Advisory Committee for the Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and Call for Nominations

PDAD&C#47, 2014-15

To:  Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni, University of Toronto Mississauga
Governing Council
Academic Board
Business Board
University Affairs Board
UTM Campus Council
UTM Academic Affairs Committee
UTM Campus Affairs Committee
Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs
Professionals, Managers, and Confidential Staff
President of UTFA
Presidents of Employee Unions
Presidents of APUS, GSU, SCSU, UTMSU and UTSU 
From:     Professor Meric Gertler, President
Professor Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost  
Date:  December 10, 2014
Re:  Advisory Committee for the Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and Call for Nominations

On June 30, 2015 Professor Hargurdeep (Deep) Saini will be completing his first term as Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga.  Professor Saini is eligible for reappointment.

In accordance with Section 62 (b) of the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, respecting the appointment of a Principal, and following a call for nominations, an Advisory Committee has been struck with the following membership:

Professor Meric Gertler, President (Co-Chair)
Professor Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost (Co-Chair)
Professor Bob Andersen, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts & Science
Mr. Arjan Banerjee, Undergraduate Student, UTM
Ms Sara da Silva, Graduate Student, UTM
Mr. Kevin Golding, President, University of Toronto Mississauga Alumni Association
Professor Patrick Gunning, Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences, UTM
Professor Marc Johnson, Department of Biology, UTM
Professor Jennifer Nagel, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Science
Professor Locke Rowe, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research & Education
Professor Grace Skogstad, Department of Political Science, UTSC
Mr. John Switzer, Alumnus
Mr. Ian Whyte, Chief Librarian, UTM
Professor Kathi Wilson, Department of Geography, UTM
Professor Rebecca Wittmann, Department of Historical Studies, UTM

The Committee’s first task will be to undertake a review and advise me on priorities that should be considered for the Vice-President and Principal.  Given that Professor Saini is eligible to be re-appointed, the Committee will also consider whether to recommend re-appointment or to proceed with a search.

The Advisory Committee welcomes your input.  Submissions should be sent by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 19, 2014 using the confidential online form available at: https://uoftgc.wufoo.com/forms/vice-president-and-principal-utm/.