Vice-Dean, Academic Planning

Poppy LockwoodPoppy Lockwood

Vice-Dean, Academic Planning
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology


Tel: 416-978-6782
Executive Assistant: Natasha Kolos
Office: SS2005, Office of the Dean, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street


The Vice-Dean, Academic Planning is responsible for academic planning for all new and existing programs in the Faculty of Arts & Science. The Vice-Dean, Academic Planning works collaboratively with unit-level leaders in the development of new academic programs and degrees, as well as the closure of existing academic offerings, in consideration of the entire Faculty complement of offerings, including program access and enrolment.

The Vice-Dean, Academic Planning reports annually on the implementation of the Faculty’s academic plan and is also responsible for ensuring that the Faculty conducts its academic planning and reviews in a manner that is in accordance with both institutional strategy and the governance policies and procedures of the University of Toronto.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Divisional academic planning process
  • Academic planning process
  • New program proposals
  • Closure of existing academic offerings
  • Program access and enrolment
  • Provincial performance-based indicators, divisional lead