PDAD&C #19, 2012-13
To: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs
From: Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost
Date: October 22, 2012
Re: Jay Pratt, Acting Vice-Provost, Faculty and Academic Life
I am very pleased to announce that Professor Jay Pratt has agreed to a six-month term as Acting Vice-Provost, Faculty and Academic Life, beginning January 1, 2013, while Vice-Provost Edith Hillan is on administrative leave.
Professor Pratt is Chair of the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto. His research interests reside in visual cognition, perception, and motor control. He is an Adjunct Scientist with the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a recipient of the Premier's Research Excellence Award as well as numerous NSERC and CIHR grants. Please join me in welcoming Jay to this important position in the Office of the Provost.