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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity: UBC membership
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic has renewed UBC’s membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The NCFDD supports academics’ career growth by providing professional development, training and m
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...
Associate Vice-President, Health — call for applications
UBC is embarking on a search for a new Associate Vice-President, Health, on the Vancouver campus.
Call for proposals for small Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) innovation projects
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic invites faculty, staff and students to submit proposals for small TLEF innovation projects. The deadline for proposals for both new TLEF applicants and for applicants with existing multi-year TLEF projects is 3:00pm on November 15.
Welcome back: A message from the Provost
The start of new school year often brings many reflections – on what has passed, what has been accomplished, and new learnings and opportunities on the horizon.
External Review of UBC Vantage College
An external review of UBC Vantage College is being carried out to assist the University as it considers the reappointment of Principal Joanne Fox, whose current term comes to an end on 30 June, 2019.
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...
Andrew Arida and Grace Wong win UBC President's Awards for Staff
Andrew Arida, Associate Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Undergraduate Admissions, Enrolment Services, has been awarded a President's Service Award for Excellence, and Grace Wong, Senior International Advisor, Office of the Provost and Vice President Academic, has been awarded a President's Staff Award for Creativity and Innovation.