Report: Executive Committee - October 27, 2022

Board Room (second floor), Simcoe Hall, 27 King’s College Circle


OCTOBER 27, 2022

To the Governing Council,

University of Toronto.

Your Committee reports that it held a special meeting on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 3:45p.m. in the Board Room (second floor), Simcoe Hall, with the following members present:

Janet Ecker (Chair), Anna Kennedy (Vice-Chair), Meric S. Gertler (President), David Bowden, Sarosh Jamal, Ernest Lam, Mark Lautens, Jan Mahrt-Smith, Joanne McNamara, Arman Rasekh

Regrets: Paul Huyer, Dveeta Lal, Kikelomo Lawal, Lara Zink

Non-Voting Member:

Sheree Drummond, Secretary of the Governing Council


Anwar Kazimi

In Attendance:

Doug McDougall, Chair, Academic Board and Member of the Governing Council
Sandra Hanington, Chair, Business Board and Member of the Governing Council

Grace Westcott, Chair, UTSC 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 Appointment: Appointment of Vice-President, University of Toronto and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough

    On motion duly moved, seconded, and carried


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

    THAT Professor Wisdom J. Tettey be appointed Vice-President, University of Toronto, concurrent with his appointment as Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough, for a five-year term effective July 1, 2023, to December 31, 2028 [five-year term over five and a half years to include a six-month administrative leave]. 
  2. 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 3:55 p.m.

November 10, 2022