Appointment of Professor Amy Mullin as Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga

PDAD&C#52, 2010-11

Memorandum

To:  Faculty, Staff and Students, University of Toronto, Mississauga
 PDAD&C
From:
 Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost
 Deep Saini, Vice-President and Principal, UTM
Date:
 February 11, 2011
Re:
 Appointment of Professor Amy Mullin as Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga



It is with great pleasure that we announce that the Agenda Committee of the Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Amy Mullin as Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga effective March 14, 2011 and ending June 30, 2016.

Professor Mullin has been serving as Interim Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, University of Toronto Mississauga, since July 1, 2010.

She holds an AB, Magna Cum Laude, from Harvard College and a PhD from Yale University and has been a faculty member at U of T Mississauga since 1990. She is an outstanding scholar and author, whose research ranges from feminist philosophy (philosophy of care, conceptions of the self) and aesthetics (art, imagination and morality) to topics in the history of philosophy. Her scholarly publications include Reconceiving Pregnancy and Childcare: Ethics, Experience and Reproductive Labor (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

An experienced administrator, Mullin has held a number of leadership positions in national and international scholarly organizations and at the University of Toronto including chair of UTM's Philosophy Department and acting graduate chair of U of T's Philosophy Department. Her deep commitment to teaching has extended beyond the borders of the academy to include development of philosophy curriculum and teaching materials in Canadian secondary schools.
Please join us in congratulating Professor Mullin on her appointment.