Academic programming is the key driving force in the overall development of the UTSC campus. Integral to the success of this driving force, are the appointed Academic Administrators. Through the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic & Dean, leadership in academic programming and services are provided, ensuring that the campus provides a positive, and academically excellent, environment that is responsive to change. 15 Academic Department Chairs and 3 Academic Centre Directors report to the Vice-Principal Academic & Dean.
The responsibilities of the Office of the Vice-Principal Academic & Dean include oversight of faculty appointments and career progression, development and administration of academic policies, and development and review of academic departments and programs. It is also responsible for management of the academic budget.