Agenda Package: Executive Committee - June 14, 2021

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Via Virtual Meeting

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Monday, June 14, 2021, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


AGENDA

Pursuant to section 28 (e) and 38 of By-Law Number 2,
items 13 to 16 will take place in camera.


Closed Session

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Report of the President
  3. Items for Endorsement and Forwarding
    1. Proposal to Establish an Extra-Departmental Unit A: Faculty of Arts & Science, School of the Environment)* (Arising from Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT the proposal to establish the School of the Environment, an (EDU: B), as an Extra-Departmental Unit Type A, as described in the proposal dated April 12, 2021, be approved effective July 1, 2021.

    2. Proposal to Establish the Centre for Critical Development Studies (EDU:B) to the Department of Global Development Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough * (Arising from Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT, the Centre for Critical Development Studies (EDU:B) be converted to the Department of Global Development Studies, as described in the proposal dated April 13, 2021, be approved to be effective as of July 1, 2021. 

CONSENT AGENDA**

  1. Item for Confirmation
    1. Constitutional Amendments: School of Graduate Studies*(Arising from Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)).

      Be it confirmed by the Executive Committee

      THAT the proposed amended Constitution of the School of Graduate Studies, which was recommended for approval by the Graduate Education Council on April 20, 2021 be approved, effective July 1, 2021.
  2. Items for Endorsement and Forwarding
    1. Revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs* (Arising from Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT the proposed revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs, dated May 5, 2021, be approved, effective immediately.

    2. Revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Planning & Budget Committee* (Arising from Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT the proposed revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Planning & Budget Committee, dated May 6, 2021, be approved, effective immediately.

    3. Revisions to the UTM Campus Council and its Committees Terms of Reference* (Arising from Report Number 48 of the UTM Campus Council (May 19, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT the proposed revisions to the UTM Campus Council and its Committees Terms of Reference, dated May 19, 2021, be approved, effective immediately.

    4. Revisions to the UTSC Campus Council and its Committees Terms of Reference* (Arising from Report Number 48 of the UTSC Campus Council (May 20, 2021)).

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council

      THAT the proposed revisions to the UTSC Campus Council and its Committees Terms of Reference, dated May 20, 2021, be approved, effective immediately.

    5. Summer Executive Authority

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the following recommendation be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council
      1. THAT until the next regular meeting of the Governing Council or its appropriate committee or board, authority be granted to the President for:
        1. decisions on other matters the urgency of which does not permit their deferral until the next regular meeting of the Governing Council or its appropriate standing committee or board,
        2. appointments to categories 21, 32, and 53 of the Policy on Appointments and Remuneration approved by the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, dated May 30, 2007; 4
        3. approval of such additional curriculum changes as may arise for the summer and September 2021; and
      2. THAT all actions taken under this authority be approved by the Chair of the Governing Council prior to implementation and reported to the appropriate committee or board for information.

1Category 2 includes the positions of Vice-President, Secretary of the Governing Council, and University Ombudsperson, which are subject to the approval of the Governing Council.
2Category 3 includes the positions of Deputy Provost, Associate and Vice-Provosts, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Legal Counsel and Deputy Secretary of the Governing Council, which are subject to the approval of the Executive Committee, and are reported for information to the Governing Council.
3Category 5 includes the head of Internal Audit (approved by the Business Board) and the Warden of Hart House (approved by the University Affairs Board); such appointments are reported for information to the Governing Council.
4Approval of Academic Administrative Appointments until the next regular meeting of the Agenda Committee of the Academic Board shall be approved by electronic ballot and shall require the response of at least five members of the Agenda Committee.


  1. Report of the Previous Meeting of the Executive Committee* (for approval)

    Report Number 522 of the Executive Committee (May 4, 2021)
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  2. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  3. Minutes of the Governing Council Meeting – May 13, 2021* (for information)
  4. Business Arising from the Minutes of the Governing Council Meeting
  5. Reports for Information
    1. Report Number 44 of the Pension Committee (March 24, 2021)*
    2. Report Number 48 of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Council (May 19, 2021)*
    3. Report Number 48 of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Council (May 20 2021)*
    4. Report Number 224 of the University Affairs Board (May 25, 2021)*
    5. Report Number 234 of the Academic Board (May 27, 2021)*
    6. Report Number 90 of the Elections Committee (June 2, 2021)*

  1. Date of Next Meeting – Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  2. Other Business
    1. Governing Council meeting: June 24, 2021

In Camera Session

  1. Cyber Security Update
  2. Items for Endorsement and Forwarding to the Governing Council
    1. Appointment of an Assistant Secretary to the Discipline Appeals Board+
    2. Banting Research Foundation - Revisions to Letters Patent and Bylaws+
    3. External Appointments: Banting Research Foundation Board of Trustees+ (for approval)+
  3. Items for Approval by the Executive Committee
    1. Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters: Recommendations for Expulsion+
    2. Senior Appointment++
    3. External Appointments
      1. Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) Inc Board of Directors+
      2. University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation (UTAM) Members and Directors+
      3. West Park Healthcare Centre Board of Directors+

  1. Committee Members with the President
  2. Committee Members alone

* Documentation is attached.
** Documentation for consent item included. This item will be given individual consideration
by the Committee only if a member so requests. Members with questions or who would like the
consent item to be discussed by the Committee are invited to notify the Secretary, Mr. Anwar Kazimi,
at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by email at anwar.kazimi@utoronto.ca
*** Documentation to follow
+ Confidential documentation is attached for members only.
++ Confidential documentation to be distributed at the meeting to members only.
+++ Confidential documentation to follow.