Report: Agenda Committee - December 11, 2020

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Via Virtual Meeting

REPORT NUMBER 270 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE
Friday, December 11, 2020

To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto

Your Committee reports that it held a virtual meeting on Friday, December 11, 2020, at 3:00 p.m., with the following members present:

Nicholas Terpstra (Chair), Douglas McDougall (Vice-Chair), Mark Schmuckler (Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Innovations in Undergraduate Education), Markus Bussmann, Samantha Chang, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Nicholas Rule

Regrets:
Cheryl Regehr (Vice-President and Provost), Ernest W.N. Lam

Secretariat:
Tracey Gameiro (Secretary, Agenda Committee)

In Attendance:
Archana Sridhar (Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost), Susan McCahan (Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Innovations in Undergraduate Education (on leave))

The Meeting was held in Closed Session


1. Chair’s Remarks

The Chair welcomed members to the final Committee meeting for 2020.

Approvals by Electronic Ballot

The Chair noted that prior to the Committee’s meeting there had been a need, because of time constraints, to consider an academic administrative appointment by means of electronic ballot. He read the resolution of December 1, 2020.

YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

the following academic administrative appointment

FACULTY OF LAW

University Professor Jutta Brunnée

Dean

January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025

2. Approval of the Report of the Previous Meeting

Report 269 from the meeting of November 5, 2020, was approved.

3. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting

There was no business arising from the Report of the previous meeting

4. Date of the Next Meeting – Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Chair stated that the next meeting would be held in the New Year on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

5. Other Business

There were no items of other business.

The Committee moved IN CAMERA.

6. Academic Administrative Appointments

On a motion duly moved, seconded and carried
YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED
The following academic administrative appointments.

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

Associate Professor Gillian Hamilton

Acting Vice-Dean, Academic Planning
July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2022

(pending approval of Associate Professor Penelope Lockwood)

Associate Professor, Teaching Streaming William (Bill) Ju

Associate Dean, Student Affairs
January 01, 2021 to December 31, 2025

Associate Professor Penelope Lockwood

Vice Dean, Academic Planning
July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2025
[includes one year of blended administrative and research and study leave]

Professor Michael Rosenthal

Acting Director
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
January 01, 2021 to December 31, 2021

(pending approval of Professor Anna Shternshis)

Professor Anna Shternshis

Director
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2026

[includes six months of administrative leave]

Professor N. Scot Wortley

Acting Director
Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies
January 01, 2021 to June 30, 2021

Professor Cheryl Misak

Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
December 15, 2020 to December 31, 2021

TEMERTY FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Professor Lisa Robinson

Vice Dean, Strategy and Operations
January 01, 2021 to December 31, 2025

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCARBOROUGH

Professor Bill Gough

Vice-Principal, Academic and Dean
July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2024

[renewal]

THE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.

The meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.