University of Toronto

Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life

Academic Administrators

Chairs’ Breakfast: Change Management

St. George Campus

Date: February 9, 2017 (8:30–10:00 am)
Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St.

This session will be hosted by Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost. The program will focus on a range of change initiatives, including curricular change, creating new degrees, and unit change, as well as broader topics such as transforming undergraduate education and effective leadership in taking a new direction within your unit.

Presenters:
Wendy Duff, Dean, Faculty of Information (iSchool);
Ira Jacobs, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education;
Brian Kavanagh, Chair, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine

Probationary & Continuing Status Review

 

UTSC Campus

Date: February 10, 2017 (10:00–11:30 am)
Location: AA160—UTSC Council Chambers

St. George Campus

Date: March 9, 2017 (1:00–2:00 pm)
Location: Governing Council Chambers, Simcoe Hall
Presenter: Office of Faculty & Academic Life

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Chairs’ Breakfast: The External Context

St. George Campus

Date: March 23, 2017 (8:30–10:00 am)
Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St.

Hosted by Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life, this session will focus on the public policy framework in which the University operates. Topics may include government relations, fees and tuition, research and study leave, and immigration.

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Chairs’ Breakfast: The Internal Environment

St. George Campus

Date: April 27, 2017 (8:30–10:00 am)
Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St.

Hosted by Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life, this session will focus on the President’s priorities as well as on the University’s outreach and fundraising activities. President Meric Gertler and Vice President, Advancement, David Palmer will attend.

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Interim & Tenure Review

 

St. George Campus

Date: May 16, 2017 (12:00–1:30 pm)
Location: Governing Council Chambers, Simcoe Hall

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UTM Campus

Date: May 8, 2017 (2:30–4:00 pm)
Location: UTM Council Chambers, room 3130

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UTSC Campus

Date: May 19, 2017 (10:00–11:30 am)
Location: AA401—Fourth Floor Conference Room

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Chairs’ Breakfast: Handling Complex Issues

St. George Campus

Date: May 18, 2017 (8:30–10:00 am)
Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks St.

Hosted by Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life, this session will focus on a range of complex issues frequently confronted by chairs. Topics may include issues with staff and faculty, including mental health, harassment, human rights, crisis management, and strategies for engaging in difficult conversations.

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2017-18 Orientation & Leadership Retreat

This three-day event is held annually in June, ahead of the new academic year. Invitations to the 2017-18 event will be sent to new academic administrators in winter 2017.

View the June 2016 materials.