Reviews, Academic Planning and Academic Change


This working group will consider principles and processes for:

  • Reviewing Faculty of Arts & Science programs and courses administered by colleges and for-credit programming in association with the colleges
  • How reviews inform academic and strategic planning across multiple entities
  • Proposing, modifying and discontinuing for-credit offerings associated with the colleges
  • Academic staffing for-credit offerings associated with the colleges (both College and Faculty appointed)

The group will also consider the role of the colleges in:

  • Supporting first year academic experience and pathways to academic programs
  • Supporting interdisciplinary programs, research, and other activities
  • Graduate for-credit offerings
  • For-credit offerings for students in first-entry divisions other than the Faculty of Arts & Science
  • The role of Fellows in supporting the above.


The Reviews, Academic Planning and Academic Change Working Group will include the following members:

  • Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Academic Programs and Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education (Chair)
  • Angela Esterhammer, Principal, Victoria College
  • Antoinette Handley, Chair, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Poppy Lockwood, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Cheryl Shook, Assistant Principal and Registrar, Woodsworth College
  • Vincent Tropepe, Chair, Department of Cell and Systems Biology, Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Support: Daniella Mallinick, Director, Academic Programs, Planning & Quality Assurance; Jane Harrison, Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life

Related Documents & Resources

Materials related to the Working Group will be posted here as they become available.