Search for the Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies

PDAD&C #7, 2007-08

Memorandum 

To:

Staff and Students of the Faculty of Information Studies
Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs

From:

Vivek Goel, Vice-President and Provost

Date:

September 5, 2007

Re:

Search for the Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies – Advisory Committee and call for comments and nominations

cc :

President David Naylor
The Bulletin


As announced on June 12, on June 30, 2008, Professor Brian Cantwell Smith will complete his term as Dean of the Faculty of Information Studies.

In accordance with Section 60 of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, President David Naylor has appointed a committee to recommend the appointment of a Dean of the Faculty. The composition of the committee is as follows:

    • Professor Vivek Goel, Vice-President and Provost (Chair)
    • Professor Joan Cherry, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Professor Mark Chignell, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
    • Professor Chun Wei Choo, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Mr. Joe Cox, Director, Inforum, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Professor Wendy Duff, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Ms Judy Dunn, Assistant Dean, Academic and Program, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Ms. Christina Hwang, Graduate Student, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Professor Louise Lemieux-Charles, Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine
    • Professor Jens-Erik Mai, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Ms. Rhonda McEwen, Graduate Student, Faculty of Information Studies
    • Professor Cheryl Misak, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Science
    • Ms. Wendy Newman, Former President, Canadian Library Association
    • Professor Susan Pfeiffer, Dean, School of Graduate Studies
    • Professor David Phillips, Faculty of Information Studies

The Advisory Committee welcomes comments and nominations from interested persons for this decanal search. These should be sent to the attention of Helen Lasthiotakis, Director, Policy and Planning, by September 28, 2007, via fax (416.978.3939), mail (Room 225, Simcoe Hall) or by email to h.lasthiotakis@utoronto.ca