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About the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs

About the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs

About the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs

The Office of the external,Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs provides leadership in all areas of employee relations concerning the Ryerson Faculty Association, CUPE 3904 Units 1, 2, and 3 (representing sessional and part-time contract lecturers, continuing education contract lecturers and teaching/graduate assistants).

The mandate of the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs is to enhance the academic mission of Ryerson University through programs and activities that support and guide academic staff in their relationship with students and the University community.

The Office plays a key role in furthering Ryerson’s academic excellence, and initiates and oversees programs and activities that attract, retain and foster professional development of faculty, contract lecturers and academic assistants throughout their careers.

This includes:

  • The management and planning for faculty, contract lecturers and academic assistants in the areas of labour and employee relations, collective bargaining, development and renewal, control of faculty complement;
  • All relevant procedures governing the appointment, compensation, promotion, transfer and removal of all faculty, contract lecturers, academic assistants and academic administrators.

Meet the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs' Staff

Dr. Saeed Zolfaghari
Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs
416-979-5101
Location: YDI-1661
Email: zolfaghari@ryerson.ca
Iris Clark
Administrative Assistant
416-979-5000 ext: 6287
Location: YDI-1663
Email: irclark@ryerson.ca
Brad Walters
Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs
416-979-5000, ext. 6286
Location: YDI-1660
Email: bwalters@ryerson.ca
Nellie De Lorenzi
Director, Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Affairs
416-979-5000, ext. 6263
Location: YDI-1657
Email: ndeloren@ryerson.ca
Ben Peto
Senior Research Associate, Strategic Initiatives
416-979-5000 ext: 3638
Location: YDI-1665
Email: bpeto@ryerson.ca
Ilona Karasyova
Technology Support Specialist
416-979-5000 ext: 4556
Location: YDI-1659
Email: ikarasyn@ryerson.ca
Brittany Tuer
Faculty Affairs Specialist
416-979-5000, ext. 543452
Location: YDI-1664
Email: tuerb@ryerson.ca
Duncan Broom
Research Analyst
416-979-5000 ext: 543451
Location: YDI-1665
Email: dbroom@ryerson.ca