April 2021 (PDAD&C #50) The endowment payout rate for 2021 will be $8.51 per unit, an increase of 2% from last year’s payout rate. This payout represents 3.8% of the opening market value of the endowments, within […]

  • Call for Proposals — Global Classrooms

    From: Joseph Wong, Vice-President, InternationalDate: March 3, 2021Re: Call for Proposals — Global Classrooms Funding is available to support the development of Global Classrooms through a recently launched funding initiative. Global Classrooms (GC) offer an accessible way to internationalize teaching and learning experiences by combining global and cross-cultural collaborations with technology. Additionally, they enable faculty and instructors […]

  • Graduate and Undergraduate Student Experience in the Research University & Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership 2021 (PDAD&C #48)

    From: Joshua Barker, Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & EducationMicah Stickel, Vice-Provost, StudentsDate: February 25, 2021Re: Graduate and Undergraduate Student Experience in the Research University & Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership 2021 (PDAD&C #48) In the coming weeks, the University of Toronto will be participating in two surveys for both graduate and undergraduate students under the aegis of […]

  • April 30, 2021 Fiscal Year-end Closing

    From: Pierre Piché, Controller and Director of Financial ServicesDate: February 18, 2021Re: April 30, 2021 Fiscal Year-end Closing As we approach the end of the 2021 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that all financial activity for the year is accurately recorded in your accounts prior to closing the accounts. In order to assist you, please […]

  • Vaccinations and Provincial Regulations

    From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost  Salvatore Spadafora, Special Advisor to the President and Provost on COVID-19 Date:  February 12, 2021Re: Vaccinations and Provincial Regulations   Dear Colleagues,  We are writing to give you a brief update on two matters that are top of mind for many in our community: (1) vaccinations and (2) Monday’s announcement from the Province regarding the phased return of health regions to the colour-coded provincial framework.  Vaccinations:  Guided by Ontario’s Ethical […]

  • Modification to Tenure Committee Meeting Protocols for the Remainder of the 2020-21 Academic Year (PDAD&C #45)

    From: Heather Boon, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic LifeDate: February 12, 2021Re: Modification to Tenure Committee Meeting Protocols for the Remainder of the 2020-21 Academic Year (PDAD&C #45) Further to PDAD&C #24 (dated November 19, 2020), and in light of the continued public health concerns associated with the pandemic, the University and the University of Toronto Faculty Association […]