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The University Planning Office (UPO) manages the development and implementation of activities related to Ryerson University's academic plan, enrolment planning, and academic budget planning. The UPO also undertakes policy research, data analysis and institutional research project oversight for the university.

As part of Ryerson's accountability initiatives, the UPO has developed a series of performance indicators for the university and progress indicators for individual programs and academic units. This office also conducts surveys to learn about the student and graduate experience as it relates to Ryerson's programs and services.

The UPO liaises with the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, government officials, and other universities and organizations on a variety of issues including data reporting.


Glenn Craney, Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, University Planning

Glenn Craney joined Ryerson University in 2018 as Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, University Planning. He joined Ryerson from the Ontario government where he was the Assistant Deputy Minister, Postsecondary Education at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. In this role, Glenn was responsible for managing over $5 billion in operating and capital grants for Ontario’s 45 colleges and universities.

Through his many years working in the university sector, including positions at York University and the University of Guelph, Glenn has developed a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities before us. In addition to over 20 years of experience in the university and public sector, Glenn earned a master’s in economics from the University of Toronto and an honours bachelor degree in economics from Western University.