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24 Jul 2018

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...

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17 Jul 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...

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16 Jul 2018

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.

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04 Jul 2018

Announcing the new Vice-President, Development and Alumni Engagement

Professor Ono is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather McCaw as UBC’s new Vice-President, Development and Alumni Engagement (VPDAE).

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26 Jun 2018

Associate Provost Health

Dr. Louise Nasmith, Associate Provost Health, will be retiring from UBC at the end of this month. Louise has been at UBC since 2007 when she was appointed as the Principal of the College of Health Disciplines following an international search.  

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21 Jun 2018

2018 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters Competition

The Offices of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, are pleased to announce the 2018 Grants for Catalyzing Research Clusters (GCRC) Competition.

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19 Jun 2018

UBC merges Faculties of Education and creates Okanagan School of Education

On Thursday, June 15, the Board of Governors approved the merging of the Vancouver and Okanagan Faculties of Education, and the creation of a new Okanagan School of Education, effective July 1, 2018.

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18 Jun 2018

External Review of the UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

An external review of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems is being carried out to assist the University as it considers the reappointment of Dean Rickey Yada, whose current term comes to an end on 30 September, 2019.

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