Report: Agenda Committee - March 02, 2021

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Via Virtual Meeting

REPORT NUMBER 273 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE
Tuesday, March 2, 2021


To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto

Your Committee reports that it held a virtual meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Simcoe Hall with the following members present:

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

REGRETS:
Ernest W.N. Lam

SECRETARIAT:
Tracey Gameiro, Secretary, Agenda Committee

IN ATTENDANCE:
Scott Mabury, Vice-President, Operations & Real Estate Partnerships
Archana Sridhar, Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost
Elizabeth Cragg, Director, Office of the Vice-President, Operations & Real Estate Partnerships

The Meeting was held in Closed Session


  1. Chair’s Remarks

    The Chair thanked members for their attendance.
  2. Academic Board – Review and Approval of Agenda – Thursday, March 11, 2021

    The Committee reviewed and confirmed the agenda for the Thursday, March 11, 2021 Academic Board meeting.
  3. Approval of the Reports of the Previous Meeting

    Report 272 from the meeting of January 20, 2021 was approved.
  4. Business Arising from the Reports of the Previous Meetings

    There was no business arising from the Reports of the previous meetings.
  5. Date of the Next Meeting – Tuesday, April 20, 2021

    The Chair reminded members that the Committee would meet next on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  6. Other Business

    There were no items of other business.


The Committee moved IN CAMERA.

  1. Academic Administrative Appointments

    On a motion duly moved, seconded and carried

    YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

    The following academic administrative appointments:

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Professor Aimy Bazylak

Acting Vice-Dean, Undergraduate
March 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION

Associate Professor Rhonda Martinussen

Director

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2022

[extension]

TEMERTY FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Professor Patricia Houston

Vice-Dean, Medical Education
July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026

[renewal]

Professor Tim Hughes

Interim Chair and Graduate Chair

Department of Molecular Genetics
April 01, 2021 to June 30, 2022
[or until a new Chair is appointed, whichever is first] [extension]

Professor Justin Nodwell

Vice-Dean, Research and Graduate Education
May 01, 2021 to June 30, 2026

[includes two months of administrative leave]

Professor Lynn-Marie Wilson

Vice Dean, Clinical and Faculty Affairs
April 01, 2021 to October 31, 2026
[renewal; includes seven months of administrative leave]

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MISSISSAUGA

Associate Professor Rhonda McEwen

Vice-Principal, Academic & Dean
July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2026

[includes six months of administrative leave]

Associate Professor Jacob Gallagher-Ross

Chair

Department of English and Drama
July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025

[includes one year of approved research and study leave]

Professor Esteban Parra

Chair
Department of Anthropology
July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023
[extension]


THE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.

The meeting adjourned at 3:34 p.m.


March 3, 2021