Academic Restructuring Updates

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Transforming the External Relations structure

Elan MacDonald, VP External Relations, shares the new External Relations organizational structure.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: July 22, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of July 22, 2021

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Get to know the new Student Service Centre

The new Student Service Centre, a navigation hub for students—and for staff who support students—will be a one-stop-shop for all enquiries, helping students throughout their university journey.

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Shared services launches July 26

Over the past two and a half months, the Shared Services unit has been busy hiring and planning for the phase one launch of its services.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: July 15, 2021

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

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: July 8, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of July 8, 2021

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Update on the Academic Leaders Task Group

Provost Steven Dew shares an update on the Academic Leaders Task Group (ALTG), charged with undertaking a review of the roles of academic leaders in the context of our new academic structure.

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Hiring announcement: Senior Finance Partners

Finance, Procurement and Planning and the SET finance workstream are pleased to announce the appointments of the Senior Finance Partners.

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Applying to position opportunities over the summer

As the university continues transitioning to the UAT operating model, many new positions are being created and will be posted throughout the summer months. With many taking vacation time, we’ve prepared some information and steps you can take to ensure you don’t miss out on future job opportunities.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: June 24, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of June 24, 2021

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Recap of June 15 town hall

More than 1500 people joined President Bill Flanagan, Provost Steven Dew, VP (USF) Todd Gilchrist, and the three interim college deans, Greta Cummings (College of Health Sciences), Joe Doucet (College of the Social Sciences and Humanities), and Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell (College of Natural and Applied Sciences) for a town hall focused on the university’s new colleges and operating model. This recap includes answers to audience questions and access to the recording of the event.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: June 17, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of June 17, 2021

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President Flanagan Introduces U of A's New Operating Model

With the establishment of colleges, it is critical to clarify the changing roles and responsibilities relating to academic and administrative services for faculties, departments, and central portfolios.

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: June 3, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of June 3, 2021

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Hiring Announcement: Senior HR Service Partners

Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment (HRHSE) and the SET HR functional workstream are pleased to announce the appointment of the Senior HR Service Partners (Sr. HRSPs).

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U of A for Tomorrow Updates: May 27, 2021

U of A for Tomorrow updates for the week of May 27, 2021

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College development discussions continue

President Bill Flanagan and Provost Steven Dew provide an update on the principles and focus of discussions on the establishment of the colleges’ roles and responsibilities.

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Pulse surveys: measuring staff sentiment

Since August, the U of A for Tomorrow (UAT) team has sent out monthly pulse surveys to employees across the institution to gain a better sense of how the university community is feeling about both academic and administrative transformation. Learn more about the findings over the months.

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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: 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.