Report: Executive Committee - April 06, 2021

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Via Virtual Meeting


REPORT NUMBER 521 OF

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Thursday, April 6, 2021


To the Governing Council,
University of Toronto.

Your Committee reports that it held a special meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom, with the following members present:

Present:
Claire M.C. Kennedy (Chair), Brian Lawson (Vice-Chair), Meric S. Gertler (President), Olivia Batt, P.C. Choo, Janet Ecker, Sandra Hanington, Joan Johnston, Ernest W.N. Lam, Mark Lautens, Jiazhen (Diana) Li, Joanne McNamara, Salvatore Spadafora, Bruce Winter

Non-Voting Member:
Sheree Drummond, Secretary of the Governing Council

Secretariat:
Anwar Kazimi and Kristi Gourlay

In Attendance:
Anna Kennedy, Chair, Business Board and Member of the Governing Council
Paul Kingston, Chair, UTSC Campus Council and Member of the Governing Council
Andrew Szende, Chair, University Affairs Board and Member of the Governing Council
Nicholas Terpstra, Chair, Academic Board and Member of the Governing Council

Pursuant to section 28 (e) and 38 of By-Law Number 2,
consideration of item 1 took place in camera.

The meeting was held in Closed Session.

The Chair welcomed the attendees to the meeting.

The Committee moved In Camera.

  1. Senior Appointments
    1. Vice-President, International

      On motion duly moved, seconded, and carried

      YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

      THAT the following recommendations be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council for approval: 

      THAT Professor Joseph (Joe) Wong be appointed as Vice-President, International, effective April 7, 2021 until June 30, 2026.  

      THAT, pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2, the Governing Council consider the proposed appointment in camera.
    2. Acting Vice-President and Provost

      On motion duly moved, seconded, and carried

      YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

      THAT the following recommendations be endorsed and forwarded to the Governing Council for approval: 

      THAT Professor Trevor Young be appointed Acting Vice-President and Provost, for a six-month term, effective July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

      THAT, pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2, the Governing Council consider the proposed appointment in camera.

The Committee returned to closed session

The meeting adjourned at 9:28 a.m.



April 6, 2021