Duties & Responsibilities
The Governing Council, established by the University of Toronto Act, 1971, oversees the academic, business and student affairs of the University. Together with the Chancellor, President and senior administration, the Council represents the University’s vision, mission and purpose both locally and globally.
The President of the University of Toronto is the Chief Executive Officer of the University and under the University of Toronto Act has “general supervision over and direction of the academic work of the University and the teaching and administrative staffs thereof.”
Members of the President’s senior executive group with university-wide responsibilities include the?Vice-President and Provost, the?Vice-President, Research and Innovation, the?Vice-President, Human Resources and Equity, the?Vice-President, University Operations, the?Vice-President, Advancement, and Chief Advancement Officer, the?Vice President, Communications and the?Vice President, International. Executive responsibilities for the Mississauga and Scarborough campuses are vested with the?Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga and the?Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough.