Revised Advisory Committee UTSC

PDAD&C #16, 2006-07

MEMORANDUM

To: Governing Council
Academic Board
Business Board
University Affairs Board
Staff, Students and Alumni of the University of Toronto at Scarborough
Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs
Professionals, Managers and Confidential Staff
President of UTFA
Presidents of Employee Unions
Presidents of APUS, GSU, SAC and SCSU
From: David Naylor, PresidenT
Vivek Goel, Vice-President and Provost
Cc: The Bulletin
Date: September 18, 2006
Re: REVISED -  Advisory Committee for the Vice-President and Principal of the University of Toronto at Scarborough



As announced on June 30, 2006, Professor Kwong-loi Shun has been appointed as Chair Professor of Philosophy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Shun resigned as Vice-President and Principal of the University of Toronto at Scarborough effective September 1, 2006. On July 6, 2006 we issued a call for nominations for an Interim Vice-President and Principal and nominations for the Advisory Committee for the Vice-President and Principal UTSC. We thank all those who submitted nominations and comments.

Professor Jonathan Freedman has been appointed Interim Vice-President and Principal of UTSC until June 30, 2007 or until the appointment of a new Vice-President and Principal, whichever comes first. We are now beginning a search to identify individuals who could serve as Vice-President and Principal of UTSC and would welcome your input on possible candidates for the position.

In accordance with the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, an advisory committee has been struck. The composition of the committee is as follows:

  • Professor David Naylor, President (Co-Chair)
  • Professor Vivek Goel, Vice-President and Provost (Co-Chair)
  • Professor Maydianne Andrade, Department of Life Sciences, UTSC
  • Professor Wayne Dowler, Department of Humanities, UTSC
  • Ms. Judith Eigenbrod, Graduate Student, Department of Life Sciences, UTSC
  • Professor William Gough, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, UTSC, and Faculty Governor
  • Ms. Sherri Helwig, Department of Humanities, Co-op Program in Arts Management, UTSC
  • Ms. Jemy Joseph, Vice-Chair, Scarborough Campus Students’ Union
  • Professor Paul Kingston, Department of Social Sciences, UTSC
  • Mr. Don MacMillan, Director, Student Recruitment and Registrar, UTSC
  • Professor Ian Orchard, Vice-President and Principal, UTM
  • Ms. Victoria Owen, Head Librarian, UTSC
  • Professor Susan Pfeiffer, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Education
  • Professor Mary Pugh, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Professor John Scherk, Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, UTSC
  • Professor Sharmistha Law, Management, UTSC & Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
  • Professor Pekka Sinervo, Department of Physics, and Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Ms. Maureen Somerville, Alumni Governor
  • Mr. John Wright, Alumnus
  • Mr. Rob Wulkan, Vice President, Scarborough Campus Students’ Union

The Committee welcomes comments and nominations from interested persons.  Nominations and advice should be sent in confidence to the attention of Helen Lasthiotakis, Director, Policy and Planning, by October 10, 2006, via fax (416.978.3939), mail (Room 225, Simcoe Hall) or by email to h.lasthiotakis@utoronto.ca .