Student Employees

Broadcast e-mail messages targeted to UBC Student Employees.

Sexual Assault Policy Update

n recent months UBC has made significant strides to improve its policies and practices for addressing and responding to sexual assault.

Recognizing the importance of this issue, I wanted to share some updates around progress and next steps. These include an extension of the consultation process and a series of information sessions.

Message from Professor Santa Ono – developing a new UBC vision

One of my top priorities over the coming academic year will be the development of a new vision and strategic plan for UBC.

UBC has been extremely well served by Place and Promise, the plan introduced in 2009 by President Stephen Toope; since then, however, the world has changed in many ways, and our university needs to revisit its goals and priorities to reflect those changes.

Message from Professor Santa Ono – join the conversation

Today I am proud to formally begin my new role as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia.

Farewell to Dr. Martha C. Piper

Last year, Dr. Martha C. Piper returned to UBC as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor. On June 30, she will formally end her second period of leadership at UBC.

Dr. Piper’s passion and dedication have been extraordinary, and her advice to the Board and the senior administration has been invaluable.

Sexual Assault Policy consultation

As a follow-up to my message on June 7, the Board of Governors has referred Policy #131 (Sexual Assault) http://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/files/2016/06/Proposed-Policy-131.pdf for consultation: all members of the university community are encouraged to provide their comments.