Agenda Package: Governing Council - October 29, 2020

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AGENDA

OPEN SESSION

  1. Chair’s Remarks
  2. Report of the President
  3. Report of the University Ombudsperson for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 and Administrative Response* (for information)*
  4. Items for Governing Council Approval
    1. Proposed revisions to the Policy and Procedures on Employment Conditions of Part-Time Academic Staff (Part-Time Policy); and amendments to the Policy and Procedures on Academic Appointments (PPAA) and the Policy and Procedures Governing Promotions in the Teaching Stream (PPPTS)*
      (Arising from Report Number 254 of the Business Board (October 6, 2020) and Report Number 229 of the Academic Board (October 8, 2020))

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the Memorandum of Settlement Between the University of Toronto Faculty Association and the University Administration, dated May 7, 2020, regarding the Policy and Procedures on Employment Conditions of Part-time Faculty be approved, effective immediately; and 

      THAT revisions to Policy and Procedures on Employment Conditions of Part-time Academic Staff be approved, effective January 1, 2021; and 

      THAT the amendments to Policy and Procedures on Academic Appointments be approved, effective January 1, 2021; and 

      THAT the agreement that the ranks and titles of part-time teaching stream faculty members change from the current titles of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer to Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream be approved, effective immediately. 

      THAT the amendments to Policy and Procedures Governing Promotions in the Teaching Stream be approved, effective January 1, 2021. 
    2. Revisions to the UTSC and UTM Campus Council and its Committees Terms of Reference*

      Be It Resolved

      THAT the proposed revised UTM Campus Council and Standing Committees Terms of Reference be approved, effective immediately, replacing the Terms of Reference approved on February 15, 2017;

      and

      THAT the proposed revised UTSC Campus Council and Standing Committees Terms of Reference be approved, effective immediately, replacing the Terms of Reference approved on June 25, 2014.


CONSENT AGENDA**

  1. Report of the Previous Meetings of the Governing Council – September 9, 2020
  2. Business Arising from the Reports of the Previous Meetings
  3. Reports for Information
    1. Report Number 41 of the Pension Committee (May 27, 2020)*
    2. Report Number 219 of the University Affairs Board (September 30, 2020)*
    3. Report Number 254 of the Business Board (October 6, 2020)*
    4. Report Number 43 of the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Council (October 6, 2020)*
    5. Report Number 43 of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Council (October 7, 2020)*
    6. Report Number 229 of the Academic Board (October 8, 2020)*
    7. Report Number 517 of the Executive Committee (October 20, 2020)*

8. Date of Next Meeting – Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

9. Question Period

10. Other Business


* Documentation is attached.

** Documentation for consent item included. These items will be given individual
consideration by the Governing Council only if a member so requests. Members
with questions or who would like the consent item to be discussed by the Governing
Council are invited to notify the Secretary, Ms Sheree Drummond, at least 24 hours
in advance of the meeting by telephone at 416-978-2118 or
by email at sheree.drummond@utoronto.ca