Report: Agenda Committee - May 31, 2021

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Via Virtual Meeting

REPORT NUMBER 278 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE
Monday, May 31, 2021

To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto

Your Committee reports that it held a virtual meeting on Monday, May 31, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. 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:
Archana Sridhar (Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost)

The Meeting was held in Closed Session


  1. Chair’s Remarks

    The Chair welcomed members and thanked them for their time. He identified the Committee had two items of business to conduct.
  2. Approval of the Report of the Previous Meeting

    Report 277 from the meeting of May 18, 2021, 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, June 23, 2021

    The Chair stated that the final meeting would be held on June 23, 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 Sarah Finkelstein

Chair

Department of Earth Sciences

July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026

Professor Robert Jerrard

Chair and Graduate Chair

Department of Mathematics

July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026

ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION

Associate Professor Sarfaroz Niyozov

Acting Associate Dean, Programs

July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Associate Professor Joshua Barker

Dean

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027

(renewal)

Professor Martin Pickave

Graduate Chair

Department of Philosophy

July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2027

(renewal; includes one year leave)

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MISSISSAUGA

Associate Professor Teaching Stream Tracey Bowen

Acting Director

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology

July 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022

Associate Professor Sarah Sharma

Director

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology

July 01, 2021 to June 30, 2027

(includes a year on sabbatical; official start is September 1, 2022)

THE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.

The meeting adjourned at 3:12 p.m.

May 31, 2021