Decanal & Other Academic Searches/Reviews

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Dean Search

As you are aware, Dr. Byron Sheldrick had been appointed Interim Dean, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. We are now proceeding with the search for the new Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and, as such, the Provost is constituting a Search Committee and the membership of the committee will be as follows:

Chair – Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
Members
•    Dean of a college (Appointed by the Provost)
•    Three (3) tenured faculty members from the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (Elected) 
•    One Chair from a department outside the college (Appointed by the Provost)
•    One student from the college (Appointed by the Provost)
•    One regular full-time staff member (Appointed by the Provost)

Ex-officio Member – Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR), University of Guelph

Nomination period: June 14, 2021 – June 18, 2021
Voting period: June 21, 2021 – June 25, 2021 

Tenured Faculty Member Nomination Form 


University of Guelph-Humber Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer Search

As you are aware, Dr. Georges Bragues was appointed Interim Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer, University of Guelph-Humber (UGH). We are now proceeding with the search for the new Vice-Provost and Chief Academic Officer for the University of Guelph-Humber. As such, the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) for the University of Guelph is constituting a Search Committee and the membership of the committee will be as follows:

Chair – University of Guelph Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Members:

University of Guelph

  • Three (3) tenured faculty members from departments that relate to UGH programs (elected)
  • Dean of a college (appointed by the Provost)
  • One regular full-time staff member (appointed by the Provost)

University of Guelph-Humber

  • One Academic Program Head (appointed by the Provost)
  • One regular full-time staff member (appointed by the Provost)
  • One student (appointed by the Provost)

Humber College

  • One Senior VP Academic or delegate
  • Dean (appointed by Humber College Senior Vice-President, Academic)

Ex-officio Member – Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR), University of Guelph

Nomination period: June 11, 2021 – June 17, 2021

Voting period: June 18, 2021 – June 24, 2021

Tenured Faculty Member Nomination Form


Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) Dean Review

Call for Community Feedback

Dr. Rene Van Acker will be completing his first term as Dean of the Ontario Agricultural College on August 31, 2021 and has expressed a willingness to be considered for reappointment for a second term as Dean of the Ontario Agricultural College. As per standard practice prior to reappointment, the provost is thus establishing a committee to conduct a review of Dr. Van Acker’s first term.  

The Review Committee has been constituted as follows:

Membership

Chair

  • Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Elected Members:

  • Mike Dixon, Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, OAC
  • Vern Osborne, Professor, Animal Biosciences, OAC                              
  • Jayasankar Subramanian, ProfessorPlant Agriculture, OAC             

Appointed Members:

OAC Faculty Member

  • Sheri Longboat, Associate Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, OAC

OAC Staff Member

  • Jennifer Kingswell, Chair’s Administrative Assistant, Plant Agriculture, OAC

OAC Student

  • Mohsen Yoosefzadeh Najafabadi, Graduate Student, PhD Candidate in Plant Breeding and Genetics

Dean

  • Lysa Porth, Dean, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Departmental Chair  

  • Coral Murrant, Professor and Chair, Human Health and Nutritional Science, CBS

Non-Voting Ex-Officio Member:

  • Laurie Arnott, Assistant Vice-President (FASR)

A call for community feedback with regard to Dr. Van Acker's role as Dean of the OAC has been distributed. All comments are due by June 21, 2021 and can be sent in confidence to provost@uoguelph.ca.


Arrell Food Institute (AFI)  Director Review 

Dr. Evan Fraser will be completing his first term as Director of the Arrell Food Institute August 31, 2021 and has expressed a willingness to be reappointed for a second term.

 Input and feedback was solicited as part of this review and the committee is currently in deliberations.

The Review Committee has been constituted as follows:
Gwen Chapman, Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic) (Chair)
Rene Van Acker, Dean, Ontario Agricultural College
Philip Loring, Arrell Chair, Arrell Food Institute
Muriel O’Doherty, Events Manager, Arrell Food Institute
Catherine Carstairs, Department of History
Robert Hanner, Department of Integrative Biology
Sugandha Raj, Graduate Student and AFI Scholar

 

AttachmentSize
PDF icon New Form133.01 KB
File Faculty Nomination Form - Dean, CSAHS.docx60.64 KB