Faculty Council

Faculty Council sets and approves academic policy, principles, priorities, and the general direction for the teaching and research activities of the Faculty. Reporting up through Faculty Council are several committees including the Admissions Committee, Committee on Community Affairs and Gender Issues, Curriculum Committee, Graduate Education Committee, Scholarships and Awards Committee, Teaching Methods and Resources Committee, and Committee on Examinations.

Among its many roles and duties, Faculty Council:

  • establishes policies regarding academic matters
  • establishes committees for the conduct of council business
  • advises the Dean on matters relating to academic matters
  • approves and regulates standards of admissions
  • delegates authority for administration of its policies to its committees and academic administrative officers
  • elects Chairs of Committees

2015–2016 Academic Year

Mark your calendar! Faculty Council meeting dates for the 2015-2016 academic year are as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Monday, February 29, 2016
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016

All Council meetings take place from 12:10 to 2 p.m. in the Michael E. Charles Council Chamber (GB202).

Submission deadlines for standing committee reports are as follows:

Governance CycleExecutive Committee submission deadline*Executive Committee mailingExecutive Committee meetingFaculty Council mailingFaculty Council meeting
1Sep 5, 2014Sep 12, 2014Sep 19, 2014Sep 24, 2014Oct 8, 2014
2Oct 21, 2014Oct 28, 2014Nov 4, 2014Nov 11, 2014Nov 25, 2014
3Jan 5, 2015Jan 13, 2015Jan 20, 2015Jan 27, 2015Feb 10, 2015
4Mar 11, 2015Mar 18, 2015Mar 25, 2015Apr 3, 2015Apr 17, 2015

* Forward reports to caroline@ecf.utoronto.ca.

Faculty Council Meeting Documentation

Faculty Council Documents & Resources

Governance Documents

Standing Committee Documents

Questions about Faculty Council or other governance matters? Contact Caroline Ziegler, Faculty Governance and Programs Officer, at governance.fase@ecf.utoronto.ca.