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The University Planning Office (UPO) manages the development and implementation of activities related to the 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 Toronto Metropolitan University'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 Toronto Metropolitan University'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, International and University Planning

Glenn Craney joined Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) in 2018 as Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, University Planning. He joined the university 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.