Agenda Package: Governing Council - June 28, 2022

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Council Chamber, Simcoe Hall, 27 King's College Circle, 2nd floor

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Item 7 will involve discussions related to sexual violence. These discussions may be challenging and difficult for some attendees. You are encouraged to take care of yourself. A representative from the University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre will be available to provide support during the meeting. If at any time during the meeting you require support, please e-mail your phone number to svpscentre@utoronto.ca. Individuals looking for support related to sexual violence can also contact the SVPS Centre directly at 416-978-2266 to schedule an appointment.

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AGENDA

Pursuant to sections 28(e) and 38 of By-Law Number 2,
consideration of items 18 and 19 will take place in camera.


OPEN SESSION

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Report of the President (Presentation)
  3. Strategic Presentation: The University of Toronto International Strategic Plan 2022-2027 – Professor Joseph Wong, Vice-President, International (Presentation)
  4. UTM Strategic Framework* (for information) (Arising from Report Number 53 of the UTM Campus Council (May 24, 2022)) (Presentation)
  5. Audited Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year ended April 30, 2022* (Arising from Report Number 265 of the Business Board (June 21, 2022))

    Be It Resolved

    THAT the University of Toronto audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022, be approved.

  6. External Auditors: Appointment for 2022-2023* (Arising from Report Number 265 of the Business Board (June 21, 2022))

    Be It Resolved

    THAT Ernst & Young LLP be re-appointed as external auditors of the University of Toronto for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2023.

  7. Review of the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment* (for information) (Arising from Report Number 240 of the Academic Board (May 26, 2022))(Abbreviated Presentation) (Full Presentation)

CONSENT AGENDA

  1. Minutes of the Previous Meeting of the Governing Council – May 19, 2022** (for approval)
  2. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting
  3. Proposal to Establish an Extra-Departmental Unit B (EDU: B) - Proposal to Establish the Centre for Caribbean Studies as an EDU: B, Faculty of Arts & Science* (Arising from Report Number 240 of the Academic Board (May 26, 2022))

    Be It Resolved

    THAT the proposal to establish the Centre for Caribbean Studies as an EDU:B, effective July 1, 2022, as described in the proposal dated March 31, 2022, be approved effective July 1, 2022.

  4. Proposal to Establish an Extra-Departmental Unit A (EDU:A) - Proposal to Establish the Centre for Indigenous Studies (EDU:B) as an EDU:A, Faculty of Arts & Science* (Arising from Report Number 240 of the Academic Board (May 26, 2022))

    Be it Resolved that:

    THAT the proposal to establish the Centre for Indigenous Studies, an EDU: B, as an EDU:A, as described in the proposal dated March 31, 2022, be approved effective July 1, 2022.

  5. Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Toronto and the Toronto School of Theology and its Member Institutions, 2022 * (Arising from Report Number 240 of the Academic Board (May 26, 2022))

    Be It Resolved

    THAT the proposed Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Toronto and the Toronto School of Theology and its Member Institutions, 2022, be approved effective July 1, 2022.

  6. Summer Executive Authority**

    Be It Resolved

    1. THAT until the next regular meeting of the Governing Council or its appropriate committee or board, authority be granted to the President for:

    (i) decisions on other matters the urgency of which does not permit their deferral until the next regular meeting of the Governing Council or its appropriate standing committee or board,

    (ii) appointments to categories 21, 32, and 53 of the Policy on Appointments and Remuneration approved by the Governing Council of the University of Toronto, dated May 30, 20074;

    (iii) approval of such additional curriculum changes as may arise for the summer and September 2022; and

    2. THAT all actions taken under this authority be approved by the Chair of the Governing Council prior to implementation and reported to the appropriate committee or board for information.

  7. Reports for Information
    1. Report Number 265 of the Business Board (special meeting) (May 16, 2022)**
    2. Report Number 54 of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Council (May 24, 2022)**
    3. Report Number 53 of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Council (May 25, 2022)**
    4. Report Number 240 of the Academic Board (May 26, 2022)**
    5. Report Number 229 of the University Affairs Board (June 1, 2022)**
    6. Report Number 93 of the Elections Committee (June 2, 2022)**
    7. Report Number 531 of the Executive Committee (special meeting, May 19, 2022)**
    8. Report Number 532 of the Executive Committee (June 14, 2022)**
    9. Report Number 266 of the Business Board (June 21, 2022)**
  8. Date of Next Meeting - Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
  9. Question Period
  10. Other Business

IN CAMERA session

  1. Appointments: Membership of the Committee for Honorary Degrees, 2022-23+ (for approval)
  2. Appointment: Member of the Governing Council to Governance Body, 2022-23+ (for approval)

1Category 2 includes the positions of Vice-President, Secretary of the Governing Council, and University Ombudsperson, which are subject to the approval of the Governing Council.
2Category 3 includes the positions of Deputy Provost, Associate and Vice-Provosts, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Legal Counsel and Deputy Secretary of the Governing Council, which are subject to the approval of the Executive Committee, and are reported for information to the Governing Council.
3Category 5 includes the head of Internal Audit (approved by the Business Board) and the Warden of Hart House (approved by the University Affairs Board); such appointments are reported for information to the Governing Council.
4Approval of Academic Administrative Appointments until the next regular meeting of the Agenda Committee of the Academic Board shall be approved by electronic ballot and shall require the response of at least five members of the Agenda Committee.

* 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.