Principals & Deans (P&D)
The Principals & Deans Committee (P&D) consists of Principals and Deans, Vice-Presidents, Vice-Provosts, and the President.
Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs (PDAD&C)
Academic Administrators who have been appointed under the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators, as well as certain other senior administrators, are members of the Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs Committee (PDAD&C).
Council of Health Sciences (CHS)
The Council of Health Sciences (CHS) represents the University of Toronto (U of T) health sciences sector and facilitates collaboration and enhancement of health science research and education endeavours. All health professional Faculties and programs are represented on the Council. Through the CHS Chair, the CHS reports directly to the Provost.
Standing Committee on Recognition
The Standing Committee on Recognition is responsible for reviewing requests to assess a person, institution, company, or similar entity honoured or commemorated by the University of Toronto in an act of naming or in the awarding of an honorary degree.
The Office of the Vice-President & Provost conducts consultations with the wider University community on a range of matters. Opportunities for consultation are communicated to relevant stakeholders through existing channels, and often include both online and in-person components.
Questions and comments about active consultations should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators governs the decanal search and appointment process. Following a call for nominations, the President appoints an Advisory Committee, composed in accordance with the Policy.
The following advisory search committees are active:
- Advisory Committee for the Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
- Advisory Committee for the Dean, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
- Advisory Committee for the Vice-Principal, Academic and Dean, University of Toronto Scarborough
Questions and comments about searches should be directed via email to the Assistant Provost, Archana Sridhar.
Chair/Director Committee Membership Submission
As per the Policy on Appointment of Academic Administrators, the Provost approves the proposed advisory committee composition for chair and director searches. Deans’ Office administrators can use this link to submit their forms for approval.
Go to the Chair/Director Committee Membership Submission tool.
University Resilience Project
The University of Toronto Resilience Project was initiated by the Vice-President & Provost, Professor Cheryl Regehr, in the spring of 2022 as a way for the University community to reflect on their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to consolidate and retain the knowledge gained during that period.
Read more about the Resilience Project Team.
Anti-Asian Racism Working Group
The University of Toronto commissioned a Presidential, Provostial, and Vice-Presidential Working Group to review programming, activities, processes, and practices in place at the institution and make recommendations to support the University’s response to Anti-Asian racism.
Read more about the Anti-Asian Racism Working Group.
Antisemitism Working Group
The University of Toronto commissioned a Presidential, Provostial, and Vice-Presidential Working Group to review programming, activities, processes, and practices in place at the institution and make recommendations to support the University’s response to antisemitism.
Read more about the Antisemitism Working Group.
Advisory Group on Lifelong Learning Opportunities
The Advisory Group on Lifelong Learning Opportunities will provide strategic advice and recommendations with respect to the current and future offering of lifelong learning initiatives at the University of Toronto.
Read more about the Advisory Group on Lifelong Learning Opportunities.
U of T Anti-Black Racism Task Force
The Final Report of the University of Toronto institutional Anti-Black Racism Task Force was released on March 31, 2021. The Task Force aimed to address anti-Black racism and to promote Black inclusion and excellence within the University of Toronto tri-campus community.
Read more about the Anti-Black Racism Task Force.
Review of the Role of the Colleges on the St. George Campus
The Review of the Role of the Colleges on the St. George Campus considered how individuals and organizational units across multiple communities can best work together in support of common goals around student experience, academic programming, and student success.
Read more about the Review of the Role of the Colleges on the St. George Campus.
The University launched a review of the relationships among its three campuses, under the theme identified in Towards 2030, “One University, Three Campuses.” The review is built on five pillars, each with its own working group, and guided by a steering committee with tri-campus representation.
Read more about the Tri-Campus Review.
Undergraduate Student Educational Experience
The Expert Panel on Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (USEE) is tasked with enunciating and enlivening our shared vision for the undergraduate educational experience at the University of Toronto, and making recommendations towards continuous improvement that would lead to that vision’s implementation across the University.
Read more about the Undergraduate Student Educational Experience (USEE).
Budget Model Review
The University’s budget is the mechanism by which operating funds are allocated to various divisions in the institution. As such, it is a key tool in the management of the University, particularly in enabling it to fulfill its mission and achieve its academic goals. In 2018-2020, Provost Cheryl Regehr chaired a review of the University of Toronto’s Budget Model.
Read more about the Budget Model Review.
Prevention & Response to Sexual Violence
In 2015, the President and Provost appointed an Advisory Committee on Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence at the University. The Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence was released February 2, 2016. Composed of tri-campus representatives from among students, staff, and faculty, the committee and its three working groups were tasked with establishing a set of recommendations to prevent and respond to sexual violence at the University of Toronto.
Read more about the action plan and expert panel on sexual violence policies.