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

Officers of Faculty Council

  • Speaker: Professor Javad Mostaghimi (MIE)
  • Recording Secretary: Caroline Ziegler (governance.fase@utoronto.ca)

Governance Orientation (December 6, 2021)

2021-2022 Academic Year


The 2021-2022 governance meeting dates and submission deadlines are as follows.

CycleExecutive Committee Submission DeadlineExecutive Committee MailingExecutive Committee MeetingFaculty Council Submission Deadline*Faculty Council MailingFaculty Council Meeting
1Sep 14Sep 21Tue, Sep 28Sep 27Oct 4Mon, Oct 18
2Nov 10Nov 17Wed, Nov 24Nov 25Dec 2Thu, Dec 16
3Jan 17Jan 25Tue, Feb 1Jan 28Feb 7Fri, Feb 18
4Mar 23Mar 30Wed, Apr 6Apr 5Apr 13Wed, Apr 27
* For items not first submitted to the Executive Committee


If you are not a member of Council and would like to receive Council notifications and attend meeting(s) as a non-voting guest, please contact governance.fase@utoronto.ca to be added to the guest mailing list. (Executive Committee meetings are closed to guests.)

Executive Committee meetings are from 12:10-1:10 pm and Council meetings are from 12:10-2:00 pm (the April 27, 2022 meeting is from 12:10-2:30 pm). The cycle 1 meetings will be held online and it will be determined if the remaining meetings will be online or in-person closer to each date.

Faculty Council Meeting Documentation

Faculty Council Documents & Resources

Governance Documents

Academic Appeals Board (Undergraduate) and Standing Committees of Council, 2021-2022

  • Academic Appeals Board (Undergraduate)
  • Community Affairs & Gender Issues Committee
  • Engineering Graduate Education Committee
  • Examinations Committee
    • Chair: Associate Professor Khoman Phang (ECE)
    • Vice-Chair: Professor Aimy Bazylak (EngSci)
    • Recording Secretary: Sparkle Alves
    • Membership (PDF)
    • Manual (PDF)
  • Scholarships & Awards Committee
  • Teaching Methods & Resources Committee

Questions about Faculty Council or other governance matters? Contact governance.fase@utoronto.ca.

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