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Friday, May 12, 2017

Announcing a new Provost and VP Academic, UBC Vancouver

I am pleased to announce that Professor Andrew Szeri has been appointed as the new Provost and Vice-President Academic, for UBC Vancouver.

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14 Jul 2017

View UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report has launched in a new downloadable format, it includes top highlights, high-level performance measures and financial information. Please take some time to read the many accomplishments of our students, faculty staff and alumni.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Gregor Kiczales Welcomed As Executive Director, UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL)

Gregor Kiczales

UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL), formerly UBC Continuing Studies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregor Kiczales as Executive Director effective July 1,...

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30 Jun 2017

Canada 150 Research Chairs for Internationally Based Researchers and Scholars

The University of British Columbia invites top-tier scholars from all disciplines to submit expressions of interest in being nominated for a Canada 150 Research Chair at UBC.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Vice-Provost, International

The Provost is pleased to announce that the Board of Governors has accepted the President’s recommendation to appoint Dr. Murali Chandrashekaran as the Vice-Provost, International for a five-year term, commencing September 1, 2017.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Vice-President Research and Innovation

UBC is pleased to announce that Professor Gail Murphy has been appointed as the new Vice-President, Research and Innovation. She will formally begin the role on August 14, 2017.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

University Librarian

Ms. Susan E. Parker has been appointed as University Librarian.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-President Information Technology

Ms. Jennifer Burns as has been reappointed as Chief Information Officer and appointed as Associate Vice-President Information Technology.

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