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Find updates on searches, appointments, external reviews and other academic-related activities.


07 Jan 2019

Call for proposals: Program for Undergraduate Research Experience applications open January 7

Broadening access to and enhancing undergraduate research experiences is a central priority in UBC’s strategic plan.

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03 Jan 2019

Appointment of Chief Institutional Research Officer, Dr. Stephanie McKeown

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Stephanie McKeown is the newly-appointed Chief Institutional Research Officer (CIRO) for the University of British Columbia – a role that spans both the Okanagan and Vancouver campuses.

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17 Dec 2018

Search for a new Deputy Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

UBC is embarking on a search for a new Deputy Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT). Tenured UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to apply for the position by January 31, 2019.

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06 Dec 2018

Fall 2018 Message from the Provost

It’s hard to believe that the fall semester is almost over and the holiday season will soon be upon us.

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04 Dec 2018

Expansion of child care facilities on UBC Vancouver Campus

The UBC Executive recently approved the construction of three- 3,500 square foot modular buildings in Acadia Park, which will add up to 100 child care spaces to the Vancouver campus by the end of summer 2019. 

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26 Nov 2018

External review of the UBC Sustainability Initiative

An external review of the UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is being carried out to assist the university as it considers the reappointment of the USI executive director, Dr. James Tansey, whose current term comes to an end on June 30, 2019.

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23 Nov 2018

Announcing the UBC Emeritus College

UBC is now home to Canada’s first and only Emeritus College – a highly valuable resource that will support faculty members and senior academic administrators as they transition into retirement, and will enable UBC emeriti to continue their vital contributions to the university.

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