Report: Agenda Committee - December 13, 2019

-
Simcoe Hall, 27 King’s College Circle, Board Room, 2nd Floor

REPORT NUMBER 259 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE
Friday, December 13, 2019

To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto

Your Committee reports that it met on Friday, December 13, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Simcoe Hall with the following members present:

PRESENT: Nicholas Terpstra, Chair , Douglas McDougall, Vice-Chair , Markus Bussman* , Samantha Chang, Richard Hegele, Susan McCahan, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Cheryl Regehr,

REGRETS: Ernest W.N. Lam

SECRETARIAT: Tracey Gameiro, Secretary, Agenda Committee

IN ATTENDANCE: Archana Sridhar, Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost

*via teleconference

The Meeting was held in Closed Session


  1. Chair’s Remarks

The Chair welcomed members to the final Committee meeting for 2019.

  1. Approval of the Report of the Previous Meeting

Report 258 from the meeting of November 12, 2019, was approved.

  1. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting

    There was no business arising from the Report of the previous meeting
  2. Date of the Next Meeting – Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    The Chair stated that the next meeting would be held in the New Year on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  3. 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 Greg Evans Interim Director Institute for Studies in Transdisciplinary Engineering Education and Practice, (ISTEP) 
January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 [extension]
[or until the appointment of a new Director, whichever comes first]

FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE
Professor Pamela Klassen Chair and Graduate Chair Department for the Study of Religion
July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2026 [including 1 year leave]

Professor Nicholas Rule Interim Vice-Dean, Undergraduate
January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020

FACULTY OF INFORMATION
Professor Wendy Duff Dean
January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 [extension]

FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Associate Professor Scott Heximer Chair and Graduate Chair Department of Physiology
January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024

THE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.

The meeting adjourned at 2:06 p.m.

December 13, 2019