Report: Executive Committee - December 16, 2021

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Via Virtual Meeting room

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

REPORT NUMBER 527

December 16, 2021


To the Governing Council,
University of Toronto.

Your Committee reports that it held a special meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 3:45 p.m. via Zoom, with the following members present:

Present:
Brian Lawson (Chair), Janet Ecker (Vice-Chair), Meric S. Gertler (President), Vina Goghari, Sandra Hanington, Paul Huyer, Sarosh Jamal, Joan Johnston, Amin Kamaleddin, Ernest W.N. Lam, Kikelomo Lawal, Mark Lautens,

Regrets:
Vishar Yaghoubian Lara Zink

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

Secretariat:
Anwar Kazimi

In Attendance:
Anna Kennedy, Chair, Business Board and Member of the Governing Council
Grace Westcott, Chair, UTSC Campus Council and Member of the Governing Council
Vikram Chadalawada, Chair, University Affairs Board and Member of the Governing Council
Salvatore Spadafora, Chair, Academic Board and Member of the Governing Council
Samra Zafar, Chair, UTM Campus Council 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, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives

      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 Leah Cowen be appointed as Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives, effective January 1, 2022 until December 31, 2026.

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

    2. Acting Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions

      On motion duly moved, seconded, and carried

      YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

      THAT the appointment of Professor Lynn Wilson as Acting Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions be approved for three months from January 1 to March 31, 2022.


The Committee returned to closed session

The meeting adjourned at 4:10 p.m.



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