Broadcast e-mail messages targeted to UBC Faculty.

Release of the Paula Butler Review Executive Summary

In December 2015, barrister and solicitor Paula Butler, of Butler Workplace Solutions, an independent expert in workplace harassment, was retained by the university to review UBC’s response to concerns of sexual harassment and sexual assault raised by UBC students regarding a fellow student.

Presidential search: Position profile finalized

The past month has been very active for the Presidential Search Committee and I am delighted to announce that we have finalized and made public the position profile for the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC. The document titled ‘Information for Candidates’ may be found here: http://bog.ubc.ca/files/2016/02/UBC_Information_for_Candidates.pdf

Rainbow flag burning incident shakes UBC

Our community has been shaken by a distressing incident directed at our LGBTQ+ community members and specifically the Pride Collective at UBC. As we shared in a statement last night, the university received news on February 9 that the pride rainbow flag raised at the opening ceremony for OUTweek (February 5), was burned sometime over the Family Day long weekend.

A statement on Board Governance at UBC

We are writing to the UBC community in our roles as the new Chair of the Board of Governors and the Interim President to address some of the issues that have been raised recently regarding Board governance.

2016 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for Nominations

2016 President’s Awards for Staff: Call for Nominations