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|Launching the search for a new UBC Chancellor
Please note: This message is sent on behalf of the UBC Alumni Association (alumni UBC).
As you are aware, UBC is searching for a new Chancellor as the Honourable Steven Point is stepping down from his role this year.
The Chancellor is the senior statesperson of the university and serves as the titular head. This role advocates for the vision of the university, and plays an essential ambassadorial role in strengthening UBC’s relationship with key stakeholders, alumni and the community the university serves. The Chancellor is the chair of the convocation, confers degrees granted by UBC, and is a member, ex officio, of the Board of Governors, Vancouver Senate, Okanagan Senate, Council of Senates and the alumni UBC Board of Directors. The position is voluntary.
At this stage of the process, we are seeking input from students, faculty and staff. A search committee has been established which comprises:
Natalie Cook Zywicki, Associate Vice-President/Executive Director, alumni UBC will act as non-voting secretary to the committee.
To assist the search committee in their efforts, we would appreciate your input on the following questions:
Please email your comments by April 26 to Boyden Executive Search at email@example.com. All responses will be kept confidential.
We strongly encourage you to participate in this important process. Additional information can be found at: https://bog.ubc.ca/board-members/key-personnel/chancellor/.
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