Agenda Package: Academic Board - November 21, 2019

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Simcoe Hall, 27 King’s College Circle, Governing Council Chamber 2nd Floor

AGENDA

Pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2,
consideration of items 15-17 will take place in camera.


OPEN SESSION

  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 199 of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs – October 30, 2019)
    1. Follow-up Report from Previous Reviews*
      1. Department of Arts, Culture and Media (University of Toronto Scarborough)
      2. Forensic Science Program (University of Toronto Mississauga)
      3. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Faculty of Arts &Science)
      4. Department of Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Chemistry Program (Faculty of Arts and Science)
      5. Department of Spanish and Portuguese; Latin American Studies Program (Faculty of Arts & Science)
    2. Semi-Annual Report on the Reviews of Academic Units and Programs, April 2019 – October 2019*
  1. Budget Model Review (for information)*
  2. Proposed Revisions: Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (for information)*
  3. Academic Plan: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management’s A Catalyst for Change Academic Plan 2019-2024 (for information and feedback)* (Arising from Report Number 189 of the Planning and Budget Committee (October 31, 2019)

CONSENT AGENDA**

  1. Constitutional Amendments: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (for approval)**

    Be it Resolved

    THAT, subject to confirmation by the Executive Committee

    THAT the proposed amended Constitution of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Council, which was recommended for approval by the Council on October 30, 2019 be approved, effective July 1, 2020.
  2. Name Change of Academic Unit – Change in the Name of the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesia to the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (for approval)**

    Be it Resolved

    THAT subject to confirmation by the Executive Committee,

    THAT the name of the Department of Anesthesia be changed to the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, effective January 1, 2020.
  1. Capital Project: Report of the Project Planning Committee for 700 University, 17th floor: Fit-out for the Faculty of Arts & Science - Interim Space Needs (for approval)**

    Be It Resolved:

    THAT subject to confirmation by the Executive Committee,

    THAT the Report of the Project Planning Committee for 700 University: Fit-out for the Faculty of Arts & Science Interim Space Needs, dated October 2, 2019, be approved in principle; and,

    THAT the project totaling 5,238 rentable square metres (sm), be approved in principle, to be funded by the Faculty of Arts and Science Divisional Reserves.
  1. Report of the Previous Meeting: Report 223 – October 3, 2019 ( for approval)**
  1. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  2. Items for Information
    1. Provost’s Annual Report on Cases of Academic Discipline, 2018-2019**
    2. Semi-Annual Report: Academic Appeals Committee, Individual Cases, Fall 2019**
    3. Semi-Annual Report: University Tribunal, Individual Cases, Fall 2019**
    4. Report Number 258 of the Agenda Committee – November 12, 2019**
    5. Report Number 199 of the Committee on Academic Policy and Programs – October 30, 2019**
    6. Report Number 189 of the Planning and Budget Committee – October 31, 2019**
    7. Membership of the Advisory Committee on the University of Toronto Library System for 2019-2020**
  3. Date of the Next Meeting – Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 4:10 to 6:10 p.m.
  4. Other Business

IN CAMERA CONSENT AGENDA+

  1. Capital Project: Report of the Project Planning Committee for 700 University, 17th floor: Fit out for the Faculty of Arts & Science – Interim Space Needs – Total Project Costs and Sources of Funding (for approval)+
  1. Quarterly List of Donations of $250,000 or more to the University of Toronto August 1 to October 31, 2019 (for information)+

IN CAMERA AGENDA+

  1. Report of the Academic Board Striking Committee (for approval)+

    * 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 (tracey.gameiro@utoronto.ca).
    + Confidential documentation for members only.
    ++ Documentation forthcoming