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Announcing the extension of appointment for Dr. Susan Porter, Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
On the recommendation of Professor Santa Ono, the Board of Governors has approved an extension of appointment for Dr. Susan Porter, Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS), for a term of five years from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2023.
Announcing Andrew Parr as Interim Vice-President, Students
Andrew Parr has been appointed as the Interim Vice-President, Students, effective September 10, 2018.
Andrew is currently Managing Director, Student Housing and Hospitality Services. During his time at UBC, he has developed a new...
Appointments: Director, First Nations House of Learning; Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs
The Provost is delighted to announce that Dr. Margaret Moss has been appointed to the role of Director of the First Nations House of Learning (FNHL), for a five-year term commencing November 1, 2018, and that Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot has been appointed to the role of Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs, for a five-year term, commencing August 1, 2018.
Announcing the appointment of Dr. Minelle Mahtani as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Racialized Faculty
The Provost is pleased to announce that Dr. Minelle Mahtani has been appointed to the role of Senior Advisor to the Provost on Racialized Faculty, a new position that will support the university's institutional commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environment for faculty members at UBC.
Announcing the new Vice-President, Finance and Operations
Professor Ono is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Smailes as UBC’s new Vice-President, Finance and Operations. Peter brings more than 20 years of experience at UBC and was formerly in the role of Treasurer.