Information Technology Services (ITS)

Community consultation

With guidance from the steering committee, we have undertaken community consultation to inform our guiding principles and strategic initiatives. Over the summer and fall of 2018, a number of meetings and consultations were held to gather input from academic, administrative and student groups with diverse representation from the across the University.

Community consultation participation
total participants

IT leadership at U of T

Joint consultation was facilitated with U of T IT leaders – the advisory committee on enterprise information technology (ACE-IT) and the enterprise IT update committee (EITU) and ITS leadership/management.

Committees and Groups Meeting Dates
ACE-IT, EITU and ITS October 16: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
October 25: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
October 26: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Community engagement

Interactive community engagement sessions were held on all three campuses, with faculty, staff and students welcome to register and participate.

Committees and Groups Meeting Dates
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC) October 16: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
University of Toronto Downtown Campus (St.George) October 26: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
University of Toronto Mississauga Campus (UTM) November 1: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Divisional leadership groups

Committees and Groups Meeting Dates
IT Leadership at UTSC October 16: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
IT Leadership at UTM November 1: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
IT Leadership at Faculty of Arts and Science November (TBC)

Business/academic units

Leadership from academic units and key administrative functions were invited to review the draft plan and gather input on unit priorities. This included the following groups:

  • All academic divisions
  • Key business functions
    • Human Resources
    • Finance
    • Research
    • Registrars

Academic and administrative leadership groups

Consultation occurred within the context of existing committees and reference groups.

Committees and Groups Meeting Dates
Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation October 15
Student Life staff members October 19
Teaching learning technology advisory committee October 25
Administrative leaders and central chief administrative officers October 25
Institutional Data Hub October 26
Teaching Academy October 31
ITS student advisory committee November 6
Research technical support November (TBC)

General information sessions

Committees and Groups Meeting Dates
Provosts and Deans October 18
Divisional Registrars October 31
Faculty of Arts and Science (Chairs, Principals and Academic Directors) December 7
Teaching, Learning & Technology Advisory Committee February 7
Enterprise IT Update Committee (EITU) February 13
Advisory Committee on Enterprise Information Technology (ACE-IT) February 21
Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs May 2

While community consultation regarding the plan is now complete, your input and feedback is welcome.