Academic Restructuring Updates

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: May 13, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of May 13, 2021

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: May 6, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of May 6, 2021

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Developing College Structure

President Flanagan and Provost Dew provide an update on clarifying the roles, responsibilities and structure of the three colleges.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: April 15, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of April 15, 2021

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Appointment of College General Managers

Three college general managers have been appointed to provide operational leadership and administrative services to the new academic colleges.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: April 1, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of April 1, 2021

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Joint Summit Recap

President Flanagan provides an update following the joint summit of the three key governance bodies—and invites you to add to the conversation.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: March 18, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of March 18, 2021

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UAT Update: Board Approves Revised 2021-22 Budget

President Flanagan provides a financial update on UAT and the university’s 2021-22 budget.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: February 18, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of February 18, 2021

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College Deans speak to the opportunities ahead

College deans Greta Cummings, Joe Doucet, and Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell provide brief introductions to the U of A’s three new colleges.

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Towards a stronger bi-cameral governance system

The work that we need to do together over the next many months will be challenging. However, I do not doubt that this plan will position the university for success.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: February 4, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of February 4, 2021

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UAT: Moving Forward

The university will now start the implementation of UAT in earnest—President Flanagan shares an overview of the next six months.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: January 21, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of January 21, 2021

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: January 14, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of January 14, 2021

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: December 17, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of December 17, 2020.

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Board of Governors approves academic restructuring plans

Updates on academic restructuring following the December 11 Board of Governors meeting.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: December 10, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of December 10, 2020.

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Outcome of GFC Special Meeting on Academic Restructuring

At a special meeting of the General Faculties Council yesterday (Monday, December 7), GFC reached an important milestone in the academic restructuring process.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: December 3, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of December 3, 2020.

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Academic Restructuring — Some Thoughts at the Crossroads

Provost Steven Dew shares his perspective on the way forward for the university.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: November 26, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of November 26, 2020.

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New administrative home for Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic

The Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic will move from the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine to Campus Services department in Facilities and Operations.

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Academic Restructuring Update: November 25

This has been an important week in the academic restructuring process, including both General Faculties Council and Academic Planning Committee meetings to discuss the Revised Proposals of the Academic Restructuring Working Group.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: November 19, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of November 19, 2020.

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October Pulse Survey Results

Every month, the UAT team sends out a short set of questions to a random selection of 700 U of A employees. This survey is an opportunity to take the pulse of our community on a few key questions relating to UAT.

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Academic Restructuring Working Group Releases Revised Proposals

President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew present the Revised Proposals of the Academic Restructuring Working Group.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: November 12, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of November 12, 2020.

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Next Steps on Academic Restructuring

President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew provide an update on the academic restructuring process, including the upcoming release of revised proposals.

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Academic Restructuring Update

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Steven Dew provides an update on the academic restructuring process and feedback received from the university community.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 29, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of October 29, 2020.

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What We're Hearing: Alternative Academic Restructuring Scenarios

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) Steven Dew responds to feedback about academic restructuring, including alternative scenarios and requests for detailed financial information.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 22, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of October 22, 2020.

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Consultation update

President and Vice-Chancellor Bill Flanagan provides an update on ongoing U of A for Tomorrow consultations.

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The role of UniForum in U of A for Tomorrow

UniForum data collected over the last two years is now more relevant than ever and is proving an important tool in developing U of A for Tomorrow and the SET toolkit.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 15, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of October 15, 2020.

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UAT roundtables: Five questions answered

Over the last two weeks, President Bill Flanagan, Provost Steven Dew and SET Executive Lead Robert Munro have been meeting with faculty, staff and students in faculties across the university, engaging in a robust dialogue on plans for U of A for Tomorrow.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 8, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of October 8, 2020.

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Clarification on job losses

As was clear from Wednesday’s town hall, there is understandably a high level of concern about job losses at the University of Alberta. It is important that we provide as much clarity as possible about what we know and can anticipate will happen over the coming two years.

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Academic Restructuring Follow-up: Town Hall & GFC

President Flanagan and Provost Dew recap this week's consultations on Academic Restructuring at General Faculties Council and the September 30 town hall.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: October 1, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of October 1, 2020.

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Video: Town Hall on Academic Restructuring

On September 30 at 1 p.m., President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew hosted a town hall on academic restructuring.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: September 24, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of September 24, 2020.

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I've Received a Pulse Survey: Now What?

In the coming months, you might see a pulse survey from our Service Excellence Transformation (SET) team hit your inbox.

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A Message to U of A Students About Academic Restructuring

President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew answer some questions about the ARWP interim report and what it could mean for students.

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Release of the ARWG Interim Report

President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew release the Interim Report of the ARWG, which presents three scenarios for academic restructuring for consideration.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: September 17, 2020

U of A for Tomorrow for the week of September 17, 2020.

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University of Alberta for Tomorrow Update

President Flanagan provides an update on the work being done and plans for the rest of September 2020.

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Video: Town Hall for Equity-Seeking Groups on University of Alberta for Tomorrow

On August 27 at 11 am, President Bill Flanagan, Provost Steven Dew and Vice-President (Finance and Administration) Gitta Kulczycki hosted a town hall on Zoom to hear from equity-seeking groups about University of Alberta for Tomorrow.