REPORT TO SENATE ON PROGRESS
TOWARDS ACADEMIC PLANS
SHEILA EMBLETON, VICE-PRESIDENT ACADEMIC
June 24, 2004
STRATEGIC ACADEMIC PRIORITIES
• build on strengths in liberal arts, sciences, fine arts,
environmental studies
• diversification into professional and applied studies
• growth in engineering and applied science (including ITEC)
• leadership in interdisciplinary health studies
• expansion of international programs and activities
• improved capacity for technology enhanced learning
• commitment to high quality graduate education
• enhanced profile as a leading research university
NEW PROGRAM INITIATIVES
• building on strengths
– success of new programs: business and society, criminology
– new streams, highlighting strengths
– certificates
– expansion of degree options/flexibility
• professional and applied studies
– human resources management (undergraduate and graduate)
– innovative Executive MBA
NEW PROGRAM INITIATIVES (cont’d)
• engineering and applied science
– new streams in FPAS: biochemistry, pharmaceutical and
biological chemistry
– engineering program
– ITEC
• interdisciplinary health studies
– School of Health Policy and Management
– critical disability studies
– Nursing expansion and innovative MSc in Nursing
– opportunities for consolidation/expansion of health interests
NEW PROGRAM INITIATIVES (cont’d)
• international
– International BBA
– TESOL certificate
– internships
• collaborative programming
– Design program with Sheridan
– Professional Writing program with Seneca
– York-Seneca joint program in Applied Biotechnology
– review of collaborative programs
– opportunities for inter-Faculty collaboration
• technology enhanced learning
OTHER PROGRAM AND ENROLMENT
PLANNING ISSUES
• Double Cohort
– curricular planning
– student support
– follow-up studies
• Graduate Education
– Associate Vice-President Graduate
– enrolment planning
• General Education
– university degree
– York degree
PROGRESS TOWARDS REBALANCING AND
DIVERSIFICATION OF STRATEGIC PLAN
(UNDERGRADUATE FFTEs)
FPAS, 10.5%
2005/06
2003/04
1999/2000
Schulich, 2.0%
Schulich,
2.0%
Schulich, 2.1%
FPAS, 10.9%
Osgoode,
2.9%
FPAS, 13.1%
Osgoode, 2.4%
Osgoode, 2.4%
Glendon, 4.7%
Glendon, 4.4%
Glendon, 5.0%
Fine Arts,
7.7%
Arts, 49.4%
FES, 1.0%
Education,
3.9%
Atkinson,
18.1%
Source: Office of Management Information
Arts, 43.1%
Arts, 45.8%
Fine Arts, 8.2%
Fine Arts, 7.0%
FES, 0.9%
FES, 1.3%
Education,
3.7%
Education, 3.4%
Atkinson,
21.4%
Atkinson,
22.5%
PLANNING FOR TENURE STREAM
COMPLEMENT
- tenure stream appointments:
- support academic strengths
- advance strategic priorities
- support complement growth to teach increased enrolments
- provide replacements for retiring/departing faculty
- will continue to address the “deficit” in tenure stream appointments
- importance of making outstanding appointments
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS
BY AREA OF STRATEGIC PRIORITY
2000-01 to 2003-04
Health-Related,
43 (14%)
Fine Arts, 28 (9%)
Business, 46 (15%)
Education, 11 (4%)
Law, 11 (4%)
Environmental
Studies, 6 (2%)
Applied Science &
Engineering, 38 (13%)
Humanities & Social
Science, 101 (34%)
Source: Office of the AVP Academic Resource Planning
Pure & Natural
Science,16 (5%)
DISTRIBUTION OF FULL-TIME FACULTY BY
DISCIPLINE
2003/04
1999/00
Fine A rts
8.0%
Law
4.8%
Env Studies
2.7%
M ulti Disc
0.2%
Humanities/
So c Sci
46.2%
Educatio n
3.3%
Health
Related
11.2%
Env Studies
3.0%
Multi Disc
0.4%
Law
4.4%
Education
3.3%
Humanities/Soc
Sci
43.3%
Health Related
11.8%
ScienceEng/A pplied
8.9%
ScienceP ure/Natural
7.4%
Fine Arts
8.0%
ScienceEng/Applied
11.3%
B usiness
7.4%
Source: Office of Management Information
SciencePure/Natural
5.8%
Business
8.9%
FULL-TIME COMPLEMENT: TENURE STREAM,
2004-05
APPTS
MADE TO DATE
ON OFFER
IN PROGRESS
FACULTY
APPTS AUTH
2004-05*
DELAY/UNSUCC/
CARRY FORWARD
05-06
AS
54
46
2
1
5
AK
49
34
4
7
4
ED
2
1
0
0
1
ES
3
3
0
0
0
FA
17
7**
3
5
2
GL
9
8
0
0
1
OSG
1
1
0
0
0
SC
19
16
0
1
2
SSB
12
7
0
2
3
LIB
4
1
2
1
0
TOTALS
170
124
11
17
18
* Includes conversions and external CRCs
Source: Office of the AVP Academic Resource Planning
** one appointment start date deferred to July 1, 2005
June 24, 2004
FULL-TIME COMPLEMENT: CLAs, SRCs, TRUE
VISITORS, 2004-05
FACULTY
CLA:
APPTS AUTH*
CLA:
MADE TO DATE
CLA:
ON OFFER
SRC:
OFFERS MADE
04-05
TRUE VISITORS:
OFFERS/SLOTS
AS
33
24
9
2**
3
AK
31
23
8
2**
2
ED
0
0
0
0
0
ES
0
0
0
0
0
FA
11
7
4
0
2
GL
3
2
1
2
2
OSG
0
0
0
0
0
SC
3
3
0
0
0
SSB
3
2
1
0
1
LIB
6
1
5
0
0
TOTALS
90
62
28
6
10
* New, renewed, or continuing
** one full appointment and two cross-appointments
Source: Office of the AVP Academic Resource Planning
June 24, 2004
FULL-TIME FACULTY TENURE STREAM
COMPLEMENT HIRING PLAN
Full-Time Faculty Tenure-Stream Complement as of October 1, 2003
Projected as of June 24, 2004
1,320
1,300
Represents:
• 6 appts that started after Oct. 1, 2003 plus
• 170 authorized searches, of which 17 were carried forward
from 2003/04
• A net increase of 135 over 2003/04, since 41 age-65
retirements are expected
• Excludes 4 authorized searches in Library
1,280
1,260
1,240
FTE
1,220
1,200
1,180
1,160
1,140
1,120
1,100
1,080
1,060
91/92
92/93
93/94
94/95
95/96
96/97
97/98
98/99
Year
Source: Office of the AVP Academic Resource Planning
99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04
04/05
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