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 standing committees pertaining to: Admissions, Community Affairs and Gender Issues, Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum, Scholarships and Awards, Teaching Methods and Resources, and 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

2019–2020 Academic Year

Mark your calendar! Faculty Council meeting dates for the 2019-2020 academic year are as follows:

  • Thursday, October 31, 2019
  • Friday, December 13, 2019
  • Friday, February 28, 2020
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Not a Council member but interested in attending a meeting as a guest? Contact governance.fase@ecf.utoronto.ca for more information.

Unless noted otherwise, Executive Committee meetings are from 12:10-1:00 pm and Council meetings are from 12:10-2:00 pm. All meetings are held in GB202 and include a light sandwich lunch. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee and Council meetings in cycles 4 and 5 will be virtual meetings, starting at 12:10 pm. Contact Caroline Ziegler (governance.fase@utoronto.ca) for more information.


Please forward all reports to governance.fase@ecf.utoronto.ca by the submission date:


CycleExecutive Committee Submission DeadlineExecutive Committee MailingExecutive Committee MeetingFaculty Council Submission Deadline*Faculty Council MailingFaculty Council Meeting
1Sep 24Oct 1Tue Oct 8Oct 8Oct 15Thu Oct 31
2Nov 7Nov 14Thu Nov 21Nov 21Nov 29Fri Dec 13
3Jan 21Jan 28Tue Feb 4Feb 4Feb 13Fri Feb 28
4Mar 24Mar 31Tue Apr 7 (virtual)Apr 7Apr 15Wed Apr 29 (virtual)

* For items not first submitted to the Executive Committee

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.

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