Report: Agenda Committee - May 17, 2022

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Via Virtual Meeting room

REPORT NUMBER 287 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE

May 17, 2022

To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto

Your Committee reports that it held a virtual meeting on May 17, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. with the following members present:

PRESENT:
Salvatore Spadafora, (Chair), Douglas McDougall, (Vice-Chair), Cheryl Regehr, (Vice-President and Provost), Linda Johnston, Ernest W.N. Lam, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Susan McCahan, Nicholas Rule, Evan Tang

REGRETS:

SECRETARIAT:
Tracey Gameiro, Secretary, Agenda Committee

IN ATTENDANCE:
Daniella Mallinick (Director, Academic Programs, Planning & Quality Assurance, Office
of the Vice-Provost, Academic Programs), 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 guests to the meeting and thanked them for their attendance.
  2. Academic Board – Review and Approval of Agenda – May 26, 2022

    The Committee reviewed and confirmed the agenda for the last meeting of the Academic Board for the 2021-2022 governance year, scheduled for May 26, 2022.
  3. Approval of the Reports of the Previous Meeting

    Report 286 from the Committee’s meeting on April 19, 2022, was approved.
  4. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting

    There was no business arising from the Report of the previous meeting.
  5. Date of the Next Meeting – May 31, 2021

    The Chair stated that the next meeting would be held on Monday, May 31, 2021, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  6. Other Business

    There were no items of other business.


The Committee moved IN CAMERA.

  1. Appointments: 2022-2023 Nominating Committee for the University Tribunal and Academic Appeals Committee

    On a motion duly moved, seconded and carried

    YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

    THAT the following individuals be appointed to the 2020-2021 Nominating Committee for the University Tribunal and the Academic Appeals Committee for a term from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023:

    Professor Jutta Brunnée, Chair and President’s designate 
    Professor Ben Alarie, teaching staff member of the Academic Board 
    Mr. Peng Fu, alumni member of the Academic Board 
    Ms Emily Hawes, student member of the Academic Board 
  2. Academic Administrative Appointments

    On a motion duly moved, seconded and carried

    YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

    The following academic administrative appointments.

FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE

Professor Ryan Balot

Chair

Department of Political Science

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027

[includes a year of approved leave, to be taken in six month blocks at separate times]

Associate Professor Alana Boland

Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning

July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

[extension]

Associate Professor Susan Hill

Director

Centre for Indigenous Studies

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2028

[renewal, including one year of approved leave]

Professor Franco Pierno

Acting Chair & Graduate Chair
Department of Italian Studies

July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Associate Professor Dale Turner

Acting Director

Centre for Indigenous Studies

July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

[pending the approval of the Director’s renewal]

FACULTY OF INFORMATION (iSCHOOL)

Professor Marsha Chechik

Acting Dean

July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

FACULTY OF KINESIOLOGY & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Ashley Stirling

Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

[extension, including six months approved leave]

Professor Timothy Welsh

Interim Associate Dean, Research

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

[extension]

TEMERTY FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Professor Carol Swallow

Chair

Department of Surgery

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027

ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION

Associate Professor Angela Pyle

Interim Director
Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MISSISSAUGA

Professor Salvatore Bancheri

Interim Chair

Department of Language Studies

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

Associate Professor Steven Short

Chair

Department of Biology

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2027

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCARBOROUGH

Professor Georgios Archontitsis

Chair

Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

[renewal]

Professor Rene Harrison

Vice-Dean, Graduate & Postgraduate Studies

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025

THE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.

The meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m.

May 17, 2022