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Inviting your comments re: Policy 93 (Open and closed meetings of the Board of Governors and standing committees)

In April of this year, the UBC Board of Governors requested a comprehensive review of Policy #93. This was in response to sensitivities expressed by many members of the UBC community in the wake of the leadership change that occurred last year.

Be part of Homecoming, Saturday, September 17th!

You’ll want to be one of 10,000 fans at Thunderbird Stadium for the biggest event of the year #UBCHomecoming 2016! This UBC tradition starts on Saturday, September 17th at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre where it kicks off with the Great Thunderbird Trek and carries on to a high-energy pre-game street party at Thunderbird Stadium. Wear your ‘Blue and Gold’ and come cheer on the 2016 Vanier Cup Champion UBC Thunderbirds football team as they take on Regina. Tickets are available now, get yours early to avoid lineups at the stadium. #gobirdsgo

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.