Search Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies

PDAD&C #19, 2002-2003

M E M O R A N D U M

TO:   Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs
Staff and Students of the Faculty of Information Studies
President, FIS Alumni Association
FROM:   Shirley Neuman, Vice-President and Provost
DATE:   October 22, 2002
RE:   Search Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies
cc:   President R. Birgeneau
The Bulletin

On June 30, 2003, Professor Lynne Howarth will complete her term as Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies. Though eligible for reappointment, Dean Howarth has decided not to continue for a second term but to return to her research and teaching.

In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators (Perron Rules), President Robert Birgeneau has appointed a committee to recommend the appointment of a Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies, effective July 1, 2003. The composition of the committee is as follows:

  • Professor Shirley Neuman, Vice-President and Provost (Chair)
  • Professor Clare Beghtol, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Ms Susan Brown, Finance and Personnel Officer, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Professor Rorke Bryan, Dean, Faculty of Forestry
  • Ms Josephine Bryant, City Librarian, Toronto Public Library
  • Professor Chun Wei Choo, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Professor Wendy Duff, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Professor Mark Fox, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Mr. Colin Furness, Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Ms Anu MacIntosh-Murray, Ph.D. candidate, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Professor Michael Marrus, Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Professor David Modjeska, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Ms Carole Moore, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto
  • Ms Heather Sanguins, M.I.St. candidate, Faculty of Information Studies
  • Professor Blair Wheaton, Department of Sociology
  • Professor Eric Yu, Faculty of Information Studies

The Committee welcomes comments and nominations from interested persons. These should be sent to the attention of the Lesley Lewis, Assistant Vice-Provost, Professional Faculties, by November 15, 2002, via fax (416-971-1380), mail (Room 221, Simcoe Hall) or by email to lesley.lewis@utoronto.ca.