Dr. Hovorka has provided outstanding leadership during her first term. She led the 2020 merger of the Faculty of Environmental Studies and the Department of Geography into the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change and inaugurated new governance structures that brought their respective norms and cultures into a new, integrated whole.
Dr. Goodyer provided excellent leadership during her first term, in which the Lassonde School of Engineering has grown enrolments, its faculty complement, as well as research and teaching facilities.
An innovative and comprehensive SDGs-in-the-Classroom Toolkit has just been launched. It has been designed to assist York University faculty with their efforts to infuse the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their teaching and learning activities.
We are a stronger community when we demonstrate how much we care about one another. As such, we are encouraging faculty and instructors to be aware of current events and to be sensitive to colleagues’ and students’ experiences and reactions during this time, which may include heightened emotions or withdrawal.
York reaches world’s Top 35 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for meeting UN’s sustainable development goals
York U has ranked 33 out of 1,406 post-secondary institutions, moving up 34 spots from its position at 67/1,117 last year. The impact ranking is influential as the United Nations assesses the performance of universities worldwide in meeting its sustainable development goals.
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic has issued a call for applications to the Provostial Fellows Program. All tenured faculty members who are interested must apply by May 4.
The Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships support up to four scholars annually, who self-identify as Black and/or Indigenous in their transition from earning a PhD to beginning a career. These positions are open to Black and Indigenous scholars seeking careers inside or outside of Academe, or both…
York University is marking the United Nations International Day of Education theme of "Changing Course" with the release of a dynamic new report and website documenting its progress toward the United Nations (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN Sustainable Development Goal Report is York University’s first annual progress report on the SDGs…