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UBC one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021
UBC is recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers in 2021. This designation recognizes employers across Canada that are stepping up to the challenge to address systemic inequities that have long existed in Canadian workplaces.
Leadership transition in the Faculty of Education
After more than ten years of outstanding service, Professor Blye Frank's appointment as Dean of UBC's Faculty of Education will conclude on June 30, 2021. Professor Jan Hare will serve as Dean pro tem until a new dean is appointed.
2021 Killam Connection Program: Accepting proposals
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is accepting proposals for the Killam Connection Program.
Extension of appointment for Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe), Director of the Residential School History and Dialogue Centre
Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s appointment as Director of the Residential School History and Dialogue Centre has been extended for a second term, commencing June 1, 2021.
Planning for 2021/22 Winter Session
Further to the UBC Broadcast on January 13th which announced arrangements for the 2021 summer session, we have more details regarding the planning process for 2021/22 winter session teaching and learning activities.
Changes to end-of-course student surveys: An online open forum (March 10, 2021)
Faculty, staff and students at UBC are invited to an open forum to learn about changes to the end-of-course student surveys that will be implemented in the Fall of 2021.
Consideration of the reappointment of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver
Professor Andrew Szeri joined UBC as Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver, in July 2017. As he approaches the end of his first term, he is now being considered for reappointment.
Mid-course feedback in Winter Term 2
As we approach the middle of winter term 2, many faculty will be considering additional ways to check in on the learning and wellbeing of their students.