Report: Executive Committee - Special Meeting - February 27, 2020

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

REPORT NUMBER 511 OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

To the Governing Council,
University of Toronto.

Your Committee reports that it held a special meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. in the Boardroom (room 209), Simcoe Hall, with the following members present:

Present:
Claire M. C. Kennedy, (Chair); Meric S. Gertler, President; Avrum I. Gotlieb*; Sarosh Jamal; Mark Lautens*; Mark H. Rowswell*; W. Keith Thomas*; Laurent-Philippe Veilleux*; Bruce Winter*;

Regrets:
Apefa Adjivon, Catherine Bragg, Janet Ecker, Ernest Lam, N. Jane Pepino,

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

Secretariat:
Anwar Kazimi, Secretary, Executive Committee

In Attendance:
Preet Banerjee, Chair, UTSC Campus Council and Member of the Governing Council*, Brian D. Lawson, Chair, Business Board 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

*participated by teleconference


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(a.) Senior Appointment: Reappointment of Vice-President, Communications

On motion duly moved, seconded and carried

YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

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

    THAT Mr. David Estok be re-appointed as Vice-President, Communications, subject to the approval of the terms and conditions by the Senior Appointments and Compensation Committee, for a five-year term, effective April 1, 2020 and continuing until March 31, 2025.
  2. THAT, pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2, the Governing Council consider the proposed appointment in camera. 

1(b.) Senior Appointment: Acting Vice-President and Provost

On motion duly moved, seconded and carried

YOUR COMMITTEE APPROVED

  1. 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 April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.
  2. THAT, pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2, the Governing Council consider the proposed appointment in camera. 


1(c.) Senior Appointment: Professor Lynn Wilson as Acting Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions (Extension)

On motion duly moved, seconded and carried

IT WAS RESOLVED

THAT subject to approval by the Governing Council of the recommendation that Professor Trevor Young be appointed Acting Vice-President and Provost, for a six-month term, effective April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020;  

THAT the appointment of Professor Lynn Wilson as Acting Vice-Provost, Relations with Health Care Institutions be extended for an additional six months from July 1 to December 31, 2020, bringing her entire term in this acting role to one year from January 1 to December 31, 2020. 

The Committee returned to closed session

The meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.

February 27, 2020