REPORT NUMBER 290 OF THE AGENDA COMMITTEE
september 28, 2022
To the Academic Board,
University of Toronto
Your Committee reports that it held a virtual meeting on September 28, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. with the following members present:
Douglas McDougall, (Chair), Ernest W.N. Lam, (Vice-Chair), Susan McCahan, (Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Innovations in Undergraduate Education), Catherine Amara, Aarthi Ashok, Jan Mahrt-Smith
Tracey Gameiro, Secretary, Agenda Committee
Andrea Russell, Acting Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost
The Meeting was held in Closed Session
- Chair’s Remarks
The Chair welcomed members to the first meeting of the Committee for 2022-2023, and introduced himself as incoming Chair.
The Chair then provided an overview of the Committee membership, function, and procedures. He noted that background materials were available on the Committee’s Resources section of the governance portal, as well as on the Committee’s website.
- Report on Approvals under Summer Executive Authority
The Chair reminded members that on June 28, 2022, the Council approved the annual delegation of authority to the President to act on behalf of the Governing Council during the summer months. The Chair reported that the following academic administrative appointments had been approved under the Agenda Committee’s Summer Executive Authority by means of electronic ballot.
FACULTY OF KINESIOLOGY AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Acting Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs
July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
The Report on Approvals Under Summer Executive Authority was received by the Committee for information.
Calendar of Business and Terms of Reference
The Committee reviewed the 2022-2023 Agenda Committee Calendar of Business. The Chair then reviewed the Committee’s Terms of Reference. He noted that much of the work undertaken by the Agenda Committee involved confirmation of the Academic Board agenda and approval of Academic Administrative Appointments. He encouraged members to review the Terms of Reference if they had not already done so.
Academic Board – Review and Approval of Agenda – October 6, 2022
The Committee reviewed and confirmed the agenda for the October 6, 2022 Academic Board meeting.
Approval of the Report of the Previous Meeting
Report 289 from the meeting of June 27, 2022, was approved.
- Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
There was no business arising from the Report of the previous meeting
- Date of the Next Meeting – November 3, 2022
The Chair stated that the next meeting would be held on November 3, 2022, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
- Other Business
There were no items of other business.
The Committee moved IN CAMERA.
- Appointments: 2022-2023 Striking Committee
The Chair reviewed the responsibilities of the Striking Committee and the process for establishing its membership.
On motion duly moved, seconded and carried
YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED
THAT the following members of the Academic Board be appointed to the 2022 - 2023 Striking Committee of the Academic Board for a term effective immediately to June 30, 2023.
Adam Fox, administrative staff member
Jennifer Dolman, alumnus
Daniel Zimmerman, student
Academic Administrative Appointments
On a motion duly moved, seconded and carried
YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED
The following academic administrative appointments.
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE
Professor Markus Stock Vice-Dean, College Relations
October 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Professor Kelly Lyons Acting Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation
January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023
TEMERTY FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Professor Jan Seuntjens Interim Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023 (or until a new chair is appointed, whichever is first) (extension)
tHE COMMITTEE RETURNED TO CLOSED SESSION.
The meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.
September 29, 2022