News + Announcements

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


01 Oct 2019

Dr. Sophia Frangou appointed UBC President's Excellence Chair in Brain Health

Dr. Sophia Frangou has commenced her appointment as the UBC President's Excellence Chair in Brain Health, joining the university as a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.

  • New

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02 Oct 2019

Search for a new Academic Director, UBC Vantage College

A message from Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver

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01 Oct 2019

External Review of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC

A message from Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver

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26 Sep 2019

Resources to support racialized faculty at UBC

A message from Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver

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25 Sep 2019

Extension of appointment of Professor Rickey Yada, Dean of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems

A message from Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Governors, on the recommendation of Santa Ono, has approved the extension of appointment of Professor Rickey...

  • Reappointment

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24 Sep 2019

Statement from the Provost regarding controversial speakers

To the students, faculty and staff of UBC:

I wish to address the community on news that the student-led UBC Students for Freedom of Expression, which is independent of the university, has invited several controversial speakers to present their views on campus through the fall.

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23 Sep 2019

Search for a new Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women and Gender-Diverse Faculty

A message from Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver

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23 Sep 2019

External Review of the Faculty of Medicine

An external review of the Faculty of Medicine is under way. The terms of reference for the review can be found here.

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