Council of Academic Leaders

The Council of Academic Leaders

The Council of Academic Leaders is convened by the Vice-President, Academic and Provost and includes the President and Vice-Presidents, Presidents/Principals of AFIWs, Deans, Associate Deans, Chairs and Directors, and other members of Executive Council.

The Committee is convened by the Provost as a forum for discussion of issues or developments shaping strategic directions and important high level operational items, as well as for annual updates on planning topics of widespread interest and impact.

2023-24 Meeting Dates

For the 2023-24 academic year, CAL meetings will occur on the dates below from 10:00am-12:00pm virtually through Teams meeting.

The agenda and meeting pre-read materials will be sent directly to all CAL members by the Tuesday prior to each meeting.

Please note that only CAL members are permitted to attend these meetings. CAL members may request permission to assign a delegate to attend a particular meeting on their behalf by emailing

November 9, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
December 14, 2023 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
February 1, 2024 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
March 28, 2024 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
May 16, 2024 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Provost’s Digest

All CAL members receive the Provost’s Digest which consolidates memoranda and communications of relevance to the group’s membership. All Provost’s Digests are considered public information. It is the responsibility of CAL members to share communications as appropriate with faculty, staff, and students in their respective units, depending on the subject and content of the communication. The Provost’s Digest is also archived on the Provost Office website.

Leadership Contacts

The contact lists have been moved to Leadership Contacts on the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Planning and Policy website.