Agenda Package: Governing Council - April 2, 2020

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AGENDA

Pursuant to section 38 of By-Law Number 2, the Executive Committee has determined
that consideration of item 14 will take place in camera.


Open Session

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Report of the President
  3. Tuition Fees and Budget
    1. Annual Report on Student Financial Support 2018-19: Vice-Provost, Students*
      (for information)

    2. Tuition Fee Schedules for Publicly Funded Programs, 2020-21*
      (Arising from Report Number 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020)

      Be it Resolved

      THAT the 2020-21 tuition fees as described in the Tuition Fee Schedule for Publicly-Funded Programs 2020-21 (February xx, 2020) be approved.

    3. Tuition Fee Schedule for Self-Funded Programs, 2020-21*
      (Arising from Report Number 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020)

      Be it Resolved

      THAT the Tuition Fee Schedule for Self-Funded Programs for 2020-21 be approved.

    4. Budget Report 2020-21 and Long Range Budget Guidelines 2020-21 to 2024-25* (Arising from Report Number 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020) and Report Number 226 of the Academic Board (March 12, 2020))

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the Budget Report, 2020-2021 be approved, and

THAT the Long Range Budget Guidelines 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 be approved in principle.

  1. Amendments to the Policy with Respect to Workplace Harassment dated May 13, 2010
    (amended October 26, 2017)*

    (Arising from Report 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020))

    Be it Resolved

    THAT the amendments to the Policy with Respect to Workplace Harassment be approved, effective April 3, 2020.

  2. Amendments to the Policy with Respect to Workplace Violence dated May 13, 2010
    (amended October 26, 2017)*

    (Arising from Report 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020))

    Be it Resolved

    THAT the amendments to the Policy with Respect to Workplace Violence be approved, effective April 3, 2020.

  3. Establishment of COVID-19 Special Committee*

    Be it Resolved
    1. THAT a Special Committee of Governing Council be created, to be called the “COVID-19 Special Committee of Governing Council”;

    2. THAT this Special Committee shall exist up to and including the first regularly scheduled meeting of the Governing Council for the 2020-2021 academic year, at which time it can be discontinued, or, if the Governing Council so approves, be continued with or without modifications for such further specific term as the Governing Council determines necessary to respond to any ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the University;

    3. THAT this Special Committee be composed of the following members of Governing Council: the Chair; the Vice-Chair; the President; and the Vice-President and Provost (such positions being understood to include any person duly elected or appointed to such position in an interim capacity);

    4. THAT this Special Committee have the power to make decisions and take actions on matters the urgency of which does not permit their deferral until the next regular meeting of Governing Council or its appropriate standing committee, campus council or board;

    5. THAT prior to making decisions or taking actions on such matters the Special Committee will use its best efforts to advise or consult with the Chairs of any such standing committee, campus council or board; and

    6. THAT at the next meeting of the Governing Council all actions and decisions taken by the Special Committee, where they would otherwise have required approval of or other action by or in respect of Governing Council or any of its standing committees, campus councils, or boards, shall be reported to the Governing Council for its information.

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Minutes of the Previous Meeting of the Governing Council – February 27, 2020*
    (for approval)
  2. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  3. Update to the Policy on Information Security and the Protection of Digital Assets*
    (for information)
  4. Reports for Information
    1. Report Number 40 of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Council (March 9, 2020)*
    2. Report Number 40 of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Council (March 10, 2020)*
    3. Report Number 216 of the University Affairs Board (March 11, 2020)*
    4. Report Number 226 of the Academic Board (March 12, 2020)*
    5. Report Number 251 of the Business Board (March 18, 2020)*
    6. Report Number 509 of the Executive Committee (December 12, 2019)(Special Meeting)*
    7. Report Number 510 of the Executive Committee (February 12, 2020)*
    8. Report Number 511 of the Executive Committee (February 27, 2020)(Special Meeting)*
    9. Report Number 512 of the Executive Committee (March 24, 2020)*

  1. Date of Next Meeting – Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the University of Toronto Mississauga
  2. Question Period
  3. Other Business

In Camera Session

  1. Non-Governing Council Member to the Pension Committee+ (for approval)

* Documentation is attached.
** Documentation for consent item included. This item will be given individual consideration by the Committee only if a member so requests.
Members with questions or who would like the consent item to be discussed by the Committee are invited to notify the Secretary,
Ms Sheree Drummond, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by telephone at 416-978-8425 or by email at sheree.drummond@utoronto.ca
*** Documentation is to follow
+ Confidential documentation is attached for members only.