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THE STARTING POINT:
WHO WE ARE


Created over forty years ago, the Faculty of Arts and Science has evolved to become:

  • a federation of foundational disciplines
  • a proponent of fundamental knowledge and scholarship
  • a vibrant research environment
  • a platform for flexible methodologies
  • an engine for interdisciplinary experimentation
  • a Faculty with connecting hubs with its colleges, institutes and schools.
In 2017, the FAS is a federation of energized, engaged and committed people who inspire and facilitate imaginative exchanges and actions in research, teaching, learning and discovery. The diversity, breadth and depth of our Faculty helps to spark new ways of imagining the academic and research experience.

The FAS Vision and Ambition Based on Shared Values

Excellence, creativity, knowledge sharing, flexibility, fluidity, diversity, inclusivity, engagement, social justice, integrity, transparency and pride.

Our Ambition: FAS 2025

To become a powerhouse of interdisciplinary teaching, learning and scholarship in Canada and beyond.

How will the FAS achieve its goals?

FAS will make decisions based on:

Incentivize change

Transparency

Experiment with pilot projects

Accountability

Leverage community partnerships

Convergence

Align international initiatives

Flexibility

Foster collaborations

Sustainability

Be visible, be known

Synergy

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