Agenda Package: Academic Board - November 17, 2021

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Item 4 will involve discussions related to sexual violence. These discussions may be challenging and difficult for some attendees. You are encouraged to take care of yourself. A representative from the University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre will be available to provide support during the meeting. If at any time during the meeting you require support, please e-mail your phone number to Individuals looking for support related to sexual violence can also contact the SVPS Centre directly at 416-978-2266 to schedule an appointment.

The following additional supports are also available to the University community to access:
Faculty, Staff & Librarians: Employee & Family Assistance Program – 1-800-663-1142
Students: My Student Support Program (My SSP): 1-844-451-9700


Pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2,
consideration of item 11 will take place in camera.


  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Report of the Vice-President and Provost
  3. Review of Academic Programs and Units – Part 1 (for information)* (Arising from report Number 210 of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs – October 26, 2021)
    1. Follow-up Report from Previous Reviews*
      1. Department of Management (University of Toronto Scarborough)
    2. Semi-Annual Report on the Reviews of Academic Units and Programs, October 2020 – October 2021*
  4. Proposed Revisions: Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (for information)*
  5. Review of the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy – Overview (for information)* (Presentation)


  1. Report of the Previous Meeting: Report 235 – October 12, 2021 ( for approval)**
  2. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  3. Items for Information**
    1. Provost’s Annual Report on Cases of Academic Discipline, 2020-2021
    2. Semi-Annual Report: Academic Appeals Committee, Individual Cases, Fall 2021
    3. Semi-Annual Report: University Tribunal, Individual Cases, Fall 2021
    4. Report Number 281 of the Agenda Committee – November 4, 2021
    5. Report Number 210 of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs – October 26, 2021
    6. Membership of the Advisory Committee on the University of Toronto Library System for 2021-2022
  4. Date of the Next Meeting – January 27, 2022 at 3:10 to 5:10 p.m.
  5. Other Business


  1. Quarterly List of Donations of $250,000 or more to the University of Toronto August 1 to October 31, 2021 (for information)+

* Documentation attached
** Documentation for consent item included. This item will be given individual
consideration by the Board only if a member so requests. Members with questions
or who would like a consent item to be discussed by the Board are asked to notify
the Secretary, Ms. Tracey Gameiro, at least 24 hours before the meeting, by
telephone (416-978-8425) or by email (
+ Confidential documentation for members only.
*** Documentation forthcoming